This post will likely never be read, buried under the weight of hundreds of other posts, most of them very similar in nature to my own. I was a late comer to Slashdot, picking up reading after I graduated from college and got my first corporate job. This job was a joke and I stayed there for far too long; the reason I did so was because it afforded plenty of free time to browse the web and, in turn, discover Slashdot. While not every story posted was a piece of gold, the community of nerds, geeks, and other tech people kept me engaged in reading the comments, trolls and insights alike. Slashdot will always be a daily visit for me and while Rob Malda won't be an editor in chief any longer, I hope that the letter and spirit of the site he created and raised, like his very own child, will continue to grow and evolve. Stagnation is the worst the could happen with any web site, tech related or not; hopefully this is the beginning of a new era for Slashdot, and I'm both excited and saddened to experience it. Best of luck to you, Rob "CmdrTaco" Malda.