When I first picked up Peter Morville's recent book, Ambient Findability, I was expectingand hoping fora companion to the earlier book he coauthored with Louis Rosenfeld. That book, Information Architecture for the World Wide Web, is a landmark in the history of human-computer interaction (HCI) that marks the birth of the field of information architecture (IA). It challenged me to think differently and more deeply about information and the way it is structured, and it had an important impact on my thoughts and practice. If Ambient Findability could be half as valuable for me, it would still be worth…
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