The depth of the problem
- this WaPo infographic hints at the immense challenges
that Australian and Chinese search teams will face in recovering the Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 black box
from its suspected location at the bottom of the Indian Ocean
is widely recognized as a father of the information architecture field, and he serves as an advocate for the critical roles that search and findability play in defining web user experience. His recent project titled Search Patterns
, is a sandbox for collecting search examples, patterns, and anti-patterns; for example spime search
, the ability to query objects in motion and find things in the real world. Morville is also on the editorial board of the new Journal of Information Architecture
is a "metasearch engine" that generates a sprawling cornucopia of sound, text and images based on your query.
100+ authoritative research sources that are available online.
Various topics, real info. Think of it as a kind of do-it-yourself AskMe, or you know, a research library.(via Making Light)
Information gods amongst mortals
is the first in a series of three blog entries (so far, anyway) by Brad Wardell
on the topic of the growing knowledge gap between the net-savvy and the non-wired.
I found the link in a newsletter from WinCustomize
today. They plugged all three:
- Information gods amongst mortals
Information Gods respond
Gods Srike Back
He explores the theory that those who are net savvy are quickly leaping ahead of the non-wired among us: "You know the situation. Someone has told you something you want to know more about and within a few minutes you have gotten yourself up to speed on it. You did it through the use of the Internet. A combination of search engines and helpful websites have educated you on that topic."