Crowdsourced neighborhood 🗺 maps to navigate a city 💫
#1 Product of the DayJuly 09, 2017
Hoodmaps is a crowdsourced map to divide cities up into hipsters, tourists, rich, normies, suits, and uni areas. Get painting. 🖌
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Building a startup in public: from first line of code to frontpage of RedditI show how I built a mini startup called Hoodmaps in public from the first line of code to a functioning web app that I got to the frontpage of Reddit with over 300,000 people using it. While recording the entire process on Twitch and Twitter.
Crowdsourced map confirms long-held stereotypes about NYC neighborhoodsPeople sure do love maps about New York City, particularly ones that confirm their long-held stereotypes about neighborhoods around the city. (Remember the one that purports to ID the types of people found at Manhattan subway stops? Or Joe Larson's Judgmental Maps? Yeah, it's been a thing for a while now.)
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