Matt Cutts announced on his personal blog that he will be taking at least 4 months leave of absence a few days ago. http://www.mattcutts.com/blog/on-leave/ It's to spend quality time with his wife. Something that he has been apparently been meaning to do for a while now. Or is it something else - a suspension maybe or a soft goodbye? With the amount of businesses Google has ruined and all the hate that guy gets, I would've taken leave a lot sooner. What do you think's going to happen while he's away...?