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Information Architecture An Emerging 21st Century Profession

ISBN-10: 0130967467

ISBN-13: 9780130967466

Edition: 2003

Authors: Earl Morrogh

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The first book to explore the roots of the emerging Information Architecture profession. A true foundations text, this book introduces the reader to: bull; bull;Key innovations in the history of communications and computing bull;Technologies leading to the Information Age bull;The origins of the World Wide Web bull;Information architecture's pioneers bull;The emerging profession of information architecture Information Architecture: An Emerging 21st Century Profession features: bull; bull;An abbreviated history of revolutionary information and communications technologies bull;Social and technology-related factors in information creation, communication, storage, and retrieval bull;Information Age-related problems bull;Information architecture practitioners, educators, and education programs bull;Visions for the future of information architecture
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Book details

List price: $89.00
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Publication date: 11/4/2002
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 216
Size: 7.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.748
Language: English

Foreword
Information Architecture: An Introduction
Information Architecture: From Craft to Profession
Human Interactions: The Evolution of Communication Systems
Let's Talk About It: The Spoken Word
Put It in Writing: The Written Word
Hot Off the Press: The Printed Word
Wired: The Electrical Telegraph
Just Call Me: The Telephone
Wireless: The Radio
The Tube: Television
Human and Computer Interactions: The Evolution of Computing Systems
ENIAC: Computational Solutions for Scientific Problems
ERMA: Computational Solutions for Business Problems
The Alto: Computing Gets Personal
The PC Evolution: From Mainframes to Minis to Micros
Computer Networks: Communication and Computing Systems Converge
Internauts: Architects of the Intergalactic Network
ARPAnet: The Birth of the Internet
Email: The First Killer "App."
WWW: The World Wide Web
Info Ailments: Unintended Consequences Of The Information Age
Info Glut, Info Trash, Info Hype, and Info Stress
Toward A New Discipline: Information Architecture
A: The Process
A: The Practitioner
A: The Profession
A: Educating Information Architects
A: Education Theory, A Design Foundation for Information Architecture
Information Architects: Envisioning the Future of IA
References
Appendices
"As We May Think,"Vannevar Bush
"Software Engineering Code of Ethics and Professional Practice," IEEE-CS/ACM Joint Task Force on Software Engineering Ethics and Professional Practices
Index