Whither Information Architecture?

Whither Information Architecture?:
Peter Morville (author of Ambient Findability) wonders out loud about the future of Information Architecture as a discipline, as well as about the role of IAs. Then a bunch of smart people comment… [Tags: information_architecture peter_morville librarians taxonomy folksonomy everything_is_miscellaneous]
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is information architecture dead? I think that the plurality of practices centered on organizing web-based information and making it interactive is under severe threat as a profession… primarily because of the binary of quite a few very high skilled people with 100x more less skilled people in the same field. that creates tensions and it will only be a matter of time before the higher skilled people figure out ways to keep the lesser skilled people out.

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