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Minitasking is a graphical browser for surfing the Gnutella network. Reliying on the peer-to-peer standard Gnutella, this application provides a visual manifestation of the properties of dynamic and temporarily created networks and introduces transparency to the exchange of data and network instability.

The design process of Minitasking served as an analysis of the gnutella network, a very popular shared virtual space.
After connecting to the network, Minitasking represents other Gnutella servents it encounters as bubbles that vary in size and color depending on the amount of content they are hosting. When you enter a query for a file, the query is color-coded, and Minitasking then graphically "zaps" other servents, visualizing how many matches that servent has with another bubble that matches the color of the query. At the same time, queries received from other servents float around the screen.