Why I’m dropping Slashdot from my reader

  • The discussion threads that begin, “I’m a network admin who oversees a 10,000 node server farm. Does anyone have a suggestion for…”
  • The utility of book reviews don’t make sense in a world with Amazon
  • Their content to ad size ratio is laughable.
  • The site design looks 10 years old.
  • Their posts read like an ingredients list on a soup can.

The main Reason:

  • Anything interesting they cover has been covered a week ago by other sites.

Next on the internet: “I’m dropping Brian’s site from my reader because he keeps talking about boring shit like why Slashdot sucks.”

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