Teh Internets All This Useless “Beauty”
posted by June 19 at 13:03 PMon
Wordle, which is the current free web application being tossed around the internet at the moment, bills itself as creating “Beautiful Word Clouds.” You cut and paste words into a box, press a button, and it makes a word cloud out of the text you inserted. I’m not sure if I think of word clouds as ‘beautiful,’ exactly, but I’ve certainly wasted some time with Wordle since I came across it last night.
And so have lots of people. Here’s Wordle’s gallery.
And here’s a cloud that I made by dumping all of The Merchant of Venice into Wordle:
And now I am done with Wordle.