Tech: Crossing the Virtual Street

Two new sites, I-Neighbors org and MeetTheNeighbors org want to use the Internet not as an on-ramp to the information superhighway but as a way to help you learn a little more about your street. Launched by M.I.T. professor Keith Hampton, INeighbors.org allows users to create a home page for their community that others can access by registering. Members advise one another about local services such as the best plumbers or baby sitters or spread the word about changes in local government. By registering for MeetTheNeighbors.org a site run by Jared Nissim, a...

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