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The Day My Industry Died

by Joel Spolsky
Thursday, July 23, 2009

“Every single industry was going to be turned upside down! New industries would be created! Start-ups would make people rich! Which is really nice, because it's awesome to be rich! And, bonus: It'll never be winter again!”

In this month’s Inc. column, The Day My Industry Died, I retell the first part of the Fog Creek story.


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