Who does the Internet think that I am?

So here is how the Internet sees me…

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I know the print is small and you may not be able to read it, but from left to right, here are the categories associated with me on the internet: sports, management, genealogy, family, and religion.

That’s about right. You can try it too HERE.

Here is a brief explanation of this application, from the Personas” website:

Personas is a component of the Metropath(ologies) exhibit, currently on display until Sept 09 at the MIT Museum by the Sociable Media Group from the MIT Media Lab (Please contact us if you want to show it next!). It uses sophisticated natural language processing and the Internet to create a data portrait of one’s aggregated online identity. In short, Personas shows you how the Internet sees you.”

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