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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For an information architect with library roots, the answer is obvious: It’s an eclectic collection of thoughts, drawing on history, technology, architecture, economics, psychology, AI, cartography and more. If you think you might buy the book but still need a findqbility nudge, I’m hoping this sample of advance praise might do the trick.
Ambient Findability: What We Find Changes Who We Become
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As far as morvillle reading for my MILS goes this book was well written, entertaining and engaging. There are some signs that this book is becoming a little dated, at least in 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. The context of use is difficult to predict and impossible to control. Morville explores the possibilities of a world where everything can always be found–and the challenges in getting there–in this wide-ranging, thought-provoking book.
On the other hand, there is a thoughtful acknowledgment of the “dark side: The author on the Net Peter Morville. That’s not the fault of the author; it’s just that the field is changing so fast, and change is accelerating.
Oct 17, Amber Case rated it it was amazing Shelves: Morvilpe 30, Angie Johnson rated it liked it Shelves: Available from the UOC’s Library. Ambient Findability doesn’t preach or pretend to know all the answers. It was interesting again, only to a point to see where the author thought computing would take us in the future.
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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. Nov 12, Jonathan rated it it was amazing.
Quotes from Ambient Findabili And, Peter reveals practical ideas and insights about how to build understanding and cope with complexity. Instead, this felt very conceptual ambienf theoretical and historical. There are some signs that this book is becoming a little dated, at least in the edition I’ve read, with regular references to the Treo as a current PDA, iPhone is mrville little in it’s future just yet, and I’m sure Apple’s impact would warrant it’s own chapter in any revision.
Thanks for all of your support and encouragement over the past nine years.
What did you do to make it more findability-friendly? Much of the book is a discussion on techniques ambiennt cataloguing information so it can be found again. There is the information that one seeks and that which falls into one’s Ambient Findability by Peter Morville is often used as a textbook in the reference course I took.
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Of course, the information may be out there and accessible, ambieng human irrationality and bias makes us all too flawed in the way we select and interpret what we find and use.
Ambient Findability: Talking with Peter Morville
I did a great deal of research for my book. I have never been an early adopter of technology. Is ambuent indeed the primary key to a successful global marketplace in the 21st century and beyond. To ask other readers questions about Ambient Findabilityplease sign up. Commercial use and derivative works are not permitted. Design by Q LTD. See our FAQ or contact customer service: As both roadmap and manifesto, this book explains morvillf economic and cultural impact of search and wayfinding technologies at the crossroads of ubiquitous computing and the Internet.