Microhoods: Small, Cheap, & Under Control?
Too long, didn’t read: LOVELAND’s working on a system that divides Detroit into many small sections that people with local knowledge can easily explore and update information about. Put the many small sections (AKA Microhoods) together, hold your face a foot away, stare into the distance, and a city comes into focus. Surprise surprise. LOVELAND Technologies has cleared off some desk...
One Day In Detroit Progress
The One Day In Detroit user-generated tour guide app is starting to look pretty slick. Still a ways to go, but it’s functional and simple. We’ve grown our little group of alpha testers and udate-getters to around 30 and have a narrow stream of sweet tours trickling in. If you want to join the group, hit me at email@example.com. Here’s a screenshot of the current look on an...
The Motor City Mark Zuckerberg?
Details magazine recently ran a piece on some interesting projects in Detroit, including LOVELAND. In it they call me “The Motor City Mark Zuckerberg.” As I’ve sheepishly told my friends, better than “known idiot.” :-) I’ll take it, though we’re nothing without Larry the Shadow Zuckerberg:
I’m happy and honored to say that LOVELAND received a modest but awesome $7,500 grant from the Knight Foundation to work with our friend James Feagin for making some new realtime collective action tools and organizing some city events. We’re part of a line up of other awesome Knight grant projects in Detroit. Checkemout. The description of our grant is: Organization: LOVELAND...