## 14 stories

You are given the data set of all Google crawled URLs on the Internet -- that's a very large set. Write an algorithm to find the median URL length.

Serialize a list of strings into a byte array. Then deserialize it.

Given a string, return whether it is made of a perfectly repeated string pattern.

Given an HTML with messed up tag nesting, output the correct and unambiguous version of the HTML.

Given that a tree is made of only red or black nodes, return another tree that only has the paths of the original tree leading to a red node.

Given a Google Search Query, find the AdWords Categories best describing it

Seven people are blindfolded and given unique colored hats at a roundtable. How should they cooperate for at least one to guess her own color?

How many binary tree topologies are possible given n nodes?

You have trillions of URLs stored uniquely, without order, across numerous machines, each with a score. Find the 1000 URLs with the highest scores.

What is the most efficient way to sort a million 32-bit integers?

How do you manage your time? Does the company offer any special working hours for you as a master's student? Do they encourage or help financially?

What kind of tasks or skills make them so valuable? And how can you replicate their success?

In the startup's ideation stage, outside expectations are the main cause of failure. If you cannot afford to make a mistake, you will not create.

The rise of Facebook, and the Google Plus strategic cluster-fuck