Hack-A-Day Anniversary 01 – First post!

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A year ago today, Phillip Torrone posted the first hack of the day: a redbox built from a RadioShack phone dialer. We’ll be celebrating all day and you should be able to find us in the #hackaday channel on Efnet.

Since this about the first post I thought it would be fun to cover “first post!” phenomena on Hack-A-Day. Our audience has gotten huge over the last year, but the behavior of “first post”ers is still silly. Here’s why:

Now that we’ve covered it

25 thoughts on “Hack-A-Day Anniversary 01 – First post!

  1. Glad this site is around. I don’t know what I would do if I didn’t have all this stuff to try. I’d probably be bored out of my mind. I still find it amazing that after you featured my cheesy digital camera hack I received over 9000 unique visitors but only received ~30 votes for my Jones Soda Co. lables. thpttttt dc:=

    W00T! 4th Post!

  2. good job on the “frist prost” fubster…
    happy birthday hack-a-day i do enjoy your post the most out of all my RSS updates, i have turned atleast 2 other people onto you

  3. ╚╩╝00t four minutes.
    ╚╩╝e have a new record.

    ├┤ackaday’s birthday I think i’ll go load the spudgun with confetti :)
    `_ ╔═
    ├┘╚╗
    __═╝ no caps my ass.

  4. First Proust:
    “As long as men are free to ask what they must, free to say what they think, free to think what they will, freedom can never be lost and science can never regress.”

  5. when first mentioned on slashdot, i bookmarked it without hesitation, and it’s has always been a great a hack site, good color, good style, great content.

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