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Case Study Candidates, with points of contact

See also CaseStudyQuestionnaire.

Scaling

  • Disqus (Brett Hoerner, David Cramer)
    • Powers commenting on CNN.com, MTV.com, Engadget. 250 million users per month, 17,500 requests/sec. they have around 100 servers. See slides on Scaling Disqus.
  • addons.mozilla.org (Jeff Balogh) - Site serves 165 million requests per month. Was previously using CakePHP.
    • JDunck - Contacted to do study Sept 13, 2010.
  • BazaarVoice (Jon Loyens)

Non-profit

Government

  • NASA Nebula (Jesse Andrews)
  • Library of Congress (@acdha, @edsu, @dchud)

Education

  • University of Texas (Gary Wilson)
  • Nazareth College (@StevenLukeSmith / fvox13)
  • University of Missouri (Columbia MIssourian & The Maneater)

Media, news

  • Guardian (Simon Willison?)
  • Cox Media (Chris Heisel)
  • Onion (Tom Tobin, Michael Greer) - interview http://djangositeoftheweek.com/av-club/
  • Everyblock (Adrian Holovaty, Joseph Kocherhans)
  • http://projects.washingtonpost.com (Ryan O'Neil, Jackie Kazil)
  • USA Today (@kjam)
  • Chicago Tribune ( Christopher Groskopf / @onyxfish )
  • Zimbio (Bruce Martin, Danny Khatib)
  • GlobalCom ( @gabrielfalcao )
  • The Washington Times
  • St. Petersburg Times
  • Boston Globe
  • New York Times Regional Media Group
  • Congressional Quarterly Roll Call
  • NPR
  • LA Times
  • California Watch
  • Dallas Morning News

Big business

Games, Comics

E-Commerce

Sports

VoIP

Others, not sure

  • http://politifact.com/ ( Matt Waite/@mattwaite , @jeremybowers )
  • Mahalo (Jeff Ammons, Jacob Burch)
    • Working on case study as of 10 Sept 2010.
    • Draft shared w/ JDunck, DGreenfeld, AMcKay as of 16 Sept; feedback due by Sept 24.

Should mine http://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=750142

Consultancies as leads to testimonials from their clients? (Lincoln Loop, Caktus, etc.)

  • Lincoln Loop - We Like Small ( Paul Solomon )
    • JDunck - contacted 20 Sept 2010.
  • Interaction Consortium - NSW AU Art Gallery (Greg Turner)