How to ensure that you won’t get hired, quickly

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I’m currently reviewing CVs, seemingly by the hundreds*. And I run into a guy which has a Github profile link in the CV. Such links are always followed, because seeing someone’s actual work is so much better than just reading some document about it.

But then I saw this:


And looking into the actual repository we have:


While this isn’t quite enough to give you a Darwin Award in the job hunting department (sadly, I saw worse), how could anyone think that having a publicly visible repository that says “I do illegal things to software” is a good idea. Leaving aside that you link that from your CV.

* It isn’t that many, it is just annoying.