VIDEO: Joel Spolsky on “How to have nice things”

Every day we’re featuring one of your favourite talks from this year’s event as part of our Summit Speaker Series. With over 300 speakers to choose from there’ll be wide range of topics covered, with in-depth insight from our incredible array of experts.

Today we bring you Joel Spolsky, founder of the Stack Overflow, on the shortcomings of Wikipedia, YouTube comments, and more. You can watch over all the talks from the Summit here, and apply for a 2-for-1 voucher for 2014 here.

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Joel Spolsky

Joel Spolsky is the founder and CEO of Stack Exchange, is a globally recognized expert on software development. His website Joel on Software is popular with programmers around the world. In 2000, he founded his first company, Fog Creek Software, which creates project management tools for software developers and most recently launched a group project management sharing tool, Trello. Prior to this, Joel worked at Microsoft, where he designed VBA as a member of the Excel team, and at Juno Online Services, where he developed an Internet client used by millions. He has written three books, including Smart and Gets Things Done: Joel Spolsky’s Concise Guide to Finding the Best Technical Talent (Apress, 2007) and worked as a contributing editor for Inc. magazine.

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