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chromapoems: Text Visualized November 8, 2014 – Posted in: Books and Technology, Content, graphic design, infographics

The latest technology to touch the textual world is Chromapoems. Utilizing the software program, Processing, which “promotes software literacy within the visual arts and visual literacy within technology,” Lola Migas translates the text from some well known works into radial graphs. Each word is represented as a block within each ring. A group of blocks in a similar hue all belong in the same sentence. The more frequently an uncommon letter is used, the more saturated a block becomes,…

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Writers in Costumes October 31, 2014 – Posted in: Content, infographics

Need a last minute Halloween costume? Or just something to file away for a future engagement? Here’s an infographic of well known writers playing dress up courtesy of Essay Mama. h/t Electric Literature

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Which Banned Book Are You? September 23, 2014 – Posted in: Banned / Censored / Destroyed, Content, infographics

In  June 2014, the Columbus State Library was one of seven organizations awarded a national grant sponsored by the Freedom to Read Foundation and the Judith F. Krug Memorial fund to help celebrate Banned Books Week. Among the many cool things they have created and developed for the week is this nifty quiz. Now let’s play! [playbuzz-item url=””]

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