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    because choosing your employees/teammates based on 20 lines of python is definitely a good idea.

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      the blog post starts from a problem and describes a solution to that particular problem. sure, other people want to optimize for something else, everyone can, they are free to do that. if you believe a different problem should be solved, that’s interesting to me, and I look forward to reading your problem and your solution to it.

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        It is not much of an exaggeration to say that trying to find algorithmic or technical solutions to humane and social problems is one of the biggest risks to humanity’s mid-term future.

        Someone else said it better: ‘any sufficiently complicated technical problem is a political problem first’.

        This for sure is a nice exercise in algorithms for matching purposes and for automation, but dealing with humans with a blunt algorithm is a terrible mistake, you must approach human decisions with human sensitivities.

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      This is an ideal problem for Prolog.