Tag: cyberspace

  1. Art installation: Visualization of city-wide Internet traffic.

    10 October 2017

    "Program a map to display frequency of data exchange, every thousand megabytes a single pixel on a very large screen.  Manhattan and Atlanta burn solid white.  Then they start to pulse, the rate of traffic threatening to overload your simulation.  Your map is about to go nova.  Cool it down.  Up your scale.  Each pixel a million megabytes.  At a hundred million megabytes per second, you begin to make out certain blocks in midtown Manhattan, outlines of hundred-year-old industrial parks ringing the old core of Atlanta..."

        --From Neuromancer by William Gibson

    While wandering around downtown San Francisco a couple of …