From: United States
Jonathan Harris is an information artist responsible for such projects as 10x10 (www.tenbyten.org), which automatically collects the top 100 words and pictures in the world every hour, based on what's happening in the news, and WordCount (www.wordcount.org), an interactive presentation of the 88,000 most frequently used English words, ranked and scaled in order of commonness and displayed side by side as one very long sentence.
Harris studied computer science at Princeton University, where he founded Troubadour Magazine, a publication about world cultures. He is also the cofounder of Oral Fixation Mints (www.oralfix.com), a designer breath mint company. He recently received a year-long fellowship at Fabrica (www.fabrica.it), Benetton's creative think tank in northern Italy. His work at Fabrica includes the design and development of this web site.
His work has been featured by CNN, Reuters, USA Today, BBC, Voice of America Radio, Reader's Digest, US Weekly, Creative Review, and Wired. His work has been recognized by AIGA, ID Magazine, and The Webby Awards, and he has given talks at Stanford and Princeton Universities, and at Google. He lives in New York City.
His work can be seen at www.number27.org