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Orbiting Networks

Orbiting Networks is an interactive system of enlightened nodes. The enlightened node is a Levitated Flash MX object allowed to both connect and communicate with other nodes.

Click anywhere above to create a new node. Holding the button down creates larger nodes with increased orbiting ranges. Use the vertical position of the mouse to control the speed and direction of the orbits.

Fundamentally, this system can be reduced to a single object, the node. The node automatically finds and orbits other nearby nodes. Upon finding an orbit, the node informs the chosen

View more information on the node and other computational structures composed of nodes.
  jtarbell, may 2002  

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