Information Design - Design Principles
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It's long, but be patient and watch it all. Look at the bio of the presenter to understand the context of what he is saying.
Daniel Russell is the Uber Tech Lead for Search Quality and User Happiness in Mountain View. He earned his PhD in computer science, specializing in Artificial Intelligence until he realized that magnifying and understanding human intelligence was his real passion. Twenty years ago he foreswore AI in favor of HI, and enjoys teaching, learning, running and music, preferably all in one day. He has worked at Xerox PARC before it was PARC.com, was in the Advanced Technology Group at Apple where he wrote the first 100 web pages for www.Apple.com using SimpleText. He has also worked at IBM and briefly at a startup that developed tablet computers before the iPad.
He is also a member of the SILS Board of Visitors
Topics from this reading may come up in class
Then evaluate how well ACM has designed its search interface