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  • Tell me about your best manager and your worst manager and what made them so.

  • Tell me about people you’ve loved working with.

  • Tell me about the kind of projects you really love, and projects that drag you down.

  • Tell me what I can be doing to support your reaching the next step in your career.

View Fiasco's suggestions (started by Marc)
Links
https://medium.com/@jocelyngoldfein/how-to-hire-engineers-step-0-what-to-look-for-85ae44bf0a1c
http://bryce.vc/post/18018734466/talk-to-us-about-your-problems
https://www.quora.com/Management/What-are-common-mistakes-that-new-or-inexperienced-managers-make/answer/Elaine-Wherry?srid=Q&share=1
http://www.nytimes.com/2011/03/13/business/13hire.html?ref=homepage&src=me&pagewanted=all
http://www.ewherry.com/2012/06/the-recruiter-honeypot/
http://www.ewherry.com/2012/08/the-best-recruiters-followup/
http://randsinrepose.com/archives/the-old-guard/
http://www.humansofnewyork.com/post/108853481056/after-our-first-meeting-ms-lopez-invited-me-to
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jvns / interview-questions.md
Last active Jul 28, 2021
A list of questions you could ask while interviewing
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A lot of these are outright stolen from Edward O'Campo-Gooding's list of questions. I really like his list.

I'm having some trouble paring this down to a manageable list of questions -- I realistically want to know all of these things before starting to work at a company, but it's a lot to ask all at once. My current game plan is to pick 6 before an interview and ask those.

I'd love comments and suggestions about any of these.

I've found questions like "do you have smart people? Can I learn a lot at your company?" to be basically totally useless -- everybody will say "yeah, definitely!" and it's hard to learn anything from them. So I'm trying to make all of these questions pretty concrete -- if a team doesn't have an issue tracker, they don't have an issue tracker.

I'm also mostly not asking about principles, but the way things are -- not "do you think code review is important?", but "Does all code get reviewed?".

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indirect / tmux-named
Last active Dec 23, 2015
tmux configuration
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#!/bin/bash
# I alias this script to `mux`:
# $ alias mux=tmux-named
# Then I tell terminal to automatically attach new windows to my session named "main",
# by setting the preference named "Shells open with" to this command:
# /path/to/tmux-named main
#
# When working on a particular project, I can jump a session for that project
# by running "mux project-name".
View bibliography.md

Books

Algorithms and Data Structures

The Art of Computer Programming (Knuth)

Programming Pearls (Bentley)

Data Structures and Algorithms (Aho, Hopcroft, Ullman)

@migurski
migurski / deimgify.py
Last active Dec 17, 2015
Store sparse bundle disk images as a series of 24 bit losslessly-encoded PNG images. Let Flickr’s 1TB of storage hold them for you.
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#!/usr/bin/env python
''' Convert a series of PNG images to a sparse bundle disk image.
Image file names are passed in as command line arguments.
Example:
ls *.png | xargs deimgify.py
Output:
Goodtimes.sparsebundle/Info.bckup
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hellerbarde / latency.markdown
Created May 31, 2012 — forked from jboner/latency.txt
Latency numbers every programmer should know
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Latency numbers every programmer should know

L1 cache reference ......................... 0.5 ns
Branch mispredict ............................ 5 ns
L2 cache reference ........................... 7 ns
Mutex lock/unlock ........................... 25 ns
Main memory reference ...................... 100 ns             
Compress 1K bytes with Zippy ............. 3,000 ns  =   3 µs
Send 2K bytes over 1 Gbps network ....... 20,000 ns  =  20 µs
SSD random read ........................ 150,000 ns  = 150 µs
Read 1 MB sequentially from memory ..... 250,000 ns  = 250 µs