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community October 10, 2019

Iterating on Inclusion

What’s Next Our original text says: Be kind and friendly. Avoid sarcasm and be careful with jokes — tone is hard to decipher online. If a situation makes it hard to be friendly, stop participating and move on. Our new tenet is: Be inclusive and respectful. Avoid sarcasm and be careful with jokes — tone…
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Director of Product, Community - Former
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for-work July 25, 2018

There are Two Types of Engineering Teams. Which Are You On?

Last week, I wrote about the importance of building an internal developer community on the back of a talk at DeveloperWeek NYC about developers deserving better communication tools.  I shared my thoughts with current customers and those evaluating Stack Overflow Enterprise, and a consistent theme in feedback that I received was that it comes down…
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Account Executive, Enterprise (former)
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community January 31, 2018

Stack Exchange 2017 in Review

“It’s a life’s work to see yourself for what you really are and even then you might be wrong.”—Cormac McCarthy, No Country for Old Men You know the old saw about how 90% of an iceberg is hidden under water? At Stack Overflow, we strive to be a reverse iceberg by sharing as much as…
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Community Manager (former)
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insights January 22, 2018

Remote Work in the 2017 Developer Survey

The 2018 Stack Overflow Developer Survey is open right now, and we on the Data Team are eagerly awaiting this year’s data so we can uncover new insights about the worldwide developer community. Every year, we learn interesting things, whether that’s about student developers’ attitudes toward industries or fictional representations of coders. I work remotely,…
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Data Scientist (former)
code-for-a-living October 16, 2017

How Developers Can Best Negotiate Their Salary

Whether it’s your first position out of college or a more advanced, senior role, receiving a job offer in development is an exciting accomplishment. It can be easy to get wrapped up in the excitement, but you need to keep your wits about you for just a little bit longer so you can get through…
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Principal Data Engineer
community January 26, 2017

Stack Exchange Year in Review 2016

I am not myself at all wise, nor have I anything to show which is the invention or birth of my own soul, but those who converse with me profit. Some of them appear dull enough at first, but afterwards, as our acquaintance ripens, if the god is gracious to them, they all make astonishing…
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Community Manager (former)
community January 9, 2017

Say Farewell to Winter Bash 2016!

Another year has ended, and with that, it’s time to put all the hats back in their boxes. Winter Bash 2016 has come to an end! Over past three weeks, we’ve had ups and downs (err bugs) with hats, but overall, it was a massive success. It appeared that there was fun to be had,…
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Database Administrator at Stack Overflow - Former
code-for-a-living October 11, 2016

Developers: Trash Your Resumes

Last week we wrote about whether a college degree is a necessity for a developer in today’s market. We came to the conclusion that what you can do is more important than how many framed diplomas you can hang on the wall, and the most important thing you can to do make yourself hireable as…
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Marketing (Former)
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)