Tech Web Icon Slashdot Turns 15, We Feel a Little Older Too

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As any parent will attest, it's usually your kids that make you feel old, as all their little (and big) milestones are constant reminders of how quickly time truly does fly. In this business of covering all things technology, where things move at a feverish pace, iconic websites that stand the test of time have the same effect. So it goes with Slashdot, a site that's been serving up popular "News for Nerds" and "Stuff that matters" for the past 15 years. Where has the time gone?

Featuring user-submitted news in blog format, Slashdot is one of our favorite websites, and one of the most popular around with some 3.7 million unique visitors per month.

"Slashdot exists for and because of everyone who reads the site; thank you for being part of it," Slashdot wrote in a post today.

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In addition to thanking its readers for keeping the site afloat for a decade and a half, Slashdot announced it will be featuring user-submitted logos this month, the first of which was swapped out today. The person who submits the best one will win a Nexus 7 tablet; all others will receive an anniversary t-shirt.

Finally, Slashdot said it's trying something new as it eyes up another 15 years. The site plans to unveil a blog with information from the developers and editors, which they'll use to provide updates and background information, as well as answer reader questions in greater detail than what's found in the FAQ.

Happy birthday Slashdot!
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acarzt replied on Mon, Oct 1 2012 5:58 PM

How old is

I know i've been coming here for at least a decade now....

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JOMA replied on Mon, Oct 1 2012 7:43 PM

Guessing around then

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acarzt replied on Thu, Oct 4 2012 6:42 PM

lol.... I just needed to scroll down a little further...

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