Saturday, January 1, 2011

2010: The Year in Jon Wilkins

So, here's what I got up to last year, presented for your viewing pleasure in three word clouds.

This blog launched on July 29, and talked about the following topics:
My poetry book, Transistor Rodeo, which was published this year, contains the following words, in marginally less random order:
And finally, here are the papers that I published this year. Note the prominence of "et" and "al," which really tells you all you need to know about science:
Thanks, Wordle!


  1. How'd you get it to use more than the most recent posts from your blog feed?

    I wanna mimic you... but there's no way I'm concatenating my 76 posts by hand :-/.

  2. Sadly, I concatenated by hand. It's a good activity for TV watching. I thought that for the next year, I would keep a running concatenated file as I went. I suspect that there must be a clever way of doing it. If you figure out what that is, I'd be curious to know.