I have been
busy. Hence the radio silence.
Also on holidays, then busy, then on holidays again. And kept busy.
Dall-E, prompt: an ukiyo-e painting of a very busy software developer
A thread by Shreyas Doshi which is pretty scary to read.
All of this applies the same to non-remote.
It is surprisingly easy to plug ClickHouse to Kafka and query data from a topic instantly.
This was a very interesting analysis on people who are preparing for interviews at these companies.
Simplifications are good.
This is an archived link to jump over the NYTimes paywall. This will make you reconsider your sleep habits.
I found this linked in an article about the hiring freezes at Google and Meta and I found it super-interesting, regardless of where you do your behavioral interview.
I think heaps are missing from the list. You can get away with BSTs, but heaps are
I’ve been waiting for a while for
Hillel to post this one after seeing the newsletter post earlier.
From the post:
Jane Street is a quantitative prop-trading firm, i.e. they use their internal capital to make markets in liquid assets around the world, balancing completely automated strategies with human intervention.