Pat Farrell wrote:What you can do is an engineering estimate, figure out time to brute force one attempt, put a large number of multi-core systems on it in parallel and come up with a number.
Ryan McGuire wrote:
Bear Bibeault wrote:It's a phrase that can be spoken and is easy to remember, but would be impossible to guess.
You HOPE it's impossible. If I had to guess, it might have something to do with motorcycles, your dog and/or blowing up tanks for the military. :-)
Bear Bibeault wrote:It's a crappy interview question. Memorizing stuff like this is in no way a good indication of understanding.
Luke Kolin wrote:In order to get a bad job, you are supposed to clear this kind of interview. Bad interviewers clear bad people.
Lester Burnham wrote:I'm sure there are basic Flash video players available for free somewhere on the net. Make sure that whatever site ends up hosting the video file doesn't charge you for download costs per MB, because that's going to be expensive.
Why can you not upload the file to YouTube? It would be much easier than anything you would cook up on your own.