Quick reminder to self about Infomous…this word cloud was made using the Infomous Chrome extension, which works on any webpage with an RSS feed. See the post on my CPD blog for more. Click on the image to go to the interactive version - embeds not supported by WordPress.
#GikII was not your everyday law conference: (Word cloud created using Tagxedo, click for full size. Names, Twitter grammar and some common words removed. Annoyed about frame.) The GikII site is nice and simple with the 2012 event page already updated with slides, presentations etc. It’s really not that hard…they even had a Google+ event page. Shared links include Game [...]
Here’s another trio of links, on the usefulness of word clouds, publishing vs communicating and content as potential information. Word clouds, who needs them. I’ve previously considered them as a sort of cherry on the cake, but in the days of data visualisation are word clouds actually harmful or simply the ‘mullet of the Internet’? See [...]
Wordle is weirdly popular. From Tracy Playle’s Wordle review: You can dump in a random selection of text to create beautiful word clouds. You can manipulate the word clouds, changing the size of words, the colours, fonts and layouts. I’ve seen these used in marketing and communications, and also seen them used regularly in reports [...]