The site allows users to tag their chimes with up to five interests such as “Apple” or “architecture”, and let’s people subscribe to updates about a particular topic, essentially a stream of “chimes”that are aggregated based on the tags authors have added to their posts. As on Twitter, users can subscribe to each others’ feeds, though Chime.in offers additional control over what appears in their “chimeline”: Individuals can choose to receive only updates pertaining to a particular subject…”
This is why Gross calls Chime.in an “interest network”, a term that is also a recognition of its creative genius. It’s worth a try. So when you get moment, sign up, log in and chime in.