Wednesday, August 26, 2009

MIT Personas

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.

I orginally came across this through a post at Tech Crunch: 

I use my full name and also my nickname so I ran it twice and here are the results:

Personas - MIT - Antoine Loup

Personas - MIT - Tony Loup

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