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Features that make a distributed Internet based mechanism work – Understanding the success of Stack Overflow

27 October 2012 Posted by in category: Internet tools with Tags

The video Founders@Google Presents: The Cultural Anthropology of Stack Exchange discusses design decisions that make 'Stack Overflow' such a successful question and answer system. It is interesting because you can see how the combination of cultural, behavioral, and also technical considerations of the system make it work so well – compared to other systems with similar goals.