About Jonathan


Jonathan Harris (number27.org) is an artist and computer scientist, known for his projects that assemble vast amounts of data to create large-scale real-time portraits of humanity. He is the co-creator of We Feel Fine (wefeelfine.org), a search engine for feelings, and The Whale Hunt (thewhalehunt.org), an unconventional documentary about an Alaskan Eskimo whale hunt. He created Cowbird (cowbird.com), a global community of storytellers building a public library of human experience. His work has been exhibited all over the world, including at Le Centre Pompidou (Paris), the V&A (London), and MoMA (New York). he has won three Webby Awards, and The World Economic Forum named him a 2009 Young Global Leader. When he turned 30, he documented his life with one photo a day for 440 days, and called the project "Today" (number27.org/today). He lives in Brooklyn.

TED Conferences

TED2013, TED2007


Princeton University