Monday, March 18, 2013

Wordle

Wordle is a pretty cool program. If you've never used it before, you can copy and paste text into a box, and the site will arrange the text into word clouds based on frequency.

Here is an example, with the first sixteen verses of John:


I think that's pretty cool.

But a really cool thing you can do is enter a blog address/feed, and it will analyze all the text. So here is the word-cloud for this blog:

Well, it kind of makes me feel good that "good" and "things" are two of the biggest. Anyways, I like it.

Try it out. I did one with "The Allegory of the Cave" that turned out really well too, but I didn't save it. I have it up in my classroom, though.

Conor

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