Thanks for Slashdot, Rob. It was very influential for me while growing up with technology. Had it not been for
/. I might have become a corporate drone cutting and pasting C# code on a Windows machine. As it is, I'm a corporate drone hacking away on Lisp code using Linux and a tiling window manager. Thanks for keeping me sane!
Seriously, I think you were a major force in the Free Software & Open Source movement, Linux / Unix and keeping us sceptical of Microsoft.
Here's to Nathalie Portman and hot grits!