This is a piece of net art, a poetic interpretation of data made using custom made computer code to create a software system that can been seen online through a browser. Data has become the medium of the age and it can be offers insight into the way our world is given shape and meaning.
In this case what we see are the paths traveled by all the books taken out of Milton Keynes library over the last five years. It appears as a 3d space, a hybrid map of the movements of the books to their destination. The books travel down roads and paths to roundabouts to peoples houses. The books are shown traveling to the postcode destination. This massive data visualization moves organically orbiting around the library at the center of activity. Its a hub of knowledge spreading through the town creating a new world.stanza.co.uk/Mind_Map/index.html