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Your Persona

MIT has a new tool on their site that lets you have your web image scraped and organized into a visual persona.
Here’s mine:
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To get yours and read more go here.
Personas: How does the Internet see you?

“Enter your name, and Personas scours the web for information and attempts to characterize the person – to fit them to a predetermined set of categories that an algorithmic process created from a massive corpus of data. The computational process is visualized with each stage of the analysis, finally resulting in the presentation of a seemingly authoritative personal profile.”
It’s much more interestng to watch it being created than the end result. Watch your own being created. Watch mine if you like. Pick a friend.
Compare and contrast your internet persona to your own self image.
Stephen

Posted on: September 8, 2009, 4:49 pm Category: Uncategorized