Serena Williams’ fiancee, Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian, is down in Austin, Texas at the SXSW tech orgy to proselytize about his dumb website. Ohanian, who surely exists in a different reality than you or I, says Reddit is “the global water cooler where people’s minds are changed about things.” Riiight.
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.
We freaking love the chaotic world of Reddit. But if you had to explain the intricacies of Reddit to your mother, how on Earth would you even begin? This video should help.
Aaron Swartz, a 24-year-old programmer and former Reddit employee, has been indicted on charges of stealing 4 million documents from MIT and JSTOR. He's accused of breaking into a restricted area of MIT to access MIT's computer network.