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Jun 25, 2015

Steve Huffman (/u/spez) and Alexis Ohanian (/u/kn0thing) discuss the founding of reddit. They discuss Tags vs Subreddits; star rating systems; faking users; the debate on comments; the RTM button; how reddit was originally built on LISP; the front page; recommendation engines; the Google Acquisition offer; Chris Sacca; their meeting with Yahoo; Aaron Swartz; free speech; and their hopes for reddit in the next 10 years.

 

 

This episode features original music by Andrew Joslyn (/u/AJMuse).

 

This episode is sponsored by Ting, Casper and Stamps.com.

 

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Imgur Album with the Screenshots Discussed in this Episode

First Comment Section on reddit

/r/Blog Post on the Ten Year Anniversary of reddit

The Upvoted Speakpipe

Andrew Joslyn’s Website

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