This Jquery plugin, Image select was built by Web Semantics, Inc. as an Open Source project as part of developing SurveyGraph project. Image select is designed as a humanized UI element for social networking, which needs to facilitate relations between people.
Research shows that people are extremely sensitive to photos of others, so we needed to revamp the traditional UI elements to make them more intuitive and human. Image Select can be used for modelling multiple (one-to-many) or single (one-to-one) relations between people.
Image Select is an extension of Chosen a jQuery plugin that makes long, unwieldy select boxes much more user-friendly.
It seems that ImageSelect is gaining audience in the Github community which is great news for for everyone,