Shakespeare utilised no fewer than 28,829 different words across his entire works. The brainy git. Intrigued, digital strategist Matt Daniels used token analysis to determine a selection of rappers’ vocabularies and ranked them based on his findings.
Perhaps surprisingly, some artists vocal dexterity exceed the Bard’s legendary lexicon – and one rapper in particular, Aesop Rock, is impressively ahead of the competition. Read more about the project here.→
All in the glorious pursuit of data visualisations, Nicholas Felton has been noting the minutiae of his daily activities since 2005. Why? In order to create and publish an “annual report” amassing reams of his personal data each year. This week he’s published his 16 page 2013 Annual Report which focuses specifically on his communications data from last year. Congratulations to Olga Bell who gets a mention in the report for using the ‘most consecutive exclamation marks’ in an SMS.
See all 16 pages of Felton's 2013 Annual Report here.→