I met Marie Girard through an article where she beautifully and bravely compared content strategy and design to … alchemy. Yes, alchemy! Here is an excerpt from her An Alchemist’s Quest: Designing the Enterprise Content Model: This is where the quest for the Philosopher’s Stone that turns raw content matter into gold took us thus far.Continue Weaving
Dialogues have the power to free words and concepts, to let the latter dance with and around meaning, in a quest for the essence. It is in the exchange of perspectives and views that we search for and find understanding.
Things are processes which to an extent are captured by words. The dynamic nature of these processes is best embraced by a conversational search for meaning.
A cloth, a Chinese proverb reminds us, is not woven from a single thread. This is why in Dialogues I talk to people about the way Internet is changing or not changing our lives, and more specifically about texts, writing and representation in the semantic web.
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Last year, around March, I set off on a journey to explore the world of Andrea Volpini. I wanted to know more about the Man who makes web content talk – as Scott Abbel dubbed him recently in an interview for Intercom. A year and a Jason Link (Andrea’s personal assistant whom you can ask questionsContinue Weaving
I will be honest. I found Alison Pope while querying Google with my name and the word semantics. As always, the thin thread of code didn’t let me down. It connected me to a writing of Alison’s where I lost myself in following all the portals her words and thoughts provided. The moment I readContinue Weaving
Mike Atherton is an information architect and a content strategist, having started his digital quest for the gestalt of design in the early 90s as a web designer. Straddling bravely the fields of content strategy, information architecture, user experience and interface design, Mike does curious (and hard!) things. He designs interactions, builds spaces with words,Continue Weaving