The winner of the contest is Alex Bendiken
. He will receive a new laptop as well as bragging rights as the creator of the new look of Slashdot. You can see his winning design
in a near complete form now. Feel free to comment on any compatibility issues. We plan to take this live in the next few days. There will undoubtedly be a few minor glitches, but please submit bug reports
and we'll sort it out as fast as possible. Also congratulations to Peter Lada
, our runner up. He gets $250 credit at ThinkGeek
. Thanks to everyone who participated- it was a lot of fun.