Some days, it’s really hard to repress the urge to raze Hacker News and sow the ground with salt. But hey, at least we’re not alone in our frustration. It seems even Paul Graham gets piqued with his community of angry nerds every once in a while.
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Sometimes, as the nation is in the throes of a divisive national debate or major news event, we at Betabeat find ourselves asking: What does Hacker News have to say about this? (They’ve always got something to say.) Prompted by this Washington Post article pondering why Silicon Valley doesn’t seem too bothered by the shutdown and general turmoil in D.C., Betabeat decided to take the pulse of the site and see what its august body of commenters were saying about the next big political panic, the debt ceiling debate.
Did Mayor Mike Bloomberg, tech champion, join the influential geek forum Hacker News? It appears so. About 12 hours ago, someone registered an account for “mikebloomberg” and submitted a link to a video on Mr. Bloomberg’s website entitled “My Visit to TechStars’ Demo Day in NYC.” Read More