Solving a classic interview problem with Go


Back to our TechLead: Unfortunately, Facebook's human resources department took offence at the YouTube antics of our star engineer and fired him – a tremendous loss considering the job reportedly paid $500,000 a year [6]. But Shyu, of whom you can never be sure if he's really that cocky or just being self-ironic, didn't care. He is now living off his savings and the proceeds from the YouTube channel. He's still producing new videos on a regular basis, and with 671,000 subscribers, his new job as an influencer might be quite lucrative as well.

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Mike Schilli works as a software engineer in the San Francisco Bay area, California. Each month in his column, which has been running since 1997, he researches practical applications of various programming languages. If you email him at he will gladly answer any questions.

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