You’ve probably heard stories about tough brainteaser questions asked by interviewers at Google. The now famous “shrunk to the size of a nickel and placed in a blender” question was featured in the film The Internship, a comedy in which Vince Vaughn and Owen Wilson interview at Google. That same summer there were a rash of news reports proclaiming that Google had decided such brainteaser questions were unreliable and would not be used anymore. Continue reading “Interviewing at Google”
Climbing the corporate ladder has traditionally meant going into management. Managers have more responsibility and earn higher salaries than their subordinates. That’s where you had to be if you wanted to earn the big bucks! Continue reading “Understanding the dual ladder”
I’ll give you a topic: Dynamic programming is neither dynamic nor programming. Discuss!
Actually, dynamic programming refers to a class of algorithms (on par with divide and conquer and greedy algorithms). A popular interview trick is to throw a problem at a candidate that can easily be solved with dynamic programming. Continue reading “Dynamic Programming Tutorial”