Adrian Holovaty (born 1981) is an American web developer, journalist and entrepreneur living in Chicago, Illinois. He is co-creator of the Django web framework and an advocate of "journalism via computer programming."
Posts about Everyblock
  • Grading Street Fight’s 2014 Predictions

    … to cover, media pundits will struggle to find a storyline on hyperlocal.” Grade: B+ Yes, and no. AOL unloaded Patch to a private equity group a few weeks into the new year ending a disastrous few years of proxy wars, PR debacles and big losses. At the time, the sale of Patch marked the last corporate experiment with hyperlocal media as large firms…

    Steven Jacobs/ Street Fightin Mobile- 11 readers -
  • VIDEO: Hyperlocal Media 2.0 — Events and Email?

    The sale of AOL’s local media network, Patch, earlier this year marked something of an end to a lot of the optimism that once surrounded hyperlocal media. As local media veteran Jim Brady says, the category entered the “huddle for warmth” phase of its lifecycle. But panelists, in general, struck more optimistic tone at Street Fight Summit last week.

    Tim Sohn/ Street Fight- 9 readers -
  • Revived EveryBlock Looking to Work With Community News Sites

    … data is in EveryBlock, users can decide what they want to see and what they don’t. Basically, we allow users to decide for themselves what higher-value data is to them. An additional goal is to ensure that EveryBlock emerges as indispensable tool for information gathering. In contrast to closed ecosystems that predominated the 1.0 hyperlocal news…

    Tom Grubisich/ Street Fight- 14 readers -
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