You know that charming little cafe on New York’s Lower East Side that just closed after a mere six months in business—where coffee was served on silver trays with a glass of water and a little chocolate cookie? The one that, as you calmly and correctly observed, was doomed from…
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Huffduffed from http://www.prx.org/pieces/81704-the-red-white-and-blue-bus The familiar faces of the red, white and blue bus, whose lives I will never know.
"The Red, White, and Blue Bus" was produced by Luke Eldridge for the 2012 Third Coast ShortDocs Challenge, a collaboration with EveryBlock, which invited anyone and everyone to produce short audio works featuring at least two neighbors, a color in the title, and three consecutive seconds of narrative silence.
In this presentation from the 2008 O’Reilly Where 2.0 Conference, Adrian Holovaty shares how his site. EveryBlock.com, aggregates data from a variety of sources to provide a feed for the news, events, and civic goings-on that have happened, or will happen, in your city. Thus, mEveryBlock makes it simple to keep track of news for a very specific area. EveryBlock builds their feed by including data about crimes, property transactions, zoning changes, construction permits, movie filming, business reviews, pictures and more.
O’Reilly Media Where 2.0 Conference 24 minutes, 11.3mb, recorded 2008-05-13