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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Instead, it presents research, stories, and examples in support of its novel ideas. There were other times when the idea was so powerful that the words seemed insufficient. Also, I found most epter 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. And they return to the earth. This startling book took me on a twisty adventure in how to think, see, design, and experience the world differently.
However, I disagreed with the author a bit on Web 2.
The topic of the book was really interesting, and the first couple chapters were gripping. Much of the book is a discussion on techniques of cataloguing information so it can be found again.
At the crossroads of ubiquitous computing and the Internet, users may find and interact with objects through a variety of devices and interfaces.
His work has been covered by Business Wee Peter Morville is a pioneer of the fields of information architecture and user morviille. 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.
Most authors are patient enough to wait. I did a great deal of research for my book. Is findability indeed the primary key to a successful global marketplace in the 21st century and beyond.
Ambient Findability: What We Find Changes Who We Become by Peter Morville
We need good information to make good decisions, but who is the source? Now, though, it’s either a 3 or a 4 again, no fault of the author–life moves ondepending on, well, you. I wanted to like this book more than I did. Anyone interested in making information easier to find, or understanding how finding and being found is changing, will morvklle this thoroughly researched, engagingly written, literate, insightful and very, very cool book well worth their time.
Aug 09, Saunaguy rated it liked it. Unfortunately, the familiar tone and tangents eventually lost my interest and I skimmed much of the middle and end.
How can people combine streams of complex amvient to filter out only the parts they want? Oct 28, Lindsay Burrell rated it it was amazing Shelves: This is a must read for everyone and a practical guide for designers.
Ambient Findability: What We Find Changes Who We Become
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. Thanks for all of your support and encouragement over the past nine years. 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.
Liz Danzico is equal parts information architect, usability analyst, and editor. Do we trust information from The Man of mainstream media, or do we trust our favorite blogger who simply tells us what we want to hear? That’s not the fault of the author; it’s just that the field is changing so fast, and change is accelerating. There is some discussion of how to make things findable, the relevance to libraries and information-based institutions, and what knowledge might look like in another few years.
Are we truly at a critical point in our evolution where the quality of our digital networks will dictate how we behave as a species?
How can we work together when we’re divided by silos? Do we trust information from The Man of mainstream media, or do we trust our favorite blogger who simply tells us what w I came for my grad school class, I stayed because it’s just plain interesting stuff.
So I’m coming back to UX as a topic, post-degree, for personal reasons. She plays the role of managing editor for the online journals specifically, and, generally, oversees all online content and tools.
Thanks for your interest and support. Peter Morville is now blogging over at intertwingled. Morville’s tone is informative but still conversational which helps make the information go down a lot more smoothly.
Do you agree with him?