Ned Ludd and his 19th century band of "luddites" waged war against the fragmenting force of industrialization. Today's technology haters repeat the familiar refrain. Until recently, their claim was not without merit. Then along came social networking, connecting friends-of-friends, distant relatives and even perfect strangers.
localbloxSo, what's the next big thing? The web's final frontier just might be your own back yard. Enter LocalBlox.com - a burgeoning new site designed to connect you with the people in your neighborhood - those folks you pass every day on your way to the local park or café.
LocalBlox is the brainchild of Sabira Arefin, who envisioned a virtual space where neighbors could connect and share information about their own, real-world communities. "I thought it would be nice to have a Facebook for neighbors," says Arefin, "You can share information on the latest happenings, or just ping them and say hello. Who has the time to knock on doors these days?"
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