Jonathan Dobres, Ph.D.

I’m a Principal Data Scientist at Sonos, formerly a Research Scientist at the MIT AgeLab. I design, code, and write this entire website. I've enjoyed it for years, and I hope you will, too.


Jun 13 2024

x-men re-examined: days of future past 1 & 2

It’s a riff on Terminator 2, followed by one of the show’s best half hours yet.

Jun 8 2024

x-men re-examined: come the apocalypse

Come the Apocalypse. Leave disappointed.

Jun 2 2024

x-men re-examined: the cure

It’s Rogue’s world, we’re all just living in it.

May 31 2024

x-men re-examined: the unstoppable juggernaut

A fun introduction to Colossus, and not much else.


I am an author of 22 scientific publications, 15 white papers, 3 popular press articles, and 31 conference presentations. Here’s my favorite.

The latest is:

Beier, S., Berlow, S., Boucaud, E., Bylinskii, Z., Cai, T., Cohn, J., Crowley, K., Day, S., Dingler, T., Dobres, J., Healey, J., Jain, R., Jordan, M., Kerr, B., Li, Q., Miller, D., Nobles, S., Papoutsaki, A., Qian, J., Rezvanian, T., Rodrigo, S., Sawyer, B., Sheppard, S., Stein, B., Treitman, R., Vanek, J., Wallace, S., & Wolfe, B. (2022). Readability Research: An Interdisciplinary Approach. Foundations and Trends in Human–Computer Interaction. 16:4, 214-324, PDF


I’d love to hear from you. Email is best. StackOverflow is a favorite haunt. ResearchGate has all my science. And I sometimes check LinkedIn.