We have all seen those maps of words — indeed this blog uses one to display tags used in this blog.
I have now found the free tool you can use to create your own. Here it is (Wordle). You can paste any text into the tool, or “[e]nter the URL of any blog, blog feed, or any other web page that has an Atom or RSS feed.” There are also lots of color and layout options to get the right effect.
As a demonstration, I ran Prof Tribe’s speech to the Conference of Chief Justices through it.
Here is what came up.
Not surprising that “justice,” “system,” and “judicial” seem to be the biggest.
Now try this at home! Have a fun time.