It occurred to me that of all the different ways that Google makes money, none of them include charging us, the general public, for access to information. There is no “Google Premium”, no “walled gardens”, no subscription or pay-per-view service. All of their revenues come from selling inclusion within that information space, but not access … Continue reading Google, Information Liberator?
There’s something about 1950’s and 1960’s black and white video recordings that I find hypnotic and deeply compelling, particularly when they document important or interesting people and events. From the 1969 moon landing to the Eichmann trials, these videos mesmerize me. Every frame has an eerie, spectral glow, making faces and people a little bit … Continue reading Inventing the Mouse
There is a post-Information Architecture career growth path emerging in the web industry, with people growing out of the job title “Information Architect” and becoming more powerful players in their companies and in the industry. They are growing into “Product Managers”, “Business Process Consultants”, “Holistic Designers”. Some even start their own companies, becoming “Entrepreneurs”. In … Continue reading An Information Architect will be CEO