Joel Spolsky

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Joel Spolsky

Avram Joel Spolsky (born 1965) is a software engineer and writer. He is the author of Joel on Software, a blog on software development.

He was a Program Manager on the Microsoft Excel team between 1991 and 1994. He later founded Fog Creek Software in 2000 and launched the Joel on Software blog. In 2008, he launched the now-successful Stack Overflow programmer Q&A site in collaboration with Jeff Atwood.

Using the Stack Exchange software product which powers Stack Overflow, The Stack Exchange Network now hosts over 100 Q&A sites.

Talks by Joel Spolsky

The Cultural Anthropology of Stack ExchangeSeptember 2012
Simplicity vs Value – Trades Offs in Software BusinessesSeptember 2009
Being number 1September 2008

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