One of the things we hope will happen when we deluge folks with just-in-time news and information about their neighborhoods (geographic and virtual) is that it will inspire more interaction between neighbors.

Via Snarkmarket, an interesting experiment in Berkely, CA to see if wireless uses in a cafe’ will interact more because of a virtual introduction system. I’ll be interested to see what they learn.

Mike Orren is the Chief Product Officer of The Dallas Morning News; President of Belo Business Intelligence; husband to Crystal Orren; and a Mungarian at Munger Place Church in Dallas, TX. All opinions herein are mine alone.