Librarians & Architects: Natural Enemies?

As an Information Architect who has always embraced the “information” appelation but long been queasy about the “architecture” bit, imagine my surprise to come across* this wonderful article by Marvin J Taylor and Andrea Geyer about the long history of tension between librarians and architects around the design of libraries. The article documents the evolution…

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Jill Lepore: What the Gospel of Innovation Gets Wrong

I’ve waxed poetic about my love affair with The New Yorker before, and this week’s issue is another one with several riveting long form pieces that I can’t wait to dig into. Jill Lepore offers a scathing critique of Clayton Christensen’s disruptive innovation theory. I have to confess that I haven’t actually read The Innovator’s…

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