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This took me 10 years to realize.

I find myself getting rid of everything clever, my code reads like a boring instruction manual.

I'm starting to deeply re-think how code interviews should be conducted.

Instead of asking smarty-pants questions, we should be asking mediocre questions and just asking someone to put together a straight-forward and simple solution.

Important: it's surprisingly difficult to make code that looks simple and boring :), it often takes some iteration.

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