Betting on the future, Washington post hires Slashdot founder
March 6, 2012 | Source: ReadWriteWeb
For a clue about how dramatically things have changed, the latest hire made by the Washington Post: Rob Malda (“Commander Taco”), the founder and former editor-in-chief of Slashdot.
Malda is going to work for WaPo Labs as Chief Strategist and Editor at Large. WaPo Labs is the hub of digital innovation and experimentation for the Washington Post Company. It works on mobile application development, news aggregation, and a range of other digital projects, such as the Washington Post Social Reader.