Yearly Archives: 2012

company December 24, 2012

Podcast #39 – The One with Wil Wheaton

Today’s guest is Jeremy Tunnell, who says it’s great to be here. He’s the new Product Manager on the Stack Exchange team. He works out of Nashville but is in New York with us, recording live in the podcast studio! Also, on today’s podcast, everyone is going to eat a spoon of cinnamon and ten Saltines. Sam tried to eat a…
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Former GM, Teams & Enterprise
background December 21, 2012

Stack Exchange Gives Back 2012

2012 has come and gone, and we have accomplished many incredible things together. Our little corner of the Internet has changed the way people teach and share information with their peers. This has become a place to share the interests you are passionate about — a place to get better what you do, and you…
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Director of Community Development (former)
company December 20, 2012

Apptivate.MS: the results are in!

After almost three months, Apptivate – the application development contest collaboration between Stack Overflow and Microsoft – has come to an end. Let’s get to the big news right off the bat. Congratulations to our two Apptivate.MS Grand Prize Winners: Piano Time and Layout! Congratulations to Piano Time and Layout! Layout is a powerful tool…
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Director of Community Management
community December 19, 2012

Welcome to Winter Bash 2012!

It’s been an amazing year for Stack Exchange, both as a network of experts and enthusiasts and as an organization. We launched twenty new sites, rolled out tons of user-requested features, and are helping 99% more visitors get answers than we were a year ago. Last year, we celebrated the holidays on Gaming with Hat…
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Community Manager (Former)
background December 14, 2012

Hey there, stranger!

It’s that most wonderful time of the year again — time for the Stack Overflow Annual Survey! So, put down that third glass of eggnog and fire up a new tab. It only takes a few minutes – and there are stickers! As the name suggests, we’ve been doing this for a few years now…
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Community Manager (Former)
careers December 12, 2012

Stack Overflow localizes Careers 2.0 in German

After months of work from our dev team, last week marked the official launch of our first localized site with Careers 2.0 in German. We celebrated the occasion in style on December 5 with a blow-out party at Betahaus in Berlin complete with product demos, free food, free t-shirts, oh, and German beer of course.…
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Marketing (Former)
company December 10, 2012

Announcing the Apptivate.MS competition semi-finals

When we announced the Apptivate.MS competition two months ago, we were hoping that a few members of this community would create and submit a few solid Windows 8 apps – forty or fifty, maybe. A hundred if it really went well. So when we saw all of the high-quality and innovative app submissions that poured…
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Director of Community Management
background December 7, 2012

Meet the new additions to the Stack Exchange clan

The fun continues — in the past month and a half we’ve welcomed seven new hires!  We’re growing at a steady pace and we don’t plan to stop.  Get to know our newest coworkers: Maura Bradley, Sales Representative New York __Originally from the City of Brotherly Love, Maura graduated from the University of Notre Dame…
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Director, People Team (former)
podcast December 3, 2012

SE Podcast #38 – This One”s At Least a 4/10

Welcome to Stack Exchange podcast #38 with Joel, Jay, David, and new special guest Will Cole, PM on the Careers team.  We’re doing a deep dive into Careers today, as we have the launch of Careers in German coming up! Stack Overflow Careers 2.0 is launching in Germany! (Much has happened since the last time…
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Former GM, Teams & Enterprise
company November 26, 2012

Join Stack Overflow in Berlin for a blowout bash on December 5!

Berlin, wir kommen! It’s our last party of the year, and this time, we’re heading to Germany to meet and mingle with the Stack Overflow community! As you may have noticed, we’ve been tearing up Denver this year with our opening reception of our new office and then again during Denver Startup Week last month. So…
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Marketing (Former)
podcast November 20, 2012

SE Podcast #37 – Back At It, Again

Welcome back!  We’re actually back to a fairly normal podcast this week and want to bring you back up to speed on Stack Exchange after our adventures the last few weeks.  What’s on the agenda? What’s new this week? Starting with the review queue and its new segment: the reopen queue! It’s exactly what it…
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Former GM, Teams & Enterprise