Carbon Copy

2022

Carbon Copy
Type
Network Art
Credits

UNDEV team and Cables.gl

FACTS

More than 11000 emails are being exchanged per day for a company of about 2000 people. Threats are coming to all business units, underlying the importance of cybersecurity in organizations.

This artwork shows 1 day of email exchanges between all employees of a Swiss company and the outside world where each dot is either an employee or an external correspondant. Colored by business units, we can clearly see that the flow of information is well distributed across the different branches.

I also had the chance of making an interactive version of this piece using WebGL. As you can see in the video, or live in your browser (Desktop version - Google Chrome preferred), you can filter by anonymized business unit, change the speed - play, pause and change different color settings from the sidebar.

It is a massive challenge to load that amount of data the web and display everything at once, we've used several coding tricks and custom shaders to make it work.

Play with the LIVE version here.

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