How to recognise a good programmer

I don't think am a successful interviewer. In all the time that I have spent on the phone interviewing people, I can't remember even a single one that fit my definition of “cool”. But companies need more than cool people to “chug” along.

Maybe the below article can help me identify people better. And just in time too since the hunting season begins in Feb.

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