Joel and Jeff interview Alexis Ohanian and Steve Huffman, the founders and co-creators of Reddit.
Joel and Jeff answer five listener questions, mostly about social software design. Warning: this podcast features a cowbell. Really.
It's a Yeggethon! Joel and Jeff sit down with Steve Yegge to discuss Google, programming languages, writing code, and just plain writing. This episode runs long as a tribute to Steve.
Joel and Jeff conduct a special NYC roundtable discussion with every member of the Stack Overflow team present: Jarrod Dixon, Geoff Dalgas, and Michael Pryor.
Joel and Jeff discuss the Stack Overflow team's expedition to NYC, the seven crucial mistakes we made during development, and how to bridge the skill spectrum between beginning and expert software developers.
Joel and Jeff cover the launch of Stack Overflow, and have an extended discussion with Josh Millard of MetaFilter on how to design social software on the web.
Joel and Jeff discuss Rock Band 2, the "big universe of dumb programmers", and the general anthropology of developing social software.
Joel and Jeff discuss deadlocks, logging philosophy, the value and risks of taking dependencies on your project, and why you want to work with people who don't always do what you ask them to. Really!
Joel and Jeff discuss scaling and social effects in Stack Overflow, how to handle growth and the launch in a controlled way, and answer listener questions about backups, database design, and maintenance programming.
In the eighteenth episode of Stack Overflow, we finally meet Michael Pryor, the co-founder of Fog Creek Software -- and discuss the progress of the Stack Overflow beta in some depth.