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Javier Velasco

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User since: 14 Dec 1998

Articles written: 16

Although the disciplines of Information Design, Information Architecture are

as old as the first human written documents and collections of them, they have

developed in a large scale these last years in the context of web development.

Some people say that after the era of information comes the era of the information

architects, responsible for organizing such overwhelming amounts of information

the web has allowed us to mobilize, recycle and create. And that this career

will divide into several levels of specialization. It makes sense to me, so i've also jumped on the IA train.

The community of web developers hosted within this site has also felt and experienced

the growth of this field. Time and experience has shown us the relevance of

careful and deep work prior to the production stage in our projects. Some members

have expanded our interests into this area, some have strong backgrounds in

the field, others - like myself - have completely shifted their career towards

this blooming discipline that feels so unexplored and attractive.

We already have some articles that fit the subject, but now we've considered

it is the time to open a new "center" to host them and invite the rest of the

IA/UE community to share their thoughts and research with our ever growing

mantruc is an oldtime evolter from Chile.

his thing is communication, what he most likes about the internet is how it allows people to communicate at many levels, and he thinks that is the best proof of that.

he has worked in web development since 1997 as designer, developer and information architect.

his expression is photogtaphy.

Javier is currently working as an associate researcher for the Center for Web Research, part of the Department of Computer Science at Universidad de Chile.

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