Jeff Clark has created this neat tool called Twitter Topix Explorer that allows you to type in anyones twitter ID to help visualize which topics a person tweets about most often. The tool uses word cluster diagrams to show the most frequently used words in their tweets and how they are grouped together. A Tweet Topic Explorer diagram for my own account can be seen above
After the low-brow posts below I guess I’ll put up something a little more high-brow. Lapham’s Quarterly has been kickin’ it hard online lately. In fact, nearly half of their latest issue is available free online. Good stuff in here folks, take some time to have a good look. I have been particularly entertained by the charts and graphs. The diagram below is one of my favorites from the tons of fun literary diagrams (and plain ol’ smart thinking) you’ll find inside.
diagram via Lapham’s Quarterly
The vast number of ordering options and new words with accented characters can make ordering fancy coffee drinks a bit intimidating. Lokesh Dhakar gives us side-by-side diagrams of a few common espresso drinks to help understand some of the differences.