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word cloud

n.
A graphic representation of words, typically those used in a document or website, in which the words are arranged artistically in close proximity and the size of each word's type is proportional to the word's frequency or to the size of a numeric variable associated with the word, such as the population associated with the name of a country.
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The yearlong campaign features WUATA Party events, WUATA.com, a WUATA brochure, an exclusive WUATA Facebook page, social media promotions, contests, exclusive merchandise, giveaways and WUATA Word, an innovative crowdsourced word cloud that grows as the movement expands.
The word cloud below shows all the reasons provided for avoiding a character.
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That made me wonder what would be in my 'what the digital butler heard word cloud. "IS IT BURNT AGAIN MUM?", "ANOTHER GIN?", "SODDING BREXIT", "NO MORE SKY SPORTS NEWS", random quotidian domestic nonsense and other choice expletives I'd imagine.
Word cloud generated from 3 FGDs resulted in emergence of two major themes, namely: Teaching method, and Motivated.
Both the word "helpful" and "help" dominated the word cloud analysis, occurring a collective 59 times.
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The "vision" emerged in a word cloud list of hopes for the city by the year 2050 based on suggestions by the public.
That's why it didn't surprise me when at a recent data and analytics symposium we co-sponsored, initial discussions around the word cloud (ugh) brought forth terms like "complicated, frustrating, and daunting." What did surprise me was my own word choice, which was "disarming." As bad as technology feels inside, how do I feel when it comes to turning data into useful information and analytics to solve problems, make decisions, overcome preconceived notions, and generate evidence for what works?
Another, alternative way that I have used Mentimeter, is with the word cloud tool.
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