"Diaspora, a widely anticipated social network site built on
open-source code, has cracked open its doors for business today, at
least for a handful of invited participants.
""Every week, we'll invite more people," stated the developers
behind the project, in a blog item posted Tuesday announcing the
alpha release of the service. "By taking these baby steps, we'll be
able to quickly identify performance problems and iterate on
features as quickly as possible."
"Such a cautious rollout may be necessary, given how fresh the