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Smart and Gets Things Done: Joel Spolsky's Concise Guide to Finding the Best Technical Talent by Joel Spolsky

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Chapter 6THE GUERRILLAGUIDE TOINTERVIEWING

A motley gang of anarchists, free-love advocates, and banana-rights agitators have hijacked The Love Boat out of Puerto Vallarta and are threatening to sink it in seven days with all 616 passengers and 327 crew members unless their demands are met. The demands? A million dollars in small unmarked bills and a GPL implementation of WATFIV, that is, the esteemed Waterloo Fortran IV compiler. (It's surprising how few things the free-love people can find to agree on with the banana-rights people.)

As chief programmer of the Festival Cruise programming staff, you've got to decide if you can deliver a Fortran ...

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