Slash7 with Amy Hoy – Pages – Help Vampires: A Spotter's Guide

Help Vampires: A Spotter’s Guide

It’s so regular you could set your watch by it. The decay of a community is just as predictable as the decay of certain stable nuclear isotopes. As soon as an open source project, language, or what-have-you achieves a certain notoriety—its half-life, if you will—they swarm in, seemingly draining the very life out of the community itself.

They are the Help Vampires. And I’m here to stop them.

by way of Sam DeVore

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