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Software Engineer Interview Migdal Ha`Emeq (Israel)

Suppose, aquisition is much slowlier, what should be the k

  ? How many threads? and if verse vise? (here they also told me something wrong, they said that hardware is always slowlier than software and I told them that it is wrong!!!)

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k should be 1, so that the measure won't wait for the hardware
in the secondcase, I proposed that there will be some callback funstion in measure that after time t will get signal and release CPU by some kind of yield. One of them told me that callback means busy wait, I explained her that it is wrong and did it in a bad manner, now I am sorry on that... Finally, they said they wanted to hear about different priorities to the threads, I said that in some advanced course, we were taught never to design with priorities manipulations...
It was also too stupied from my side...

Interview Candidate on Jan 11, 2010

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