We’ve observed a particular pattern of questions emerging on several Stack Exchange sites.
February 24, 2012 • By Jeff Atwood • In Community, Company, Reference, Stackexchange
We have a lot of Q&A; sites in the Stack Exchange network now. 84 at the current moment. That’s … a lot of Q&A; sites. But most people* don’t find us by browsing the site directory; they find us by encountering a Stack Exchange page in their web search results.
February 18, 2012 • By Jeff Atwood • In Background, Company, Stackoverflow
While we decided a long time ago that we wouldn’t be open-sourcing the core Stack Exchange Q&A engine, we do try very hard to open source as many useful parts of our code as we can.
February 08, 2012 • By Jeff Atwood • In Community, Company, Stackexchange
Scott Hanselman’s article about keyboard shortcuts and web sites reminded me that I inexplicably forgot to blog about our very own totally awesome set of keyboard shortcuts for Stack Exchange!
January 31, 2012 • By Jeff Atwood • In Community, Company, Design, Reference
Way back in 2008, we had Alexis Ohanian and Steve Huffman, the founders and co-creators of Reddit, on the Stack Overflow podcast. We chatted about a bunch of stuff, but one of the things they said that always stuck with me was that Reddit always took an explicitly hands-off, no moderation approach to their content from the very beginning.