Academic Hacker News hits Reddit frontpage, top of Google

March 9, 2009

Academic Hacker News (hnacademic.com) 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.

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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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