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email garden (2004)

a digital garden which grows with your email relationships
People you email with are assigned a color, and are represented on this desktop client, which displays the frequency at which you are corresponding. The greater the frequency the more prominent their color and graphic. The email garden desktop client becomes an emotive visual art piece representing your email relationships.

Using Perl to detect email correspondence data, Mysql database to store data, and Java based Processing application to draw the correlating images fro this desktop client. Written in processing Beta .64 this version was not future proof, and needs to be re-written to function with the latest java plug-ins.