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Brady Hurlburt

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August 18, 2020
Building Successful Online Communities book cover

Building Successful Online Communities: Evidence-Based Social Design by Paul Resnick, Robert E. Kraut, and Sara Kiesler

A comprehensive book applying basic economic and psychological principals to community design. I learned there are two types of affective commitment people can have to a group – identity-based and bond-based – and that turning knobs on your site that encourage one may hurt the other.