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Alexis Ohanian, The Guy Who Created Reddit Is Here—Ask Him Anything

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If you've clicked on one of those "meme" things lately or watched a video of something happening, there's a good chance it meandered its way through Reddit, one of the most massively influential websites, ever. Come talk to its daddy.

Reddit, in truest 21st century fashion, actually has two awesome dads—but today we have co-founder Alexis Ohanian. Ohanian made Reddit in 2005 alongside Steve Huffman, which in turn killed Digg, and has gone on to create a company that publsihes XKCD comic books and super-useful travel service Hipmunk. What a guy, right? But how did he get here? What made a guy who majored in business and history with a minor in German—and planned to be a lawyer—go on to make so much stuff that's changed the way millions and millions of people use the Internet and share things they love? What happened? What was it? And what's in that book of his?


We don't know, so let's ask him ourselves.