I've been looking for a good excuse to use Wordle for ages, and I finally found one :)

This Wordle was created using the comments made by respondents in my recent survey about "Twitter for professional development and career progression". It will be part of my presentation to the ALIA Top End Symposium, 7-8 October 2011.

Twitter Survey Wordle
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Wordle generates "word clouds" (similar to tag clouds) that display the most commonly used words in the text that you provide. The words that appear most frequently appear in larger font, so that prevalent ideas come to the fore.

I love the words that pop out here - professional, people, network, library, development, contacts, useful, personal, learning, conference, information, social, ideas ...