Mapping Online Personas

Personas is the new online data portrait project by Aaron Zinman, a PhD candidate at MIT. The program sweeps the internet for information, and then using various algorithms to process it, creating a colour-coded map of your online identity.

The experiment in data visualization is a fascinating way of distilling information about individuals online presence, into what resembles a DNA strip.
Those with stronger web presences and more unique names will obviously generate more accurate results.

Unfortunately for me having a very common name means that I am a psychic median who writes a lot about music and art…

Posted via web from Everything Popular is Wrong

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