Quantitative Aesthetics

http://flowingdata.com/2010/06/28/do-movie-sequels-live-up-to-their-originals/

Do movie sequels live up to the originals? Testing the diminishing returns theory using scores from an online review website.

This is a great example of the kind of meta-analysis that computers and large datasets enable.

http://edwardwinkleman.blogspot.com/2010/07/jennifer-dalton-flag-art-foundation.html

Jennifer Dalton’s show at FLAG Art Foundation analyses print and online media to depict the social forms that are hidden in the information that they present.

I can’t get to New York to see the show but it sounds like excellent QA art.

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