Five people are easy to overlook. During the monster furor over AOL's purchase of Netscape Communications last week, the five folks were lost, jutted up against sound bite statistics like "$4.2 billion in stock" and "14 million subscribers." But the fate of these five— the full-time staff of one of the Net's most ambitious, communitarian efforts— will stand in testament to the increasingly tricky balance between experimentation and co-optation online. Can a swarm of... More >>>