Zoe Fraade-Blanar

Current is a real time data visualization of internet memes as they carry out life-cycle activities of birth, evolution, and decline in reaction to the daily news cycle. By visually anthropomorphizing the capricious nature of public attention we are able to spotlight missed opportunities in news coverage, and, potentially, recover news readership that has been lost to more sensational sources.

Wednesday, April 7th, 2010