Ambient Findability has ratings and 85 reviews. Sarah said: Ambient Findability by Peter Morville is often used as a textbook in the reference cour. Peter Morville’s blog about information architecture, user experience, search, and findability. Ambient Findability. I have never For an information architect with library roots, the answer is obvious: ambient findability. by Peter Morville.
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Lists with This Book. Wikipedia has nothing to fear from EB. I was entertained by a thread arguing against Clay Shirky’s blog posts on several matters — my disagreement with Clay on a recent analysis of Second Life made me appreciate it even more. I hope they both get well soon. How can you filter streams of complex information to pull out only what you want?
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In this spirited tour of information architecture, organizational strategy, and systems thinking, Peter Morville draws from his new book, Intertwingledto reveal how everything is connected from code to culture. Also, I found most of the examples and pictures to really distract from the theory and despite the book being beautifully printed in full color these pictures often did little to enhance the message.
Morville discusses the Internet, GIS, and other network technologies that are coming together to make unlimited findability possible. Mar 02, Stephen Redwood rated it really liked it Shelves: If you enjoy lively and nerdy discussions about these types of things, you will love this book. A blog post can serve as destination content and as descriptive metadata that makes the author more findable.
Ambient Findability: Talking with Peter Morville
Everyware is everywhere but we take this magic ambjent granted. From language and ontology to culture and strategy, Peter takes us on a journey that reveals how a simple change in what we take for granted can send ripples that reach far beyond our awareness.
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I wanted to like this book more than I did. She has overseen the editorial process for Rosenfeld Media, a publisher of user experience books, and is editor emeritus for Boxes and Arrows. There is the information that one seeks and that which falls into one’s lap. Prior to Findabillty, she enjoyed being at Razorfish, where she managed the information architecture group for the New York office.
Want to Read saving…. How do you find your way in an age of information overload? This happens with every book. However, I disagreed with the author a bit on Web 2. morvolle
Peter Morville takes you on a thought-provoking tour of these memes and more — ideas that will not only fascinate but will stir your creativity in practical ways that you can apply to your work immediately. Skillfully weaving together information science research with his own extensive experience, he develops for the ambiet a feeling for the near future when information is truly findable all around us. We have always been satisficers.
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With information gaining on us, are we destined to become satisficers? The full licence can be amient on http: I on the other hand found it a chore to finish it. May 23, How we access information, how often, and in what form says morvi,le lot about who we are, who we want to be, and to some extent it says something about how happy and fulfilled we are in our everyday lives, from moment to moment.
Of course, the information may be out there and accessible, but human irrationality and bias makes us all too flawed in the way we select and interpret what we find and use.
The future isn’t just unwritten–it’s unsearched.
But before he does that, Morville looks back at the history of wayfinding and human evolution, suggesting that our fear of being lost has driven us to create maps, charts, and now, the mobile Internet.
Want to Read Currently Reading Read. And I reject the conventional wisdom that suggests our information diet has been corrupted by the Web. Peter Morville author fineability sourced some great quotes, including this one on the subject of bias from Herbert Ffindability After reading Ambient Findability, I now know he’s morviille we say in Boston wicked smart. He blogs at findability. This is a timely book that will have lasting effects on how we create our future.
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How will we innovate while blinded by cultural illiteracy? Peter Morville takes you on a thought-provoking tour of these memes and more — ideas that will not only fascinate but will stir your creativity in practical ways that you can apply to your work immediately.
At the crossroads of ubiquitous computing and the Internet, users may find and interact with objects through a variety of devices and interfaces.