Michael Smith Mechanical Engineer + Design Strategist

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Rant Cloud
Rant Cloud
Rant Cloud
Rant Cloud
Rant Cloud
Rant Cloud
Rant Cloud

Rant Cloud

2010, Fall

Rant Cloud is a website that invites users to speak their minds via telephone on given topics. It then translates these spoken rants into aggregated word clouds which are displayed online, giving users a glimpse of what the rest of the world is saying. Developed from concept to functional protoype during the three-day-long Baltimore Hackathon, our design team developed Rant Cloud using voice-recognition service from Tropo, Processing to dynamically generate word clouds, and Drupal to give it life on the web.