Amazon Sorting Algorithms

 If you want a programming job with Amazon you have to cram for sorting algorithms like this:


But if you order 10 bottles of $0.97 acrylic paint this is what you get:


3 packages on one trip to the locker, one a cardboard box with a lonely $0.97 bottle of paint in it.

So the emphasis on sorting in Amazon interviews would appear to be well founded.

At least I have a box to put my paints in:

I am a lonely painter, I live in a box of paints. - Joni Mitchell