Apparently some of Digg’s employees aren’t super happy that their main source of news about Digg is TechCrunch – probably referring to the news that VP of Engineering John Quinn is out.
Digg Designer Danny Trinh Twitters “I love finding out about @digg company news via @techcrunch. Wonder if they’ll post our lunch menu too..”
Yes, we will.
Digg engineer Mark Lewandowski posted it as a response to Trinh’s Twitter (via Ben Standefer’s Facebook). Tomorrow is Greek for lunch and Sushi for dinner, Danny. Thursday though is more complicated. There’s a three hour lunch and people are told when to come out based on a wristband to avoid overcrowding.
Given Digg’s trouble’s with scaling in general we’re not surprised they have to stagger “traffic” to the lunch line too. Ok, bad joke.
Digg is a user driven social content website. Everything on Digg is user-submitted. After you submit content, other people read your submission and “Digg” what they like best. If your story receives enough Diggs, it’s promoted to the front page for other visitors to see. Kevin Rose came up with the idea for Digg in the fall of 2004. He found programmer Owen Byrne through eLance and paid him $10/hour to develop the idea. In addition, Rose paid $99...