Experiment with using Processing on Amazon EC2 to generate visualizations.
EC2 machines don't have graphics contexts, but using a virtual frame buffer and software rendering allows exported Processing apps to run and generates images which I download to my computer.
I instantiate a small number of EC2 computers, and run one processing app to generate the lines seen in these plots. *** update *** Additional instructions are here: binarymillenium.com/2009/08/instructions-for-rendering-with.html
This project files are here code.google.com/p/trajectorset/source/browse/#svn/trunk/ec2
Music was supposed to be My Fair Lady - David Byrne from ccmixter.org/freestylemix/files/wired/88, but something happened to it in the conversion on vimeo.
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