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Do you wanna be the Picasso of programming? First learn the rules, and only after break them

UPDATE: Stackoverflow #41 is out. I bet it's going to be the most listened episode ever. This morning I woke up, and suddenly I was flooded by tweets and posts. All of that were about the latest buzz of the moment: “Are Jeff and Joel going crazy or are they just playing going crazy?”. I just want to think that, at least Jeff, is just playing the devil’s advocate, and giving a voice to the silent crowd that thinks that “getting things done” and “ship the product/project” is more important than crafting a good piece of software that can be maintained for...

Jeff Atwood and Joel Spolsky in the TOP 100 Web Celebrities

TechCult, a famous blog about what’s going on in the Net world just published the list of the top 100 web celebrities. The standing is mainly based on how many results they have on Google. Pretty strange that Bill Gates or Steve Jobs don’t show up in this top 100, even though they influenced the web much more than Tila Tequila, Perez Hilton or  Beppe Grillo which are the top 3 web celebrities of the list. The list is full of web developers, Web2.0 startups’ founders, but only 2 from the .NET blogging space: ...

MacBook Pro vs CodingHorror-Hanselman rig

In the last 2 months Scott Hanselman and Jeff Atwood built the "ultimate developer rig". Probably you all are also readers of Scott's and Jeff's blog so I'm not going to repeat all the specs (here is the last Scott's post with a recap of all the steps of the decision and building process). Basically the CodingHorror-Hanselman PC is a Intel QuadCore 2.4Ghz (overclocked to 3Ghz), 4GB of RAM, GeForce 8800 with 768MB of RAM. And the cost for such a PC, monitors (3 of them), keyboard and mouse excluded, is US$ 1903. I don't know how much the same...