Alex Miller

community August 24, 2011

Announcing facebook.stackoverflow.com

Without question, the greatest asset we have here at Stack Exchange is the members of our community, their collective knowledge, and their desire to help others.  Similarly, there’s no greater feeling for us than when others recognize that strength and wonder how they can use it to help their users too — ultimately, it just…
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Former GM, Teams & Enterprise
company August 17, 2011

The SE Podcast Setup

We’ve gotten quite a few questions from people about how we go about recording and producing the Stack Exchange podcast from people interested in everything from the hardware to the software and even the process.  Given the recent revamp of the entire setup (which has been happening during our recent break from live shows), I…
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Former GM, Teams & Enterprise
company August 10, 2011

SE Podcast #15 – Michael Natkin

Joining Jeff and Joel this week is Michael Natkin, from our Cooking.SE site.  Michael is especially interesting because he is a computer programmer, but he doesn’t answer questions at Stack Overflow, only on the Cooking site (he’s our first guest to do so!) – he also writes over at Herbivoracious (which he started back in…
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Former GM, Teams & Enterprise
company August 3, 2011

SE Podcast #14 – Miguel De Icaza

Miguel De Icaza joins Jeff & Joel this week to discuss everything from Miguel’s many projects to identity on the internet to playdates for toddlers.  Miguel is a force in the software world, having initiated and contributed to all kinds of products over the years – he’s also well known for being one of the…
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Former GM, Teams & Enterprise
company July 27, 2011

SE Podcast #13 – Jin Yang

Jeff & Joel are joined this week by Jin Yang – our resident web/graphic designer here at Stack (the distinction between the two becomes a discussion point).  Once we get the proper picture of Jin in the chatroom, he relates everything from his background in design to how he ended up at Stack Exchange and…
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Former GM, Teams & Enterprise
company July 20, 2011

SE Podcast #12 – Patrick McKenzie

This week, Jeff and Joel are joined by Patrick McKenzie – StackOverflow contributor, internet commentator and SEO expert (especially when it comes to driving traffic for Halloween bingo cards).  After a few early tech issues (don’t worry, we cleaned up for everyone at home) we jump right into things, with tons of discussion, including: The big news…
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Former GM, Teams & Enterprise
company July 8, 2011

Documenting DevDays 2011: #1 – Picking Cities & Formats

The following post is the first in a series documenting our ongoing planning and production of the Stack Overflow DevDays 2011 conference series.  Upon joining the Stack Exchange team in April 2011, one of the first meetings I went to was a sit down to discuss the plans for our DevDays 2011 conference.  Most conferences…
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Former GM, Teams & Enterprise
company July 6, 2011

SE Podcast #11 – Rory Blyth

This week, Jeff and Joel are joined by Rory Blyth (with no ‘e’ as he is very insistent) fresh off his move to a new house in Portland, OR.  This week’s topics include: Rory has had a whirlwind of moving and relocating as of late.  Today is the first day he got more than 3…
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Former GM, Teams & Enterprise
company June 29, 2011

SE Podcast #10 – Steve Karantza

Jeff & Joel are joined by Steve Karantza, better know as Shirlock Homes, our #1 user on the DIY Stack Exchange.  Steve is also our first non-programmer oriented guest on the podcast! Everyone wanted to know how Steve ended up on the site: turns out his son is a computer programmer who has used Stack…
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Former GM, Teams & Enterprise
company June 22, 2011

SE Podcast #09

This week, Jeff and Joel are joined by Greg Wilson, an author, developer, and former university professor, who is also an expert on open source software development.  Once make it through the jokes and get his mic sounding great, we can jump in and explore all kinds of interesting topics, like: Everyone’s favorite Canadian airline?…
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Former GM, Teams & Enterprise
company June 16, 2011

SE Podcast #08

This week, Jeff and Joel are joined live “in studio” by Marco Arment, creator of Instapaper and formerly the lead developer at Tumblr.  This week’s topics include: What’s the proper numbering format for podcast episodes: decimal, binary, octal?  There’s also an extensive debate regarding whether Marco has ever been on the podcast: everyone but Joel…
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