Former colleague Dan Gillmor has pulled back the curtain on the first piece of his new venture. It’s called Bayosphere.

We will reflect — and reflect on — the news, needs and ideas of the Bay Area and especially the technology sphere that is the prime economic driver of the area.

Interestingly, for his technology platform, Dan has turned to Drupal, a free, open-source content management system that is suddenly getting a lot of uptake in the online publishing and citizen media world.