Sources: "Jonathan", Open Radar
quote: Also, a lot of people will freeze under pressure when you give them a simple task like that fizz buzz, and programming is rarely something you have to do under immediate pressure.
quote: You could even argue that you are filtering in the reckless risk takers who don't give a shit if its wrong, and the thoughtful worriers who think you've given them some kind of trick question (I would, it's so easy it must be a trick...) will stumble.
quote: On the exam, we had to code a particular method to find prime numbers within a range. Same type problem as "FizzBuzz", but a lot more complicated.
quote: This quarter we're doing text processing exercises which strain my brain even more.