Friday, May 21, 2010

Wordle as "Beautiful Visualization"

O'Reilly has a nifty series of books on "beauty" in technology. Editor Julie Steele asked me to contribute a chapter about Wordle to the book on Beautiful Visualization. If you're a visualization fanatic, then you may want to go buy a copy (for which all royalties go to Architecture for Humanity). However, if you're merely curious about how Wordle came to be, or how it works, you might enjoy this PDF of Beautiful Visualization, Chapter 3: Wordle.

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