Hacker News Full of Erlang Articles

Hacker News’s author was complaining yesterday about a spike in traffic due to a ‘fluff piece’ on a woman building a blog to get hired by Twitter. His solution – asking the faithful readership to post only Erlang stories to drive away ‘mainstream’ readers. It worked to drive away less hacky-readers, but probably only attracted more attention. The whole first two pages is filled with Erlang-related submissions.

Update: and it’s happening again as of August 20, 2009. With news of _why’s online persona vanishing without a trace filling HN, another call for only Erlang articles…


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