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Joel on Software

2000/08/22

by Joel Spolsky
Tuesday, August 22, 2000

Not to rain on everybody's parade, but there are three important ideas from computer science which are, frankly, wrong, and people are starting to notice. Ignore them at your peril.

Three Wrong Ideas from Computer Science

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