Slashdot is Going out of Style in 2006: Of course, it will take a while, but Zawodny predicts that sites with more community will take over.
Haven’t we figured out that the crowd is generally smarter than any one individual in the crowd?
Sites like Digg and Reddit understand that. Even the popular page on del.icio.us provides a more useful insight into the collective mind of a small but active piece of the web. The only difference is that del.icio.us doesn’t facilitate discussion. Both Digg and Reddit allow users to comment on any URL that’s been posted.
For whatever reason, some people still think that Slashdot is a blog. I think of it as a message board in which only a small group of the members have the privileges required to create new posts.
Feedster will also die, apparently.