Thursday, October 26, 2006

ENRON email explorer

In October 2003 the US Federal Energy Regulatory Commission placed 200,000 of Enron's internal emails from 1999-2002 into the public domain as part of its ongoing investigations. The archive offers an extraordinary window into the lives and preoccupations of Enron's top executives during a turbulent period. Read more about Enron's demise on Wikipedia.

Trampoline engineers used this data as testbed during development of the company's SONAR technology. The result was so fascinating we decided to open it up and allow anyone to dig in. The Enron Explorer lets you investigate the actions and reactions of Enron's senior management team as the noose began to tighten.

A network visualization of the social networks generated by the Enron employees & based on the more than 200,000 internal Enron emails from 1999-2002. emails can be read & sorted by theme or people, while the network visualizer clarifies the connections between people. Enron trampoline explorer

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