Just Browsing (2017)

A series of video essays on internet culture to debut in Spring 2017. http://iamjustbrowsing.com/

Our Net (2016)

Project in collaboration with Dan Phiffer and Eyebeam. Our Net teaches middle school students a basic understanding of the key components of network infrastructure by enabling students to develop their own private internal networks that are independent ...

ISIS is the ISIS of ISIS (2015)

Video essay / presentation in response to Metahaven’s lecture After Effects, in parallel with Hito Steyerl’s exhibition. Presented at Artists Space.

Emotional Labor (2015)

Created a Chrome extension for Gmail called Emotional Labor. Works on any email sent through Gmail. First write an email. Then click the smiley face to brighten up the tone of the email before sending. ...

New Topics (2014)

Organized and moderated a series of six panels “New Topics in Social Computing” at Eyebeam 2014-2015 as part of my residency. (Soundcloud set.) #newtopics 1: Emotional labor and affective computing 2: Online Abuser Dynamics 3. Free Expression and Online Anonymity 4. Consent ...

Learn to Search (2013)

Learn to Search is a website made in collaboration with Divya Manian offering a simple solution to resolve gender bias in tech.  Press: The Atlantic, Medium, Huffington Post, O’Reilly Radar @learntosearch

Internet of Dreams (2013)

Partly a blog, partly an open notebook of research and writing on properties that are specific to the internet. The topic is broadly the slippery chasm between realities and unrealities online: Photoshop falsehoods, hoaxes, character ...

Nostalgia for the Net (2013)

Nostalgia for the Net. A podcast series organized with Melissa Gira Grant. We ask a number of people about their first experiences with the internet — What did they do? What made it different? What do they ...

Friendster is 10 (2010)

In the months leading up to the 10th anniversary of Friendster’s founding, I created a brand new profile. One as I would have created it a decade before. And I asked my friends — my ...

My Cyber Twin and Me (2010)

I set up a chatbot through the Australian service My CyberTwin, with responses specifically designed to encourage people to speak openly about personal experiences. You can read the chatlogs here. Essay. Presented at(dis)connect: ethics and identity in social ...

Bookfuturists (2009)

Event series exploring the intersection of books and technology, focused around experiments in storytelling and publishing. Here is coverage onNeimanLab Storyboard of an event that was held at Microsoft’s New England R & D Center ...

The Tomorrow Museum (2008 – 2011)

Weblog on the future of art and literature. Post can be read on the Internet Archive. Select posts: Web of Misleading Things The Overexamined Life Movies to See Alone The Continuing Relevance of Online Anonymity ...