Computer science PhD student Randy Olson likes to analyze reddit in his spare time. We saw his network of subreddits already, but his look earlier this year at the evolution of reddit is more interesting. The yearly breakdowns and explanations are the best part. I’m relatively new to reddit (and totally feel like an old man when I visit), so it’s fun to see what the site used to be. More news and fewer Scumbag Steves, with a humble beginning in nsfw?
Evolution of reddit in stacked areas
How We Spend Our Money, a Breakdown
We know spending changes when you have more money. Here’s by how much.
Who is Older and Younger than You
Here’s a chart to show you how long you have until you start to feel your age.
Where Bars Outnumber Grocery Stores
A closer look at the age old question of where there are more bars than grocery stores, and vice versa.