Ambient Findability has ratings and 85 reviews. Sarah said: Ambient Findability by Peter Morville is often used as a textbook in the reference cour. “Ambient findability describes a world at the crossroads of ubiquitous computing and the Internet in which we can find anyone or anything from. 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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Feb 06, Kathleen added it Shelves: It was written in and could fimdability use some updating but I found many of the author’s points have held up through and maybe even become better enforced through the changing technologies. How do you find your way in an age of information overload?
It’s about how information and people hook up. Morville’s book is highlighted with full color illustrations and rich examples that bring his prose to life. Much of the book is a discussion on techniques of cataloguing information so it can be found again.
Though it’s nearly a decade old, this book still has value. My article on authority provoked a wonderful discussion on web4lib about this very question.
Peter Morville author has sourced some great quotes, including this one on the subject of bias from Herbert Simon: How do people find their way through an age of information overload? Ambient Findability is an interesting and thought provoking read, the book dedicates itself towards the questions of how we can design into: May 19, Nicole Wilkins rated it it was ok Shelves: Morville’s Ambient Findability is an interesting and thought provoking read, the book dedicates itself towards the questions of how we can design into: The full licence can be consulted on http: This eye-opening new book examines the convergence o How do you find your way in an age of information overload?
And where should I give this talk? A few weeks ago, I visited our local shopping mall for the first and last time this year. Fun to read, too!
Ambient Findability: Talking with Peter Morville – Boxes and Arrows
Feb 21, Amy rated it morvil,e it Shelves: 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. I came for my grad school class, I stayed because it’s just plain interesting stuff. Liz is an adjunct professor at the New School University, where she teaches design history. We think we’re designing software, websites, and experiences.
The concepts and ideas were certainly interesting – to a point – but at most times it read like the equivalent of visiting some Future land exhibit of the past. Because we know what happens to those piles of leaves we shuffle through each flndability. My sense is that many adults lack the information literacy skills needed to cope with a mediascape that enables us to select our sources and choose our news. Ambient Findability by Peter Morville is often used as a textbook in the reference course I took.
In your book, you claim that users are often willing to sacrifice information quality for accessibility.
Intertwingled is now available in print and digital formats on Amazon. It’s time to stop twittering about unicorns and start shaping strategy.
Ambient Findability: Talking with Peter Morville
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Instead, it presents research, stories, and examples in support of its novel ideas. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. For an information architect with library roots, the answer is obvious: I wonder what he would fineability to say about facebook I often have to relay complicated information concepts and processes to my users on a daily basis and I find that Peter Morville is able to explain things in way that users can relate to easily–it helps me to get creative in my educational materials for my own I am re-reading this book yet again because I find that the concepts consistently show up time and time again in my professional day job.
A coworker ambienh this book to me, but I don’t think enough time has elapsed since graduation almost ten years ago! But the sheer rambulosity and the ecstatic spirals of futurism left my brain feeling scrambled.
Written by Peter Morville, author of the groundbreaking Information Architecture for the Worl How do you find your way in an age of information overload?
Dec 09, Nathan Lowry rated it it was amazing. And live a really, really, really long time. Now you can get everything on Safari. Of course, as an author, what I really want for Christmas is mmorville have my book indexed by Google Print and Yahoo! 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.
Myriad examples from rich and varied domains and a valuable idea on nearly every page. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. I learned a lot of cool “Did you know?!