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Coders at Work - Question

 
Vijitha Kumara
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Hi Peter,

It looks great that some of the best of the best are interviewed in the book. How the interview carried out ? Did they presented a same set of questions ? Or arbitrary set of questions ?

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Peter Seibel
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All the interviews were done in person in two or three two-hour sessions. I had a basic list of questions which I'd then customize for each interviewee based on specific aspects of their work that I wanted to ask them about or specific topics that I thought they'd have particularly interesting insights about. And then during the interview I tried to have an actual conversation about things rather than just question, answer, question, answer.
 
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