The Winner of the GOP Presidential Debate
August 13, 2015 — Jonathan Wallace, Marketing Communications Manager
A few days ago, Fox News hosted the first presidential primary debate of 2016. The candidates met onstage, vying for support from the GOP electorate. Among the cacophony and crafty messaging, a truly artful winner has emerged: word clouds.
The WordCloud function (1 of 5000+ functions) in the Wolfram Language allows anyone to visualize words, sized by their frequency in a text. With a mere line of code, you can create a compelling word cloud graphic from data, text, or URLs.
But don’t take my word for it; let’s make the WordCloud function earn your support. Here you’ll find each candidate’s transcript from the debate in WordCloud form (click any image to enlarge it):