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”…


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This entry was posted on December 2, 2010 by in Psychogeographies, Visualization and tagged , , , , .
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