Beware of “Algorithm Interview” articles

I received an email digest from a popular blogging platform which included after the first few serious and news worthy links some more click-baity content. The article that caught my eye is titled something along the lines of “Questions and Answers to Algorithm Interviews”. In my experience, with few exceptions, articles under the general theme of interview questions are not very good, they’re watered down versions of the real thing, but they must draw clicks because every blog has one. So an article like that surrounded by click-bait must surely fit that description. However, since…