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, 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 a site run by Jared Nissim, a...

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now


Get TIME the way you want it

  • One Week Digital Pass — $4.99
  • Monthly Pay-As-You-Go DIGITAL ACCESS$2.99
  • One Year ALL ACCESSJust $30!   Best Deal!
    Print Magazine + Digital Edition + Subscriber-only Content on

Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!