I’ve been asked this question enough times now that I might as well put it up here for others to ponder. Question first, and comments and discussion after the jump.
You type a url into your web browser, and then press enter. Describe everything that happens from that point onwards in as much detail as possible.
The devil is in the details.
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A while back I went through an interview at Google. Since I did absolutely horrible (completely and utterly choked), it’s taken a while for the scars to fade. Here are the questions they asked me, in no particular order, during that day.
Few things inspire as much dread and anxiety as the interview process. This screening process, which precedes any job in our industry, is of debatable value. It’s the worst kind of test: subjective, non-repeatable, and entirely qualitative. If the interview was a computer program, it’d be a thousand lines of spaghetti code held together by string, ducktape, prayer, the phase of the moon, and the color of your tie.
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