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Joel Spolsky
NYC gay techie. Founded things like Fog Creek, Trello, Stack Overflow, and Glitch.
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Joel Spolsky Dec 6
"In the interest of deflecting a million questions about what I’m doing nowadays, thought I’d update my long-suffering readers here."
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Joel Spolsky Nov 4
Microsoft replaced an in-house Q&A system with Stack Overflow for Teams, and went from 900 to 70,000 employees using it. In a couple of years they have built up a knowledge base of 80,000 answered questions!
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Stack Overflow Oct 15
Did ya miss us? The Stack Overflow podcast has returned with new hosts, new ideas, and an interview with our new CEO! Tune in, subscribe, and spread the word
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Anil Dash 🥭 Sep 24
I'm *really* excited for this new era for ! Prashanth deeply impressed me with his thought & care about how to evolve Stack Overflow to keep its vital core as an essential resource while making it both a truly welcoming community and a vibrant, growing business.
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Joel Spolsky Sep 24
I'm excited to announce that Prashanth Chandrasekar is taking over as CEO of Stack Overflow. Welcome aboard, !
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Joel Spolsky Jul 9
Replying to @spolsky
Here's the announcement:
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Joel Spolsky Jul 9
Glitch, the simply app development tool that came out of Fog Creek Software, raised a $30m Series A.
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Joel Spolsky Jun 17
Replying to @TD_Fields
Going forward, ... Put a pin in that At the end of the day Good talk!
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Joel Spolsky Apr 30
All kinds of fancy new Stack Overflow for Teams features for larger organizations shipping today!
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Joel Spolsky Apr 30
I didn't realize Expensify had such cool offices :) Of course, they use Stack Overflow for Teams for internal Q&A.
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Stack Overflow Apr 22
We're hiring! Check out our new and improved profile on to see open opportunities and get a sneak peek of what life is like at Stack Overflow.
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Joel Spolsky Apr 9
Every year, Stack Overflow surveys thousands of developers to see how they work, what tools they are using, and how they're feeling on a wide range of topics. The 2019 results are out today!
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Anil Dash 🥭 Mar 28
"If there’s one thing I have learned by now, it’s that there’s always someone in the community who can answer the questions I can’t." announces that is looking for a new CEO in a perfectly community-focused way.
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Joel Spolsky Mar 28
We’re looking for a new CEO for Stack Overflow. I’m stepping out of the day-to-day and up to the role of Chairman of the Board.
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Stack Overflow Mar 12
Stack Overflow launched in 2008, demonstrating what’s possible with the internet: an open community that gives people knowledge at their fingertips. Since then, over 1.8M people have visited us just to learn how to exit Vim.
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Method Jan 31
A balance between free speech and limits is necessary for the internet and social media, but policies need transparency, consistency and accountability, says CEO "Without these things, people stop being engaged in a social network."
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Joel Spolsky Jan 23
Stack Overflow's is open. Take it and share it with everyone who codes!
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Joel Spolsky 27 Sep 18
And, Stack Overflow is 10! Happy birthday!
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Joel Spolsky 26 Sep 18
Replying to @rajatdeshpande
Yeah, sorry about that :( At the time, 18 years ago, Kannada was not supported properly in Unicode, so people just used weird fonts which had to be embedded in the web page, and it really didn't work. Luckily that is all fixed now
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Anil Dash 🥭 25 Sep 18
So, some big news: After 18 years, Fog Creek is now officially , Inc. It's a new name for the company to reflect the fact that we're all-in on Glitch as our future.
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