Words in the Clouds

By Sean Carroll | July 22, 2008 9:58 am

Everyone is amused by Wordle these days. Plug in (or link to) some text, and it makes quite a nice word cloud, customizable in all sorts of ways. At least Abbas had the modesty to try Hamlet, rather than one of his own pieces.

I’m not so modest; this is my Scientific American article.

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About Sean Carroll

Sean Carroll is a Senior Research Associate in the Department of Physics at the California Institute of Technology. His research interests include theoretical aspects of cosmology, field theory, and gravitation. His most recent book is The Particle at the End of the Universe, about the Large Hadron Collider and the search for the Higgs boson. Here are some of his favorite blog posts, home page, and email: carroll [at] cosmicvariance.com .

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