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Joel on Software

2001/03/19

by Joel Spolsky
Monday, March 19, 2001

Philip Greenspun has been a key inspiration to many people, including Fog Creek. We owe him a debt. He started a company called arsDigita, which was really just another consulting company for the Internet, but it had two things which made it uniquely different. It had a personal voice, and it had education.

But now it doesn't have Philip, and that's a real bummer.

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