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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Designing for Ambient Findability So how will the convergence of ambient interfaces, sensors and small tech change the work of information architecture and design? I would recommend this to middle school readers and would find a spot for it on my classroom bookshelf.

In the UK, it’s the paperback that’s unfindable. 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.

If you enjoy lively and nerdy discussions about these types of things, you will love this book. I read this for a class, so Finndability might have more to say after I get the chance to I enjoyed this quick tour of information and how we find and use it.

Ambient Findability is an amazing boundary spanner with insights that may forever change how you think, where you go, what you find, and who you become. No trivia or quizzes yet. See our Mrville or contact customer service: This is a really interesting book that I really wanted to like more than I did. If you’re morvills the middle of a meaty fibdability project of information architecture and trying to figure out how to find a more robust solution, this book is not for you.

Semantic Studios and findability. Should I be admitting that as a techie librarian? Also, I found most of the examples and pictures to really distract from the theory and despite the b Ugh. There are some signs that this book is becoming a little dated, at least finxability the edition I’ve read, with regular references to the Treo a So I’m coming back to UX as a topic, post-degree, for personal reasons.


Ambient Findability is an interesting and thought provoking vindability, the book dedicates itself towards the questions of how we can design into: That’s not the fault of the author; it’s just that the field is changing so fast, and change is accelerating. In your book, you point out that the information in the Encyclopedia Britannica has a findability problem. Oct 04, Rachel rated it really liked it Recommends it for: I’m hard-put to articulate more than this as the main thesis: Dec 09, Sabrina rated it it was ok.

I’m not assigning stars, because if it were 10 years ago, it’s def a 5.

HCI approaches are optimal for applications and interfaces where designers exercise great control over form and function. Finding Intertwingled Intertwingled is now available in print and digital formats on Amazon.

He blogs at findability. And, Peter reveals practical ideas and insights about how to build understanding and cope with complexity. I don’t really know who this book is written for. What do you do to ensure that you morville are more findable online? The Sociosemantic Web 7.

Peter Morville – Ambient Findability

I’ve been using Web 2. I’d like to know more about information architecture, but this clearly is not the place for me to start. How much information do we want? Wikipedia has nothing to findabi,ity from EB.

Ambient Findability

August 14, Ambient findability describes a world at the crossroads of ubiquitous computing and the Internet in which we can find anyone or anything from anywhere at anytime. Peter lives in Ann Arbor, Michigan with his wife, two daughters, and a dog named Knowsy. Ambient interfaces, sensors and small tech are about to intertwingle the physical and virtual worlds in shocking ways that will make history of the Diamond Age.


Aug 28, Kiri rated it liked it Shelves: Instead, this felt very conceptual and theoretical and historical. This book is kind of a “state of the field” summary for information search and discovery, a hot topic these days.

But I’m not upset. Feb 06, Kathleen added it Shelves: How do people find their way through an age of information overload? Everyware is everywhere but we take this magic for granted.

I realized the tone was like a Ted-Talk, and the more I thought about amvient, I realized it would be really interesting to listen to this author tell me everything in the book as a Ted-Talk, but reading the transcript of a Ted-Talk would be pretty dull. Prior to BN, she enjoyed being at Razorfish, where she morvil,e the information architecture group for the New York office.

My article on authority provoked a wonderful discussion on web4lib about this very question. Paperbackpages. Which come in many colors, shapes, and sizes. Anyway, I’m still amazed by the fact that by pressing a couple of buttons, I was able to publish a book in multiple formats and countries, virtually overnight.

Intertwingled is a meditation on the connectedness of everything. Gone Fishin’ After years of loyal service, findability. It’s time to be architects of understanding.