spam plants

beautiful computer generated plants of which the attributes are determined by spam email messages. a collection of junk email messages is parsed, including subject lines, headers & footers, to detect relationships between that data. the program draws on the numeric address of an email sender & matches those numbers to a color chart, from 0 to 225. the time a message determines whether the plant is smaller (morning), or larger (evening). the size of the message influences how bushy the plant is. certain keywords, such as "Nigerian," might trigger more branches, although messages about Viagra do not grow taller.
see also spam visualization & email erosion & spam grafitti.
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