The Internet is a source of data which reflects the state of our world. Internet data can be mined, filtered, analyzed, and aggregated. It can trigger physical events. It can display the state of physical events.
These features combine to provide a valuable tool for artists. There are countless examples of data visualization, interactive media, sensor feeds, and collaborative art – which use the Internet.
Here are a few examples to help you learn how to use the Internet in your Max/MSP projects.