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Joel on Software

2002/07/16

by Joel Spolsky
Tuesday, July 16, 2002

Steven Den Beste wrote an amusing analysis of the extreme cognitive dissonance it takes to be a Mac fanatic. "The hardcore Mac faithful seem to believe just before each MacWorld that this is going to be the time that the Steve finally announces the killer product which is going to rock the PC heathen back on their heels and begins the great exodus from the dark side into the grace of Steve's love."


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