Never ascribe to malice that which is adequately explained by incompetence
I am doing a startup!
Cross-browser testing from your browser!
I have written my fourth book!
Be faster than Larry Wall in the shell!
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I have to agree with Ryan; I'm afraid this is what happens when you let a bunch of engineers run HR; they consider coding to be some kind of high and pure art form and are incredibly snotty about it to boot. One can only imagine what fun it's like to work there given this filtering process..!
I've been contacted by Google recruiters several times, and turn them down each time because I've heard that the interview process is so tortured. To dispute what T. Human said, this is 8 interviews with 8 different people, the last five of which were at one location campus. That's still 8 interviews, and 8 sets of opinions from 8 interviewers.
Thanks very much Peter for posting this writeup; I hope you achieve your goal of working at Google if that's your aim, and continued success to you.
(why do I need your e-mail?)
It would be nice if you left your e-mail address. Sometimes I want to send a private message, or just thank for the great comment. Having your e-mail really helps.
I will never ever spam you.
(Your twitter handle, if you have one.)
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