• Gates Hillman Centers
  • Rashid Auditorium 4401
Career Presentation

From the creators of the Estimathon, the mindbending mixture of math and trivia, comes the CStimathon!

In teams, you'll attempt 13 problems in 30 minutes, challenging your trivial knowledge of computers, CMU, or anything at all. Be prepared to come up with the best set of confidence intervals! They are called Fermi problems, such as:

  • How many computers were connected to the Internet on January 1, 1989?
  • What is the bandwidth under the Atlantic Ocean?
  • How many YouTube videos have more than 1 billion views?

REGISTER:  Sign-ups close Tuesday, October 8 - 11:59pm ET.


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