Quantitative Aesthetics

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.

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.