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Track-mouse-activity-on-your-computer from flowingdata.com

Track-mouse-activity-on-your-computer from flowingdata.com
Anatoly Zenkov provides this nifty tool (Mac and PC) to track your mouse pointer. Really simple. Just start it, let it run, minimize the window, and carry on as usual. In the end, you get this image that looks something like a Pollock. Circles show areas where the pointer didn't move while the tracks show movement. The above is my own activity during the past couple of hours. What do your tracks look like? [via feltron] Update: Anatoly has setup an actual site for the app instead of it sitting in the dropbox boonies of boontown.

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