World Menopause Day: A word cloud to uncover menopause experiences and stories
A collaboration between Word Cloud Plus and Not Sorry Club, by Betty Adamou. When we’re at school, as part of sex-education lessons, girls are taught what I call the 3 ‘p’s; periods, puberty, and pregnancy. We learn, as boys do, about how our bodies will change and what to expect. But for girls, another layer of education is crucial, but completely removed from the school system, and that is the fourth and secret ‘p’; the perimenopause, as the first phase to menopause in a woman’s life. Time
What did people think about the new Barbie film?
I haven’t seen the new Barbie movie yet, so I thought it would be interesting to download some reviews from people who have seen it and consider what they said. In this post, I will highlight what I discovered from downloading 225 reviews from Google. Using a Word Cloud Because there were 225 reviews, reading them all would be time-consuming, so I used Word Cloud Plus. First, I downloaded the reviews from Google and pasted them into Word Cloud Plus. I set Barbie, Movie and Review to be stop wor
Was The Yellow Wallpaper a criticism of male patriarchy? A word cloud supports those who say yes!
The Yellow Wallpaper is a short story written by Charlotte Perkins Gilman, in January 1892. At face value, it is the story of a woman descending into insanity. However, as countless reviews have pointed out, it is a savage condemnation of male oppression of women, and in particular of ‘diagnosing’ women as being in need of restrictive measures to enable them to cope with challenges. In this post, I show how a word cloud can be used to help visualise and reinforce the meaning within the text. (If
How to use the Summary to Drive your Analysis with Word Cloud Plus
A deeper look at how to use Word Cloud Plus's Summary and the References tab to examine the data behind a word cloud.
What are people talking about in insights and Research? Reviewing 6 Months of MRWeb’s Daily Research News Online
Here is a word cloud analysis of all to topics published by market research news site MRWeb in the first half of 2023.
35,000 words describing how Boris Johnson was a serial misleader
In this post I use a word cloud to summarize the 35,000 word report that found Boris Johnson guilty of deliberately misleading the House of Parliament.
Eight tips for using a word cloud in market research story finding
Word clouds can be a great addition to the way you find stories when working with market research data. In this post, I use the example of an open-ended response to a survey question and highlight eight tips.
How to create a word cloud
A quick start guide to help you create beautiful and powerful word clouds to analyse large collections of text using Word Cloud Plus.
The language balance between risks and benefits of ChatGPT for universities
The BBC had an interesting article today looking at the impacts of ChatGPT for university students, lecturers, and exams. As well as the general content of the article there is an interesting balance of opportunities and challenges.
Summarising the GRIT report with a word cloud
One of the key uses of a Word Cloud is to get a sense of what a report covers and to provide a way of searching for information without simply reading it from the beginning to the end. In this post, I discuss how I used Word Cloud Plus to review the GRIT report.