Highly political .. dah,!
this is a fascinating cloud map of all the states of the union. I thought it was particularly interesting about the declining grade levels in the state of the union.
This is freaking brilliant! The grade level trends alone are worthy of a master's thesis. The graphics work, and it makes you what the heck George Washington was thinking when he said "Render" like a billion times...also, what grade is 22.5? I thought all those revolutionary types just went to elementary school and straight on to Yale!
A brilliantly simple zeitscope that gives a yearly snapshot of what the US President wanted people to think, literally alongside a linked synopsis of significant events of the time.
this is pretty neat
Fascinating project. It is interesting to see Reagan's optimistic America as the prominent text as opposed to Bush's guarded Security.
Fascinating tool for analyzing text. As a political junkie and one who appreciates innovative ways to present information, this site really appeals to me.
Wonderful website, you can take that to the bank.
Good tool that displays content data analysis of all the past speeches to help us connect "politics and language"
William G. Clinton, 1996..................................... George W. Bush, 2003..................................... George W. Bush, 2006
Brad Borevitz provides an analytical reading of States of the Union speeches, using tag-rhizome interface to grasp politics concern by temporal-importance significant use. Linguistics view on politics is a way to escape opinion affirmation or contradiction and to discover how speech builds opinion
W. loves applause.
An interesting study of use of language by our 43 US Presidents.
State of the Union (SOTU) provides access to the corpus of all the State of the Union addresses from 1790 to 2006. SOTU allows you to explore how specific words gain and lose prominence over time, and to link to information on the historical context for t
From the site: "SOTU maps the significant content of each State of the Union address so that users can appreciate its key terms and their relative importance."
Includs all addresses from 1790 to 2006. Wonderful use of information technology.
state of the union visualization
Visualize, in a fraction of a second, the mood and preoccupations under any president. This is one of the best filters of the air of the times that I ever saw.
via information aesthetics
""" a visualization of all all the State of the Union addresses from 1790 to 2006, showing how specific words gain & lose prominence over time, & linking information on the historical context for their use. the graphic representation focuses on the relationship between individual addresses as compared to the entire collection of addresses, highlighting what is different about the selected document.
the vertical position of the words is determined by a statistical measure of significance (of the word in the document as compared to the word frequency in the whole corpus), the horizontal position is alphabetical, & the size is based on raw frequency in the document. """
URL: state of the union visualization