Academic Hacker News hits Reddit frontpage, top of Google

March 9, 2009

Academic Hacker News ( hit the front page of reddit today and is the top Google result for “Academic Hacker News.”

A redditor pointed out that the lack of comments is a threat to its life. I’m not sure how to get people commenting— suggestions welcome.

The site is up to 162 registered users. I want to encourage more people here to use it, somehow, but Zak believes that the growth will make it less valuable as a research tool.


One Response to “Academic Hacker News hits Reddit frontpage, top of Google”

  1. […] Aran Donohue has created Academic Hacker News, and response has been very good: as he says in his blog, it seems to have real traction.  There goes whatever productivity I had […]

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