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by Joel Spolsky
Thursday, July 28, 2005

I (Heart) UnicodeThe contents of the office next door to us are being auctioned off as we speak. I hope that means we'll be able to expand into there soon: we've totally outgrown our existing office space.

The interns have spent the last two weeks working on performance enhancements to copilot.com. They put in support for automatically finding proxy servers and using them if necessary, and this week they've been working on raw speed. Tonight the whole company is going to sales training, in the form of the play Glengarry Glen Ross.

Thanks to David McNett for sending me the great I (heart) Unicode T-Shirt! He's selling them, both in Mac and Windows format, on cafepress.

 


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