Derek Liu, Gaia online.
A year ago our first interview was with Derek Liu, creator of Gaia Online. Derek has agreed to answer a new set of questions, telling us about what has changed in one year. October 2004.
Brian Claridge, IGN/VNBoards.
Lead programmer and one of the administrators of the popular IGN Boards and sister VN Boards, Brian tells us about the software running these forums, how they contribute to the site success, and how the transition to a subscriber membership was handled. May 2004.
Fazle Imtiaz, OffTopic.com.
The creator and administrator of the most active general discussion forum on the web tells us about his community and the philosophy behind his way of managing it. April 2004.
Jason Debler and Chris Frezza, CamaroZ28.com.
The founders and administrators of one of the oldest message boards on the web and most active Chevrolet/Pontiac community explain some of the reasons for their success. March 2004.
Marcel Klum, Steven Parker, Daniel Fleshbourne, Neowin.net.
The three administrators of this technology news website focussing on microsoft products present their work, their philosophy and some of the reasons of their success. December 2003.
Nick Catalfamo, NASIOC forums.
The founder of the North American Subaru Impreza Owners Club tells us about his website centered around this car model, featuring technical or fun discussions, galleries and classifieds. November 2003.
Derek Liu, Gaia Online anime roleplaying community.
The creator of Gaia Online presents his community based on anime discussion and showcasing an evoluted roleplaying system. October 2003.