The social engineering behind Discourse and creating healthy conversations


Here’s a great talk from one of the founders of Discourse about the thinking and social engineering ideas that went into the design of Discourse (what this site is using):

Lots of great ideas about how to build effective communication in communities


another nice talk about engineering healthy conversations:


Both great talks! Evan expanded on some of his ideas from “The Hard Parts of Open Source” in the thread in meta-discourse in which Jeff Atwood shared the talk as well:

There are also two posts from the Elm community on this topic I found very valuable:

(Apologies for the link dump, but hopefully others who watch the talks will also be thirsty to learn more!)