This keyboard stroke monitor records the history of tactile interaction
between human and computer. As your fingers fire across the receptors
of the keyboard, correlating spheres of activity light and are recorded
at intervals of approximately .5 seconds.
TYPE a message using the keyboard.
Click the RESET HISTORY button to start the engine over.
A statistical history of keys pressed is illustrated as ghosted
spheres of increasing size. The larger the background sphere, the
more times that key has been pressed.
A known bug exists. It's solution eludes my inexperience in keyboard
handling methods. Once the PERIOD or COMMA key is pressed, the recorder
stops recording. Occasionally, pressing the ENTER KEY will resume
This computational module is an expansion of an original keyboard
iconography engine created by John Maeda. He states that "removing
the signifying meaning of symbols, letters, and numbers can reveal
the keyboard array's true identity as a coarse, tactile musical