A follow up to the first edition, Information Anxiety 2 teaches critical lessons for functioning in today’s Information Age. In this new book, Wurman examines how. Wurman identifies a special ailment of this age of communicationsso-called “ information anxiety,” caused, in his view, by an overwhelming flood of data, much . Information Anxiety is produced by the ever-widening gap between what we understand and what we think we should understand. It is the black hole between .
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Information Anxiety: Towards Understanding
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Open Preview See a Problem? Thanks for telling us about the problem. Return to Book Page. A follow up to the first edition, Information Anxiety 2 teaches critical lessons for functioning in today’s Information Age. In this new book, Wurman examines how the Internet, desktop computing, and advances in digital technology have not simply enhanced access to information, but in fact have changed the way we live and work.
In examining the sources of information anxie A follow up to the first edition, Information Anxiety 2 teaches critical lessons for functioning in today’s Information Age. In examining the sources of information anxiety, Wurman takes an in-depth look at how technological advances can hinder understanding and influence how business is conducted. Paperbackpages. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. To ask other readers questions about Information Anxiety 2please sign up.
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Feb 26, Tamara rated it liked it Shelves: Mostly theoretical, but quite interesting in terms of people’s emotions regarding the need for knowledge.
Chapter 3, detailing which management styles pair well with different learning styles was of particular interest. Information is not enough. Organization is as important as content. Your market is your world. If you can’t integrate, you can’t operate. Size really doesn’t count. It’s not the what, but the how.
When you can admit that you don’t know, you are more likely to ask Mostly theoretical, but quite interesting in terms of people’s emotions regarding the need for knowledge. When you can admit that you don’t know, you are more likely to ask the questions that will enable you to learn. One of the best ways of communicating knowledge is through stories, because good stories are richly textured with details, allowing the narrative to convey a stable ground on which to build experience.
I believe that it’s important to view the interface as an opportunity to seduce people Those suffering from the disease of familiarity are the experts in the world who, so bogged down by their own knowledge, regularly miss the key points as they try to explain what they know. Teach me and I remember.
Involve me and I learn. Apr 14, Terresa rated it it was amazing.
This book challenges you to make sense of the information overloading your life, including info in the form of news, magazines, TV, etc. Aug 25, Mjaballah rated it really liked it. A good attempt to follow a truly great book.
However, not as groundbreaking as its predecessor. I read both books over a long period. One chapter at a time, I recommend reading them in this manner. I took so many notes down, that I ended up deciding to buy the book. Unfortunately, its pretty impossible to find a copy of this book here in New Zealand.
Information Anxiety 2 by Richard Saul Wurman
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Aug 26, Alison rated it liked it Shelves: I read this for a library science class, but it’s really intended more for people in the work force.
Even though the content is rather dated, ten years later, Wurman’s ideas are still quite sound. Apr 02, Nelson rated it really liked it. This man is a genius.
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About Richard Saul Wurman. Books by Richard Saul Wurman. Trivia About Information Anxie No trivia or quizzes yet. Quotes from Information Anxie I anxietu my thoughts, my indulgences, my desires, my pleasures may at first appear different, but that is only because they are more normal, not because they are more esoteric.
I believe I am bored when other people are bored, only faster. I am interested when others are interested, only more interested. By indulging my interests through my life, and perhaps because of rather than despite many failures, Anixety have been able to design my life. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.