Jul 19, 2018
Online Communities 2018
In this episode:
check in on online communities in 2018 from how we’re feeling about
them to how we interact with them day to day.
started blogging and this podcast for the community. To make
friends. To bring people together over things we love. And while
the communities and their platforms may have changed, we may be
getting back to a more personal era of online talk.
we use online communities has changed a lot over the past ten
years. We go through what it means to be a Redditor or a lurker,
making friends on different platforms, and even how we balance the
need for calm in places with still wanting to know about people's
lives and how things affect them as people.
discusses how things that are forums-based bring out the worst in
him because of his old Bad Internet Habits.
talks, again, about how you need to unsubscribe from
all of the default Subreddits. Then you can find ones you
discuss Slack and Discord, and how they are iterative takes on IRC
from back in the day.
still thinks Discord is all about voice. Beej tries to convince him
uses Slack for play, but not for work. He's backwards!
got wild hair and set up a Geek to Geek Patreon at https://www.patreon.com/geektogeekcast
both been sucked into MMOs so hear us catch up on FFXIV, World of
Warcraft, and Elder Scrolls Online.
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