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
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How People Meet Their Partners
“So how’d you two meet?” There’s always a story, but the general ways people meet are usually similar. Here are the most common.
Chart of Cousins
For every family get-together I go to, it seems there are more kids running around. I know that they are related to me somehow, but what do I call them? Maybe this chart will help next time.
When Straight Americans Lost Their Virginity
Everyone has his or her own timeline, but here it is in general for Americans.