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Design a parking system for a parking lot. The parking lot has three kinds of parking spaces: big, medium, and small, with a fixed number of slots for each size.

Mar 23, 2022
2 minutes

You’re given strings jewels representing the types of stones that are jewels, and stones representing the stones you have. Each character in stones is a type of stone you have. You want to know how many of the stones you have are also jewels.

Mar 22, 2022
2 minutes

You are given a positive integer num consisting of exactly four digits. Split num into two new integers new1 and new2 by using the digits found in num. Leading zeros are allowed in new1 and new2, and all the digits found in num must be used.

Mar 15, 2022
2 minutes

I’ve been playing with javascript lately. One of the things I’ve been doing is leetcode excercises to familiarize myself with the usage of new syntax. Starting from the easy problems and working my way towards more difficult problems.

Mar 14, 2022
3 minutes

I recently found myself with 100 resumes to sort through over the course of 2 afternoons. I was a bit surprised by what I found and discovered that I have some opinions on the topic. In most cases these are contrary to what you will be told by a recruiter.

Nov 26, 2021
4 minutes

In my exploration of tools for data engineering and analytics I stumbled on the Cloudera Quickstart Docker Image. It appears to be a one stop shop for getting a full data environment running on your laptop - single node. It’s not suitable for processing serious data but you can use it for learning or demoing. Only problem is it is a little older and no longer supported. What a shame.

Jan 17, 2021
2 minutes

I still remember my wife crying on the way home from the airport after she picked me up. It wasn’t a singular event. She was pregnant. And we already had 2 children under the age of 5.

Nov 24, 2020
6 minutes

About how 5 months ago I went through a screening for a job. It was a referral from a friend and it had been a while since I responded to a recruiter. I was surprised how the process has changed in the past 5 years.

May 13, 2019
5 minutes

This week I’ve been looking into moving my blog from wordpress self-hosted to a generated static site hosted on netlify. I was literally blown away at how dead simple it is to get up and running on netlify.

Apr 26, 2019
2 minutes

Over the past few months I’ve lost 38lbs fat and muscle. My thirst has been insatiable - at least a gallon of water per day. Plus anything else I can get my hands on. Juice, pop, milk. I eat anything I want as much as I can. And I sleep all the time. I’ve slept through the whole winter (or been sick in bed).

Mar 01, 2019
3 minutes