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Top Interview Questions #5 - Palindrome Pairs and the Trie

Top Interview Questions #5 - Palindrome Pai...

An explanation of how to solve the palindrome pairs interview problem.

Most Important Interview Questions #4 - Word Ladder II and BFS

Most Important Interview Questions #4 - Wor...

An explanation of how to solve the interview question Word Ladder II

Most Important Interview Questions #3 - N Queens and Backtracking

Most Important Interview Questions #3 - N Q...

Solving n-queens in 11 lines of python.

Top Interview Questions and Tricks #2 - Median of Two Sorted Arrays and Divide and Conquer

Top Interview Questions and Tricks #2 - Med...

Solving median of two sorted arrays and learning about divide and conquer.

Interview with a Distributed Systems CS PhD Candidate

Interview with a Distributed Systems CS PhD Can...

We interview a PhD student at the University of Toronto about what Distributed Systems is, what opportunities there are in...

Top Interview Questions and Tricks #1 - 3sum and the 2 pointer technique

Top Interview Questions and Tricks #1 - 3su...

Solving 3sum and learning about the two pointer technique.

Why you failed your tech interview #4 - You couldn't analyze your algorithm

Why you failed your tech interview #4 - You...

Algorithmic Analysis. This episode is about the most commonly failed algorithmic analyses in tech interviews.

Why you failed your tech interview #3 - You didn't prepare for the right environment

Why you failed your tech interview #3 - You...

You’re a snowboarder in the Olympics. An entirely new snowboarding course was built just for this competition, and you (and...

Leetcode 45 Jump Game II - Thinking through interview problems

Leetcode 45 Jump Game II - Thinking through int...

In this post, I’ll ‘think through’ an interview problem (leetcode problem 45- jump game II). Rather than just write the...

Why you failed your tech interview #2 - You messed up your details

Why you failed your tech interview #2 - You...

Details matter. Getting details wrong and being careless during interviews leads to a lot of failed interviews (that probably should...

Why you failed your tech interview #1 - You don't really understand recursion

Why you failed your tech interview #1 - You...

One of the most common reasons people fail tech interviews, is they just don’t really understand recursion. They’ve learned about...

Why you failed your tech interview #0 - Introduction

Why you failed your tech interview #0 - Int...

This series is to help teach you how to get through your technical interviews. Sure, you can just go to...