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Postby FN » Wed Mar 02, 2011 5:19 pm

Hey Ken,

Just saw your art work via a post over at reddit http://www.reddit.com/r/reddit.com/comm ... k_i_asked/ and there was some interest in trying to convince you to do an Ask Me Anything (AMA) post. Essentially, you make a post saying who you are and that you're willing to answer any question (obviously within reason) that the community has.

A recent AMA was done by Congressman John Garamendi ( http://www.reddit.com/r/IAmA/comments/f ... i_dca_ama/ ) if you'd like to see an example of what I'm referring to. Another popular format, for the busy folk, is to just ask the community for a set number of questions. The community will then vote up their favorite questions and you can then answer the top 10 (or however many you set). The IBM Watson team did this format: http://blog.reddit.com/2011/02/ibm-wats ... -your.html

In case you haven't used reddit:
If you're interested head over to reddit.com and make an account. Then head to http://www.reddit.com/submit - Click 'Text' tab, enter a title, enter some text (have to enter text so you can edit it later), type in "IAmA" under the "reddit" field and off you go.
The site gets about a billion http://blog.reddit.com/2011/02/reddit-b ... erved.html page views a month. While I'm not all that good at math, I'm sure a quality IAmA could sell you a few extra books (and put Watson back in his place) so make sure your marker hand is ready for custom artwork!

Edit: I'm a fool.
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Postby Ken Jennings » Wed Mar 02, 2011 7:40 pm

I've actually been planning to do an AMA ever since there was so much clamor for it during the Watson thing. I just haven't had time yet. Stay tuned.
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