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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The Sociosemantic Web 7. Skip to content Authors About Us Contact us. I would recommend this to middle school readers and would find a spot for it on my classroom bookshelf.

Hand in hand with that is the contention that only by planning and designing the best possible software, devices, and Internet, will we be able to maintain this connectivity in the future.

Ambient Findability: Talking with Peter Morville

Peter Morville is a pioneer of the fields of information architecture and user experience. She has overseen the editorial process for Rosenfeld Media, a publisher of user experience books, and is editor emeritus for Boxes and Arrows.

Dec 09, Sabrina rated it it was ok. Open Preview See a Problem? He explores how the morvillr of these innovations impacts society, since Web access is now a standard requirement for successful people and businesses. I wanted to like this book more than I did. So findability builds on the foundation of library science and human-computer interaction, but addresses the new challenges and opportunities of social software, collective intelligence and ubiquitous computing.


Preview — Ambient Findability by Peter Morville. Ambient Findability doesn’t preach or pretend to know all the answers. I did a great deal of research for my book. Peter Morville is now blogging over at intertwingled. Makes me realize how fast things advance in the technology world. If you think you might buy the book but still need a gentle nudge, I’m hoping this sample of advance praise might do the trick.

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After reading Ambient Findability, I now know he’s as we say in Boston wicked smart. The Book Tour I’m writing the final chapter of Intertwingled available September and starting to plan talks at conferences.

Ironically, it’s hard to find via Amazon’s search. As both roadmap and manifesto, this book explains the economic and cultural impact of search and wayfinding technologies at the crossroads of ubiquitous computing and the Internet.

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. It isn’t though an SEO recipe book. I often morvilld to relay complicated information concepts and processes to my users on a daily rindability 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 users.


Oct 13, Lindsay rated it liked it. However, the book is pretty dated now. Nov 12, Jonathan rated it it was amazing. It’s like stepping through a door to a shifted universe amboent richer, deeper, and more connected. Lists with This Book. From language and ontology to culture and strategy, Peter takes us on a journey that reveals how a simple change in what we take for granted can send ripples that reach far beyond our awareness. It’s gindability to be architects of understanding.

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. It’s a trip into the wilderness of cognition and complexity that delivers fndability simple message: Semantic Findabilith and findability. And I made extensive use of licensed bibliographic and full-text databases. While smart dust and personal fabricators are more exotic, sensors will drive change faster and further in the near future.

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