TagCrowd: visualising writing

Tag clouds have emerged as a great way to visualise what some text is _really_ about — whether it be a political speech or anything else. Now TagCrowd (still in alpha) allows you to create tag clouds from any arbitrary text.

Here’s a tag cloud of my post Stay alert, ye nameless, toiling animals:

created at TagCrowd.com

Meaningless IT marketing words

The following words are meaningless and should never be used in marketing material: world-class, solution, business-grade, leading, flexible, fully-featured, next generation, multi-tiered, dynamic, intelligent, unique, client-focussed, integrated, complete.