Abby T. Mars

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community January 10, 2018

Farewell, Winter Bash 2017!

Last week, we bid farewell to Winter Bash and packed our Greatest Hats back into their boxes. It’s always a little sad to see the hats get put away for the year, but I always like to soothe my sorrows by reminiscing. (It’s only been a week and I’m nostalgic already.) These hat shots came…
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community December 12, 2017

Winter Bash 2017: Greatest Hits Hats!

The Northern Hemisphere temperatures are dropping and the Gregorian New Year draws close. Across Stack Overflow and the Stack Exchange network, thousands of avatars’ ears grow chilly. It’s the season to warm them up… with hats! But not just any hats: in celebration of the 6th anniversary of Winter Bash¹, some of the most beloved…
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company July 5, 2016

Podcast #71 – A Bunch of Bald Yaks

Welcome to the Stack Exchange Podcast, recorded Tuesday June 28th at Stack HQ! Today’s podcast is brought to you by Eugene McCarthy for President, as well as by IBM. Try the new IBM Cloud Tools for Swift. New this week: one of those two sponsors is a real live sponsor. Bet you can’t guess which…
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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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podcast November 18, 2015

Podcast #69 – It’s Too Rainy For A Parade

Welcome to Stack Exchange Podcast episode #69, brought to you by The Lake Erie Soda Water Company. Your host is Joel Spolsky, joined by First Deputy of Community And So Forth Jay Hanlon and Lord High King of Nerds David Fullerton. Fortunately, the beer arrived shortly after the podcast began, so this one should be…
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Podcast Orange
podcast August 25, 2015

Podcast #67 – Anil Dash and the Firehose of Nerd-dom

Welcome to Stack Exchange podcast episode #67, recorded live from Stack Exchange HQ in NYC on August 11, 2015. Today’s podcast is brought to you by the Stockwell Garage, a Grade II* Listed Building since 1988. Joining us on today’s podcast are Jay Hanlon, David Fullerton, host Joel Spolsky — and special guest Anil Dash…
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podcast August 3, 2015

Podcast #66 – Thank You For Saying Words To Us

Welcome to Stack Exchange podcast episode #66, recorded live at Stack Exchange HQ in New York, NY on July 7, 2015. Today’s podcast is brought to you by The Association of Ex-Fog Creek Summer Interns (AEFCSI). Today’s show is hosted by the usual suspects Jay Hanlon, David Fullerton, and Joel Spolsky, plus ex post facto…
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podcast June 16, 2015

Podcast #65 – The Word Has Two Meanings, You See

Welcome to the Stack Exchange Podcast, episode #65, recorded Tuesday, May 12, 2015 at Stack Exchange Headquarters in New York City. Today’s podcast is brought to you by the Association of Airline Mile Programs and hosted by the usual suspects. We’ll start off with the extremely important and community-relevant subject of why Joel hates frequent…
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diversity May 11, 2015

Podcast #64 – Diverse Hiring and a Cat Named Alan Turing

Welcome to Stack Exchange Podcast Episode #64, recorded in the podcast studio at Stack Exchange HQ in New York City, NY. Our podcast today is brought to you by string cheese! (It can be eaten by pulling strips from the cheese along its length and eating those strings.) Our hosts are Jay Hanlon, David Fullerton,…
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community April 22, 2015

JNat and animuson: workin’ on ur problemz

The Community Team’s first and most important job is to help you, the users. Every day, we hang out on meta sites and in chat, watching to make sure that someone is working on your problems. Until very recently, community managers also fielded each and every request that came through our support ticketing system. (And…
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