Online and other digital information spaces are increasingly integrated into everyday life. Today, over three billion people around the globe are connected to the internet, including a large majority in developed countries and an increasing number in developing countries (ICT Data and Statistics Division, 2015). It seems that more and more time is spent “online” as formerly offline activities (like depositing a check or hailing a cab) move to websites and mobile apps. Cellular networks, WiFi, and mobile devices keep connections alive 24 hours a day; while broadband connectivity lets the 1’s and 0’s that carry information fly around the globe at the speed of light. Mobile, wearables, sensors, artificial intelligence, and “the internet of things” are quickly becoming a bigger part of our lives.
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Ding, W., Lin, X., Zarro, M. (2017). Information Architecture and Evolving Information Spaces. In: Information Architecture. Synthesis Lectures on Information Concepts, Retrieval, and Services. Springer, Cham. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-031-02308-8_2
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