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10 differences between Joel & Paul Graham.

I wonder if there are more!!!

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Permalink Pradeep_TP 
January 23rd, 2006
11. Language

PG: God made Lisp and gave it unto Man to reach him.
JS: Nay! God made C first because he loved Man.
Permalink Sathyaish Chakravarthy 
January 23rd, 2006
PG: Built his reputation building YET ANOTHER online store package, documented the process in a series of popular essays.
JS: Built his reputation building YET ANOTHER bug tracking system, documented the process in a series of popular essays.
Permalink MarkTAW 
January 23rd, 2006
I think the similarities would be more fun...

PG: You're not a hacker like me, I wrote a web-based store. Good luck with whatever piddling thing you non-hackers do.
JS: You're not good enough to work with or for me, I wrote a web-based bug tracker. Good luck on your "MicroISV", the term of which I spit on.
Permalink Phil 
January 23rd, 2006
PG: Work for yourself but owe your life to me: I will fund your startup.
JS: Work for someone else, but learn how to with me: I will train you to be a techie MBA.
Permalink MarkTAW 
January 23rd, 2006
ok, i am trying to be funny here. No insult or injury meant.

PG: Homo Sapien
JS: Homosexual
Permalink Sathyaish Chakravarthy 
January 23rd, 2006
The implication being that homosexuals aren't human? Not a good start to the week.
Permalink Simon Lucy 
January 23rd, 2006
i just said i meant no harm. just couldn't resist the similarities in the words.
Permalink Sathyaish Chakravarthy 
January 23rd, 2006
Congrats Sathy, you've earned a meeting with the Aryan brotherhood while overhere in the US.


PG: I give advice on how to be sucessful that had nothing to do with my own sucess.
JS: I give advice that I don't take myself.
Permalink Phil 
January 23rd, 2006
Phil, you tryna scare me? Cool it!
Permalink Sathyaish Chakravarthy 
January 23rd, 2006
PG: Real programmers are like painters.
JS: Real programmers know pointers.
Permalink MarkTAW 
January 23rd, 2006
good one, Mark. Reeal good.
Permalink Sathyaish Chakravarthy 
January 23rd, 2006
PG Is one person!!
JS is another person!!

I think thats the biggest difference.
Permalink Eric Debois 
January 23rd, 2006
in the same league, Eric, there's also a similarity.

PS: Is a person.
JS: Is another person.
Permalink Sathyaish Chakravarthy 
January 23rd, 2006
Woah. deep. Their biggest difference is also their biggest similarity.
Permalink MarkTAW 
January 23rd, 2006
In this case I think you should have resisted harder.
Permalink Simon Lucy 
January 23rd, 2006
I smell a buddy movie!
Permalink Eric Debois 
January 23rd, 2006
Simon, I somewhat agree with what you're saying but...man! I didn't mean any bias. Seriously. It was just word play. Take it at that.
Permalink Sathyaish Chakravarthy 
January 23rd, 2006
Mark - That was a really good one...
Permalink Senthilnathan N.S. 
January 23rd, 2006
Except it wasn't wordplay, as PG's not explicitly associated with being a "homo sapien," and besides, what makes you think he's not also homosexual?
Permalink  
January 23rd, 2006
The size of their dick
Permalink waow 
January 23rd, 2006
They only have one between them, waow? Interesting. How do you know?
Permalink  
January 24th, 2006
By looks all that i can say is ..

JS: FAT_32
PG: FAT_16
Permalink pradeep_tp 
January 24th, 2006

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