Hasnain says:

Great read that goes into the history of hacker news,and also into how moderation and communities have gotten so much harder over time.

Also TIL HN has >5M MAP

“And yet the influx of outsiders doesn’t just change a community; it exposes its assumptions. The tech industry as a whole is having its own Eternal September. The world, with all its experiences and opinions, has come flooding in, and technologists are now reassessing the consequences of the systems and structures they have built or inherited. Some of these systems are social, and include the general modes of thought and expression that Hacker News embodies.”

Posted on 2019-08-11T06:37:27+0000