We read Caroline McCarthy's report on CNET News.com that Ning has reached 1 million networks. 

Last fall at MIT, we interviewed CEO Gina Bianchini about the social media network and its opportunity for growth.

Handling the interview for us was our friend Jason Pontin, editor and publisher of Technology Review.

Here's more coverage of the story by Jason Kincaid at TechCrunch.

— Andy Plesser, Executive Producer