Interview: Lou Rosenfeld and Peter Morville on Information Architecture

Interview: Lou Rosenfeld and Peter Morville on Information Architecture. We interview the authors of O'Reilly's Information Architecture for the World Wide Web, 2nd. Ed., Lou Rosenfeld and Peter Morville. Learn what's new in the second edition, how IA has changed in the last four years, and about controlled (and out of control) vocabularies. By Andy… Continue reading Interview: Lou Rosenfeld and Peter Morville on Information Architecture


Interesting factoids from Groove usage analysis aggregated across a very broad statistically significant anonymous sample set.  I did this in order to empirically validate some intuitions related to some UI design enhancements that I'm considering.  The analysis does indeed validate that the 2-25 design center of the product is precisely the sweet spot of where it's… Continue reading Groove

drop us a line

Macromedia technology showcases – Here are a few links to some high profile sites that use Macromedia Technologies. If you have a site that you think should be profiled, let us know and drop us a line. World's leading retailer of athletic footwear and apparel, Foot Locker, operates 3,600 retail stores in 14 countries and… Continue reading drop us a line

RIAA: Feeling Burn of Ripped CDs

RIAA: Feeling Burn of Ripped CDs. “The recording industry blames the rapid decline of album sales on a new technology that allows people to easily copy and transport music. It's expected to cripple the major record labels. The year was 1979.” [Infinite loop.] * [Archipelago]

Somewhere, George Orwell is chuckling, softly

Somewhere, George Orwell is chuckling, softly. “Senator Clinton was booed when she walked on stage last October at a rock concert in Madison Square Garden to benefit 9/11 victims. It was shown live by VH1 but, as ABC's John Stossel illustrated in a July 20/20 special on media distortions, when the Viacom-owned cable channel replayed… Continue reading Somewhere, George Orwell is chuckling, softly

Apple: Burn DVDs–and we'll burn you

News.Com: Apple: Burn DVDs–and we'll burn you. At issue in the legal threat is Apple's well-received iDVD application, which permits users to burn DVDs only on internal drives manufactured by Apple. In unmodified form, it does not permit writing to external drives manufactured by third parties. [Tomalak's Realm]

Electronic Data Discovery Primer – Electronic Data Discovery Primer. Surprisingly, many attorneys fail to do any electronic discovery because of concerns that it is costly, time-consuming and complicated. The irony: It is usually wildly cheaper to conduct discovery electronically. New computer forensic techniques allow the cost effective and safe recovery of evidence normally invisible to the user. What… Continue reading Electronic Data Discovery Primer

Polar Bears invade B & A

Polar Bears invade B & A. Boxes and Arrows is running an interview with Lou Rosenfeld and an excerpt from the new edition of the Polar Bear book that focuses on MSWeb (the Microsoft intranet). [ia/ – news for information architects]

Ambient Findability

Ambient Findability. Peter muses on the future of ambient findabilty in the coming era of nanotechnology and Internet aware wireless devices. [ia/ – news for information architects]