I pose problems for candidates and then ask them to show me how they would go about solving the problem. Not knowing the answer is also valid, as is asking for help.
Some problems are programming in nature, some are theoretical. The idea is to see if they can think critically, will fit in, be productive and use resources available to them.
The questions in the article show someone who can memorize answers, which isn't what I am looking for.
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