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The inside story on how Reddit was created: β€˜I wanted to make the world suck less’


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In college, Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian told a professor that he wanted to make the world suck less. A Total Disruption has just released a new video showing exactly how he accomplished that goal.

Read more at http://venturebeat.com/2012/11/28/the-inside-story-on-how-reddit-was-created-i-wanted-to-make-the-world-suck-less/#wio7ufOPYfoOLiMI.99

"Suck less" is a double negative.

"Make the world better" is the same goal without the double negative.

But this explains a lot. Reddit was started with a double negative.Β 

Google's motto is a negative as well, right?Β 

"Don't be evil" vs. "Do good"

Β Really great post! Thank you for sharing that!

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