Living in Information: Responsible Design for Digital Places

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Rosenfeld Media, Jun 15, 2018 - Computers - 240 pages
Websites and apps are places where critical parts of our lives happen. We shop, bank, learn, gossip, and select our leaders there. But many of these places weren’t intended to support these activities. Instead, they're designed to capture your attention and sell it to the highest bidder. Living in Information draws upon architecture as a way to design information environments that serve our humanity.
 

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Jorge Arango is a strategic designer and information architect. Upon seeing the then–new World Wide Web in 1994, he left his career in (building) architecture to start the first web design consultancy in Central America. He has since designed information environments for organizations that range in scope from developing–world nonprofits to Fortune 500 corporations. He is co–author (with Louis Rosenfeld and Peter Morville) of Information Architecture: For the Web and Beyond (2015), the fourth edition of O'Reilly's celebrated "polar bear" book. He is also a former president of the Information Architecture Institute, and speaks and teaches about design leadership around the world. Jorge lives with his wife and three children in the San Francisco Bay Area. You can reach him via email at jarango@jarango.com or follow him on Twitter, where he is @jarango.

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