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Joel on Software

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by Joel Spolsky
Friday, August 01, 2003

In every high tech company I’ve known, there’s a war going on, between the geeks and the suits. Read all about it in my foreword to Rick Chapman's excellent new book, In Search of Stupidity.

Meanwhile: the CityDesk 2.0 release candidate is here. If you have been using any version of the beta, please upgrade to the 2.0 release candidate. If you have been using 1.0, this is a pretty dang stable release thanks to the beta testers from four prior rounds of beta releases, so you can feel reasonably safe about using it. In a week or two if no major new problems crop up, we'll rerelease this as the Gold version of CityDesk 2.0. Getting the Release Candidate

 


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