Connecting Curious Dots

On the intersection of technology, culture, and everyday life: My semi-updated space to collect and link my thoughts about interesting things I spot.

Visualizing Dating Data

DatingDataWI_madison CA_bayarea

What would a census based on online dating profiles reveal?  Love the maps Luke Dubois created for his soon to be exhibited “A More Perfect Union” project — born of post-breakup openness to any kind of mate, willingness to sign up for every major data site, and nerdy info computation curiousity.  Text frequency visualized on U.S. maps uncover amusing geographic variations in characteristics — how shades of shyness vary across states and how some towns should be renamed “Skeptical”, “Hammered”, “Compulsive”, “Strapless”…

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

Information

This entry was posted on December 2, 2010 by in Psychogeographies, Visualization and tagged , , , , .
%d bloggers like this: