I agree. Finally, social network visualisation that tells you something useful; e.g. well-connected people = useful to know. All without asking for your password too.
Would it tell us anything useful? Does it tell us anything useful about the current state of journal RSS feeds, or suggest areas for improvement?
Let’s find out. It’s as simple as locating the feed URL from your journal subscriptions, pasting it into Wordle and eyeballing the results. Here’s what came back for the 25 journals in my current subscription list.
Read the rest…
Everyone seems to be having fun with Wordle. Except for me, until I realised that all my machines were cursed with something named “icedtea-gcjwebplugin”, as opposed to the Sun java plugin. Problem solved.
So there it is. But for the prominent “bioinformatics”, you’d never guess I was a biologist, would you. I do believe that this is telling me something.