Jane Dysart messaged me earlier on Twitter and bounced over the idea about using the #CIL2010 TwapperKeeper Notebook to create a Wordle. I took one look at all the tags and abbreviations and realized that would be messy, but her idea sounded fun if we just used the Twitter ID’s of those who used the #CIL2010 hashtag.
Libraries collect mountains of statistical data, and much of it remains hidden on the library’s internal servers, so it is never used for marketing and other activities. Oleg Kreymer and Dan Lipcan at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York decided to make the data visually available, so that it could be used to justify the library’s existence to management and for other internal public relations uses.
Darlene Fichter, et al, did a survey in the Web Managers Academy Workshop yesterday about what more the audience would like to know. She posted the results as a tag cloud — cool. Thanks for sharing in such a visual way. She and Jeff Wisniewski will be doing a whole session on Information Visualization Tools [...]