Now I ask myself: what have I learned from this? Realistically – not much. I am upset that the interviewer didn’t ask me the right questions to guide me towards the right train of thought. I don’t know why Justin told me „this should work,“ when my solution in fact didn’t. I know that this should have come up in the test cases he asked for, but since I missed the flaw when coming up with the algorithm, I didn’t think of testing for it.
Inneneinsichten: Programmierer Michael Kozakov bloggt über seinen verkackten Aufnahmetest für eine Anstellung bei Twitter. Ein lesenswerter Beitrag aus Sicht eines Betroffenen.