Adrian Holovaty recently launched EveryBlock.com, a service that generalizes ChicagoCrime.org's style of hyperlocal news to other cities and to a broader range of data types. Six months into a two-year project funded by a Knight Foundation grant, he discusses EveryBlock's accomplishments and aspirations.
Adrian Holovaty is a journalist and computer programmer. He is the founder of EveryBlock, a local news Web site funded by a grant from the Knight Foundation. He has developed award-winning Web applications for washingtonpost.com, Lawrence.com and LJWorld.com, and he is probably the best-known industry advocate for the burgeoning discipline of "journalism via computer programming."
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