Nicole He is a programmer and artist based in Brooklyn, New York. Her recent work is focused on creative uses of voice technology, and her day job is making experiments with Google Creative Lab.

Before this, she got her Master's degree from ITP at NYU. Before that, she had a community-building and public speaking job at Kickstarter.

Nicole's work has been featured in places such as The Guardian, BBC, The Outline, and The New York Times.

For fun, she enjoys powerlifting, eating noodles, and designing tactical defense systems against the birds that are trying to eat her fire escape plants.

"Nicole He is one of Brooklyn’s foremost tech weirdos," - Technically Brooklyn

Featured Projects

Garden Friends is an experiment where you help a lil guy grow a garden by talking to him and his plants. Collaboration with Eran Hilleli.


The True Love Tinder Robot will find you love, guaranteed.


The Best Art ( is an artistic collaboration between the computer and the human.


@grow_slow is a meditation on nature and technology.


Soylent Dick is a phallus made out of Soylent that ejaculates Soylent when you type self-validating praise for Soylent into the browser.


Mystery Animal is a game where the computer pretends to be an animal, and you have to guess what it is. Made at Google Creative Lab.


Unfamiliar Cat Petting Simulator is a game about the challenges of petting a cat you've never met before.