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Are you good enough for Google?

Who hasn’t spent an hour or two dreaming of working at the Googleplex, where you’re surrounded by the best brains on the planet, you can stop work for a mid-afternoon volleyball break and your in-house Starbucks is but a short Segway-ride away? Well stop it. 

This new book provides sample interview questions and they’re a) hard, and b) a bit weird.

Here are a few: “Use programming language to describe a chicken.” “What is the most beautiful equation you have ever seen?” “Design an evacuation plan for San Francisco.” Remember, show your working.

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Are You Smart Enough to Work at Google? by William Poundstone is out now (Oneworld)