A follow up to the first edition, Information Anxiety 2 teaches critical lessons for functioning in today’s Information Age. In this new book, Wurman examines how. Wurman identifies a special ailment of this age of communicationsso-called “ information anxiety,” caused, in his view, by an overwhelming flood of data, much . Information Anxiety is produced by the ever-widening gap between what we understand and what we think we should understand. It is the black hole between .
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Wurman includes some things on the news industry ricyard made me wish It’s difficult to read this now and imagine just how groundbreaking it was when it came out. And the most basic conversation that we have takes into it an enormous complexity, comments about weather, dress, nuances of the visual someone nodding, blinking eyes, promptings, or lip movement that show they want clarification or want to interrupt.
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Information Anxiety by Richard Saul Wurman
This definition was extrapolated to general usage as something told or communicated, whether or not it made sense to the receiver. At least in the absolute sense, it is impossible to share our thoughts with someone else, for they will not be understood in exactly the same way.
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Thanks for telling us about the problem. Elizabeth rated it really liked it Mar 12, The following excerpts look at the problem of too much information, how we create understanding, and the beauty of what may be a lost art form: Mar 27, Emily rated it liked it.
David rated it really liked it Jan 15, Size really doesn’t count. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. A good attempt to follow a truly great ricchard. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Designing the Incormation Cycle Aqueous Ecologies: Jul 01, Robert Grossman rated it really liked it Shelves: Aug 25, Mjaballah rated it really liked it.
And, suddenly, the appellation could be applied to something that didn’t necessarily have to inform. They, in turn, work with each other to form new meaning.
By indulging my interests through my life, and perhaps because of rather than despite many failures, I have been able to design my life. Still, Wurman exists ansiety the Godfather of information architecture and his TED conferences are the vanguard of futurism. No trivia or quizzes yet. Even though the content is rather dated, ten years later, Wurman’s ideas are still quite sound.
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A holder of both M. Lauren Albert rated it liked it Oct 13, My library Help Advanced Book Search. Everyone having trouble with learning and understanding information ought to read it!
In examining the sources of information anxiety, Wurman takes an in-depth look at how technological advances can hinder understanding and influence how business is conducted. With the publication of his first book in at the age With the publication of his first book in at the age of 26, Richard Saul Wurman began the singular passion of hi of 26, Richard Saul Wurman began the singular passion of his life: When this book came out in the ‘s it was a revelation.
Sarah Evelyn rated it it was amazing Jan 31, Rica rated it it was amazing Dec 30, To deal with the increasing onslaught of data, it is imperative to distinguish between data and information.
Information Anxiety: Towards Understanding
This book gave me information anxiety. This man is a genius. This book makes some thought-provoking points, onformation I found it really hard to read straight through. Mostly theoretical, but quite interesting in terms of people’s emotions regarding the need for knowledge.
A must read for every designer, a should read for everybody. Paperbackpages. Trivia About Information Anxie Feb 26, Tamara rated it liked it Shelves: Stella Lee rated it it was amazing Jun 24, innformation Want to Read saving…. How we use information matters and particularly in the work of design: We don’t necessarily realize it, but every time we insert a DVD, visit a website, or informatioon up to an information kiosk we are experiencing good or bad user interface which relies on information architecture.
However, not as groundbreaking as its predecessor. Feb 28, Steve rated it it was amazing Shelves: About Richard Saul Wurman.