Category Archives: Information Experience

Pivot from Live Labs

Pivot is a new project from Microsoft Live Labs that looks very promising. It’s a system and interface for displaying and filtering large sets of information. From the Pivot website: “Pivot makes it easier to interact with massive amounts of

Pivot from Live Labs

Pivot is a new project from Microsoft Live Labs that looks very promising. It’s a system and interface for displaying and filtering large sets of information. From the Pivot website: “Pivot makes it easier to interact with massive amounts of

Article Of The Future

Cell Press, a publication by Elsevier Science, has an interesting effort to re-invent what an online scientific article looks like. They’ve launch a very light beta with two different prototypes, and they’ve invited the scientific community to provide feedback on

Article Of The Future

Cell Press, a publication by Elsevier Science, has an interesting effort to re-invent what an online scientific article looks like. They’ve launch a very light beta with two different prototypes, and they’ve invited the scientific community to provide feedback on

Subjective Factors in Information Seeking

This article in JASIST caught my eye: “The role of subjective factors in the information search process,” by Jacek Gwizdka (Rutgers), Irene Lopatovska (Pratt). Forthcoming. “Subjective factors” are any and all of the feelings and perceptions users have while seeking

Subjective Factors in Information Seeking

This article in JASIST caught my eye: “The role of subjective factors in the information search process,” by Jacek Gwizdka (Rutgers), Irene Lopatovska (Pratt). Forthcoming. “Subjective factors” are any and all of the feelings and perceptions users have while seeking

Usability of Paper

I’m not necessarily a proponent of persisting paper-based resources per se, at least not from a sentimental or habitual perspective. Instead, I see a real experiential value to paper–one that’s hard to replicate with a computer. People like to read

Usability of Paper

I’m not necessarily a proponent of persisting paper-based resources per se, at least not from a sentimental or habitual perspective. Instead, I see a real experiential value to paper–one that’s hard to replicate with a computer. People like to read

The Myth of the Myth of the Paperless Office

I’ve been thinking quite a bit about the role of paper and offline information resources in our overall information experience as humans interact with information. Some recent projects and research at work put the topic back on my plate. It

The Myth of the Myth of the Paperless Office

I’ve been thinking quite a bit about the role of paper and offline information resources in our overall information experience as humans interact with information. Some recent projects and research at work put the topic back on my plate. It

Amazon Window Shopping

Here’s another example of a cross-dimensional display of information: Amazon’s Window shop. It’s not nearly as good as Sea Dragon or other zooming interfaces I’ve seen, but it shows there’ll probably be more and more of this kind of information

Amazon Window Shopping

Here’s another example of a cross-dimensional display of information: Amazon’s Window shop. It’s not nearly as good as Sea Dragon or other zooming interfaces I’ve seen, but it shows there’ll probably be more and more of this kind of information

Deep Zoom

This isn’t new, but I just came across Deep Zoom from MS. It’s based on their Seadragon technology, and it requires Silverlight. Check out the Hard Rock Cafe collection of memorabilia. Combined with a faceted navigation on the left, you

Deep Zoom

This isn’t new, but I just came across Deep Zoom from MS. It’s based on their Seadragon technology, and it requires Silverlight. Check out the Hard Rock Cafe collection of memorabilia. Combined with a faceted navigation on the left, you