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The Slashdot Report Part II: Where Does The / And The . Come From?

By | April 9, 2005

 This week’s column is about The Slashdot Effect, (subscription only, I’m afraid) and I’ve already started receiving mail telling me my explanation of the term Slashdot is wrong. Here’s what I wrote: Slashdot (slashdot.org, named after the slashes and dots in a Web site address) One reader commented: Hi Jeremy, The slash and dot in Slashdot do NOT refer… Read More »