The point is to think about the rhetoric of how we talk about ourselves when we try to get somebody to be interested in us.When US Census is collected, the data paints a certain picture of the country — we learn about age ranges, population sizes and common professions. Luke Dubois, an artist, composer and professor of digital media, wanted to track Americans in a different way.
It acknowledges that dates don’t always feel right and that it’s not always easy to get out of situations you’re uncomfortable or feel threatened in. Because, sometimes, it’s just good to know someone’s on your team.
Every ten years, the US government takes a national census to find out who lives where, what they do for work, the languages they speak and more.
You’ve got words like “cowardice,” “combustible” and “insubordinate” — they just pop up because more than one person in that zip code used that word in their profile.
Du Bois: North Brooklyn is one of the more interesting maps, because it really illustrates the culture that’s taken root there.
” and told women: “If anyone is bothering you or making you feel uncomfortable, please tell us.