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Course Description for SI658, Fall 2013

Update: here’s what’s actually being taught ===== I rewrite this every time I teach it.. SI658 – Information Architecture, University of Michigan School of Information Everything is complex. Distinctions between physical and digital space are dissolving. Profound events in human … Continue reading

11. March 2013 by dan
Categories: Teaching Information Architecture, Uncategorized | 2 comments

InfoCamp Seattle 2012 – Interview with Melissa Weaver

I had the opportunity to chat with steadfast IA Institute supporter and good friend Melissa Weaver about the upcoming InfoCamp in Seattle, and to tease some of the casino material I”ll be sharing in my talk there. Depending on your … Continue reading

21. September 2012 by dan
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Lou Kahn: Architects Not Designers

As quoted in Brownlee and De Long, Louis I Kahn, 177. I think architects should be composers and not designers. They should be composers of elements. The elements are things that are entities in themselves”

03. September 2012 by dan
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User Experience Design and Information Architecture – Centered and Bounded Sets

The centered set approach is like gathering cats rather than herding cattle. The center is the pail of milk that draws the cats. This morning I finally checked Phyllis Tickle’s The Great Emergence off of my reading list. I consumed … Continue reading

04. August 2012 by dan
Categories: Teaching Information Architecture, Uncategorized, User Experience Design | 3 comments

Logo Studies for The Understanding Group

Note, this post has moved to TUG’s blog: MakingThingsBe.Gd.

28. January 2011 by dan
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Giving A Talk at Lansing IxDA Chapter Kickoff

Update: Proud to announce that Michigan’s own Dan Klyn (@danklyn) will be our new guest speaker Sept 16. Don’t miss it! http://bit.ly/bZLJqGless than a minute ago via Tweetie for MacIxDA LansingIxDALansing

10. September 2010 by dan
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Lovely Quote from Dan Saffer’s Twitter

A beautiful design always contains some unexpected combination that shocks us with its appropriateness. W. Brian Arthurless than a minute ago via Tweetie for MacDan Safferodannyboy

09. September 2010 by dan
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I’m Running For A Seat On The IA Institute Board

Here is my position statement. If you’re a member of the IAI you should have received your ballot via email last night or this morning. ======= Position Statement: IA and IAI Could Be Much Muchier I’ve spent the first third … Continue reading

09. September 2010 by dan
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Two Recent Publications, And An Upcoming Panel

A few weeks ago I was honored by a request from beloved former colleagues at Q LTD to write something for their newsletter and blog – the piece I wrote is called Wildly Appropriate and it contains the story of … Continue reading

19. August 2010 by dan
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Ignite Your UX Sales Pitch (from IUE2010)

Due to some choreographical issues, I was unable to attend the “Ignite Your UX Sales Pitch” session at IUE2010. The event organizers were very kind to show my slides in my absence – here they are in a PDF format … Continue reading

03. August 2010 by dan
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