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I Want You To Want Me

Video explaining Jonathan Harris’s new project showing at Design and the Elastic Mind at MOMA (which I still haven’t been to yet). It’s a look at online dating, which, as usual, humanizes the data in a way only harris could.

(As a side note, this is the first time I’ve noticed the YouTube icons to allow you to raise the quality. It’s cute, they use an old looking TV for regular and a flatscreen looking thing for the higher quality version).

In unrelated YouTube diversions: Stefan from theAPT explains the impact of smurfs on architecture and Charlie Rose on Charlie Rose (via Fimoculous).

April 21, 2008