Ocean Beach Word Cloud

POSTED BY JAVIER DEL CASTILLO
February 22, 2011

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A “word cloud” or “weighted list” is a way of portraying the text in a document so that the higher the incidence of a word or term, the larger its font will be.  After SPUR interns Sarah Favrot & Javier del Castillo spent a great deal of time and effort transcribing the many responses and comments of the January 15th Ocean Beach Master Plan openhouse, they thought it would be fun to turn all that information into something a little less dense and slightly more visually appealing. Wordle.net is a website that turns any text into a word cloud such as this one. So here it is, the feedback of over 200 Bay Area participants represented as a word cloud. Enjoy!