January 04, 2004

Visualizing Mailing Lists Communities

I was always intrigued by how are the dynamics of mailing lists, who are the moderators, which are the persons that everyone listens to, which are the main central themes of them, how do they organize themselves.

I've had this idea floating around for a while, and it wasn't until these holidays that I could give it a shot.

social circles

Data to visualize flows in in near realtime, that is to say these are almost *live* snapshots of the current status of these mailing lists. Currently I'm visualizing the mailing lists I'm subscribed to. If anyone has other ideas on lists that you'd like to see, drop me a line.

Also, we are working with Dan in a version that will allow you to directly visualize your own inbox, which hopefully we'll have up pretty soon.

Credits:
Idea, Design, Frontend & Backend coding: me.
Backend coding: Dan.

Posted by marumushi at January 4, 2004 12:06 AM
Comments

This is excellent!!!
Bookmarked! :)
Thank you

Posted by: aSH at January 4, 2004 04:48 AM

Very cool consept to represent time line and link for mailinglist!

Posted by: kazuya at January 7, 2004 12:44 PM

This will make a neat central app.

Posted by: Bob at January 9, 2004 12:52 PM