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Fog Creek Goes to ETech

by Joel Spolsky
Wednesday, December 07, 2005

We gave all the Fog Creek programmers a choice of which conference to attend this spring, from a long list of about 12 conferences, and all of them wanted to go to ETech. So that's where you'll find us next March. It was incredibly interesting last year -- most of the presentations, especially the ones that weren't given by the sponsors, were great, but the best part was interacting with the interesting attendees.


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