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ISCF: Houseparty '08 talks "wordled"

posted Dec 15, 2008, 12:36 AM by Eddie Woo
Some time ago I stumbled upon the curious Wordle tool, which creates fancy-looking word clouds from large pieces of text, giving prominence to words that occur more frequently. It's a useful (and I think unique) tool for visually analysing a body of text.

It was only recently, after delivering the talks at ISCF Houseparty 2008, that I thought of an interesting application. I decide to take all three talks and Wordle them. Here's what it came up with:

Seeing as the theme was "A Heart for God", I guess I should be pleased that I stayed on topic - at least according to the sheer volume of words coming out of my mouth!

Well, I bet you're all interested in Wordle too. Go find something you've written - the bigger the text, the more interesting the results are - like an essay or a blog. Throw it in and see what come out - you might be surprised!