internet encephalography (2011)
GLOBAL NETWORK ACTIVITY MEASUREMENT BASED ON THE 'PING' COMMAND
Digital signal are emitted from the exhibition space towards 193 computers located in every UN member state. Variations in the travel time towards the 193 states are represented as diagrams. They draw what could be an encephalography of the Internet. Through this set of located probes, the 193 electrograms inform on the internal dynamics and the overall state of the network. Also comparable to echo location or sonar methods, this process draws up a geography of nations in the digital network.
Conception: Nicolas Maigret & Nicolas Montgermont (2011)