This is strange.

In 1960, almost 40 years before the Internet came along, Barbra Streisand drops the “a” from her first name.

Of course, with the unusual spelling, it’s much easier to find her in search engines, on Amazon, etc.

That woman has incredible foresight.

About the author.

In 2000 I co-founded Fog Creek Software, where we created lots of cool things like the FogBugz bug tracker, Trello, and Glitch. I also worked with Jeff Atwood to create Stack Overflow and served as CEO of Stack Overflow from 2010-2019. Today I serve as the chairman of the board for Stack Overflow, Glitch, and HASH.