The weak-signals of such things were the playful social experiences of early pioneers. Location-specific social networks like Dodgeball, Platial, Plazes — and on, and on — were all working from the well-founded hunch that social practices beyond the trinity of the screen-keyboard-mouse will likely be about the production of a new kind of space, one that is a hybrid of the digital and geographical.
And I'd like to add one more to that hybrid, personal/internal. It's great to see people who really get what it is we are working on, instead of just whining about the lack of this or that corporate shopping outlet.
The post uses this insight as a presupposition that supports an inquiry into the actual architectural transformations that will result from this evolution of geo-spatial integration.
Also, any re-use of situationist images is good in my book!