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TED Talks: Season 2016

2016x84 R. Luke Dubois: Insightful Human Portraits Made From Data
TV-PG

  • 2016-04-26T05:00:00+01:00 on YouTube
  • 15 mins
  • United States
  • Documentary, Special Interest

Artist R. Luke DuBois makes unique portraits of presidents, cities, himself and even Britney Spears using data and personality. In this talk, he shares nine projects - from maps of the country built using information taken from millions of dating profiles to a gun that fires a blank every time a shooting is reported in New Orleans. His point: the way we use technology reflects on us and our culture, and we reduce others to data points at our own peril.

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