Imagine an underwater world where fish are replaced with the latest thoughts from people all over the world. These thoughts fall deeper as they grow older and new ones are displayed on the top as people post them. This is Tweetpond, an ambient visualisation of Twitter:
Tweetpond gives you an unobtrusive “feel” of the latest updates on a particular topic by replacing a textual list of tweets with a graphical view. By looking at the screen you can instantly tell the frequency of conversation. The overall tone is calm but fluid.
Read the full introduction or try it out yourself over at www.tweetpond.com!