Recruiter: <the candidate> said he has JavaScript experience and you said the candidates need Java. I thought those were the same thing.
Me: 😑 🤦‍♂️

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... I was today years old when I learned Java and JavaScript are not the same...

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Liberal arts majors are dumbasses 🤷‍♂️

Recruiter: "I need someone with Sequel experience"

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Going to be pedantic and say it was originally called SEQUEL in the 70s when IBM developed the language. But that was trademarked by another company so it was abbreviated to SQL.

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Wait, so they aren’t talking about coffee????

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Similarly, when I mentioned Python and micro services among required experiences, the candidate replied: most programs I write are often very small, sir. Never too big. 🤦‍♂️

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Java is to JavaScript as dragonflies are to dragons

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