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Now displaying: July, 2015
Jul 30, 2015

Cameron Norris (/u/cameronwevolver) is the focus of this week’s episode of Upvoted by reddit. We discuss Cameron’s upbringing, how his interest in bionics developed, working with Wevolver, his offer to help /u/doctorspacemann, how redditors banded together to help him, and the crowdsourcing of reddit Builds Bionics.

 

This episode features Cameron Norris /u/cameronwevolver, Neela Janakiramanan, and Yev Pusin (/u/yevp).

 

This episode is sponsored by Audible, Stamps.com, and Backblaze.

 

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/u/doctorspacemann’s post

Reddit Builds Bionics Website

Cameron’s Latest Update

inMoov Robot

Exii

Jul 23, 2015

/u/tomato_juice99 and the Shartmander are the focus of this week’s episode of Upvoted by reddit. In the story of /u/tomato_juice99 we discuss how he developed teeth problems, reached out to reddit, connected with Dan Noorthoek, the reddit community’s contribution, and his incredible transformation. In the Shartmander’s story we discuss who he is, the story behind his tattoo, all the Shartmander merchandise, and his brief internet fame.

 

This episode features /u/tomato_juice99, /u/danhook, /u/yllwsnow2, Noah aka the Shartmander, and Yev Pusin (/u/yevp).

 

This episode is sponsored by Audible, Stamps.com, and Backblaze.

 

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Jul 16, 2015

Unidan (/u/unidanx) is the focus of this week’s Upvoted by reddit. We discuss how he fell in love with science; his comedic development; discovering reddit; reddit fame; his ban; the aftermath; harassment; what he is currently been up to; and what he has learned from the experience.

 

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

 

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Jul 9, 2015

The events of last week are the focus of this week’s Upvoted by reddit. We talk about what we did wrong; our failure in communicating properly with moderators; what we plan to do in the near future; and what we have learned. I am joined by Chad Birch (/u/deimorz) to discuss his background as a reddit moderator; working at reddit; his recent AMA in r/modnews on Tuesday, and what his new role as the mod tools engineer entails.

 

Relevant Links:

/u/deimorz AMA about Mod Support

/u/ekjp’s Apology Announcement

/u/kn0thing’s Popcorn Comment in /r/subredditdrama

Subreddit Simulator

/r/gaming

 

/r/games

Jul 2, 2015

/u/mach-2 and /u/rhoner are the focus if this week’s Upvoted by reddit. They discuss racism in the united states; the murder of Freddie Gray; racism in reddit; Youtuber, Kain Carter’s video addressing the Baltimore Riots; Mach-2’s post; the recent announcement banning harassing subreddits; hitchhiking; Today Me, Tomorrow You; and the human potential for generosity.

 

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

 

This episode is sponsored by Ting and MeUndies.

 

Relevant Links:

 

Kain Carter’s video addressing the Baltimore Riots

/u/Mach-2’s Comment

You can read Mach-2’s new script here.It’s about disparate perspectives on the 1960's New York mafia and gay secret society through the eyes of a transexual cabaret singer and the detective she rats for.

/u/joe-murray’s post about Ting vs Sprint

/u/rhoner’s comment Today You, Tomorrow Me

/u/rhoner’s piece in the New York Times

/u/frankocean’s Tamale recipe

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