[FoRK] reddit: from Paul Graham's summer camp

Bill Humphries bill
Mon Aug 15 19:03:01 PDT 2005

On Aug 15, 2005, at 6:06 PM, Rohit Khare wrote:

>> A source for what's new and popular on the web--customized for  
>> you. We want to democratize the traditional model by giving  
>> editorial control to the people who use the site, not those who  
>> run it. All of the content on reddit is from users who are  
>> rewarded for good submissions (and punished for bad ones) by their  
>> peers. You decide what appears on your front page and  
>> simultaneously, which submissions rise to fame or fall into  
>> obscurity.

I see 20,000 Freeper monkeys, all clicking the latest Hindmost,  
Instapundit, or Idiotic Design screed to the top of the list.

Bored now.

-- whump

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