Personas Online Data Portraits

Gleaning information from the internet and using algorithms to process it, Watching the site in action, with animated words sorting into colors, is almost as compelling as the results, making it a popular part of the "Metropath(ologies)" exhibit currently at the MIT musuem. (Zinman is a PhD student in MIT's Metropath(ologies) Through 13 September 2009 MIT Museum 265 Massachusetts Avenue Building N51 Cambridge, MA 02139 …

Kelly Dobson’s Blendie

I know I wasn’t the only kid humming along with the household appliances trying to find the right harmony to make my head vibrate. Right? Um, anyway, MIT Media Lab’s Kelly Dobson must have because one avenue of her work takes that interaction and flips it around. Blendie is part of her series called Machine Therapy which was undoubtedly influenced by her childhood spent living …