word clouds

Wordle for Word Clouds

Ever wonder how people are making those nice-looking clusters of words called “word clouds”? You can make your own at www.wordle.net. According to its home page:

“Wordle is a toy for generating “word clouds” from text that you provide. The clouds give greater prominence to words that appear more frequently in the source text. You can tweak your clouds with different fonts, layouts, and color schemes.”

Here’s what popped out when I entered the text of my MA thesis: