This has already been Slashdotted, but it’s so cool I just had to mention it. Michael Ogawa at UC Davis has graphed the development activity of a number of open source projects, including the Apache HTTP Server. If you run the video, you’ll see developer’s names float in and out as their activity level rises and subsides:
If you’re seeing this in syndication, the embedded video may not come across so do click on the post title, or go directly to the movie site. There is a sound control in the movie pane to turn down the perky electrobeat, although it fits the datastream perfectly.
Very cool stuff.