omy -- look at the number of "community activists" [not just on RBC] who are now looking for a job, resetting priorities and, who knows, leaving the profession
2) The distribution of readers across other sites where the content is being regurgitated, republished, cross-posted and flogged to death. Thankfully on RBC there is not shortage of original content, original thinking and lively discussion
3) Sometimes the social web and its usage evolves faster than some sites can evolve. Look at the chat session, the twitter thingies, live feeds...RBC is a portal as much as it is a potting shed. It is a work in progress. Sometimes as things change they don't appear to be the same as they were before. And even when they appear different, it might only be to you!
Dan, try this for a week. Turn your computer off. See what happens.…