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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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The topic of the book was really interesting, and the first couple chapters were gripping. A coworker loaned this book to me, but I don’t think enough time findsbility elapsed since graduation almost ten years ago! But these crown jewels of the ivory tower are unreachable by most people most of the time, and they always have been.

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If you enjoy lively and nerdy discussions about these types of things, you will love this book. This book has been a classic in the field of UX and, in general, this author has done so, so much to advance the field, I can’t even. We satisfice to succeed. Much of the book is a discussion on techniques of cataloguing information so it can be found again. On the one hand, there is optimism, because so much information is so accessible to so many people. Ambient Findability is an interesting and thought provoking read, the book dedicates itself towards the questions of how we can design into: I think it was a great introduction to the concepts we dealt with in class but the tech is kind of outdated ten years on.


To ask other readers questions about Ambient Findabilityplease sign up. I hope you enjoy being Intertwingled. Which come in many colors, shapes, and sizes. And I made extensive use of licensed bibliographic and full-text databases. I enjoyed this quick tour of information and how we find and use it.

Ambient Findability: What We Find Changes Who We Become

August 14, I realized the tone was like a Ted-Talk, and the more I thought about it, 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.

In other words, anyone can find anything at any fiindability. Thanks for telling us about morbille problem. Similarly, in social network analysisI noted that we use people to find content and content to find people.

This book is six years old, and is somewhat dated now – we all have the SmartPhones and the effects he “predicted” we would soon have from them – a mere 18 months after this book was published.

He explores how the melding of these innovations impacts society, since Web access is now a standard requirement for successful people and businesses. Written by Peter Morville, author of the groundbreaking Information Architecture for the World Wide Web, the book defines our current age as a state of unlimited findability. Refresh and try again.

However, I disagreed with the author a bit on Fijdability 2. I read this for a class, so I might have more to say after I get the chance to discuss it with colleagues.


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. And live a really, really, really long time. Is findability indeed the primary key to a successful global marketplace in the 21st century and beyond. Those things creep me out so I think the author and I just have different ideas about some things.

Do users have enough awareness of authority to judge quality?

I read a library book via interlibrary loan. Liz Danzico Liz Danzico is equal parts information architect, usability analyst, and editor.

Ambient Findability: What We Find Changes Who We Become by Peter Morville

Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Sensors and small tech already make it possible to access real-time traffic reports on the Web and to find your kids using a GPS Personal Locator. Mar 02, Stephen Redwood rated it really liked it Shelves: This startling book took me on a twisty adventure in how to think, see, design, and experience the world differently. View all posts by Liz Danzico. Morville is a good writer, with interesting analogies, but I felt some of the chapters were not relevant to the focus of the book and sometimes the topics got off track.

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