Yearly Archives: 2016

engineering February 17, 2016

Stack Overflow: The Architecture – 2016 Edition

To get an idea of what all of this stuff “does,” let me start off with an update on the average day at Stack Overflow. So you can compare to the previous numbers from November 2013, here’s a day of statistics from February 9th, 2016 with differences since November 12th, 2013: 209,420,973 (+61,336,090) HTTP requests…
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Architecture Lead
community January 12, 2016

Stack Exchange Year in Review 2015

I think we have to enjoy what we do if we are to succeed.—John Wooden Looking back on the past year across the network, it strikes me that we are very fortunate that so many people take pleasure in sharing their knowledge with others. Everything we (as a company and as a community) accomplished was…
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Community Manager (former)
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company January 7, 2016

Podcast #70 – David Was Wrong And Jason Was Right

Welcome to the Stack Exchange Podcast episode #70! Today’s podcast is brought to you by the BB-8 droid. Today your hosts are joined by developer Jason Punyon, whom you may remember from way back in Podcast #21. Punyon works out of balmy Buffalo, NY. (Here’s the Buffalo sentence they talk about for a weirdly long…
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Director of Community Management
community January 6, 2016

Winter Bash 2015: Hats Off

And here we are again, at the end of another Winter Bash, the annual Stack Exchange celebration where the hats are made up and the points don’t matter. Who Wore It Best? Most of the fun of Winter Bash is, of course, seeing the actual hats on avatars. So let’s kick off with some pictures!…
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Community Manager (Former)