posts tagged 'EveryBlock'

aggregated assault

More props to the EveryBlock team. While checking out my old neighborhood in Chicago, I noticed that they’ve changed the way they symbolize happenings. The following three images were captured as I drilled down on some happenings in Lincoln Square (restaurant reviews, aggravated assaults, etc.).

Notice how the news items are aggregated into proportional [...]

roll your own

If you haven’t checked out EveryBlock (a news feed for your block), check it out. Created by a team of four, including Adrian Holovaty of fame, and released just weeks ago, EveryBlock is perhaps most noteworthy for the designers’ choice to roll their own maps. Paul Smith has a post on just [...]