Serendipity as an emerging design principle of the infosphere: challenges and opportunities

  title={Serendipity as an emerging design principle of the infosphere: challenges and opportunities},
  author={Urbano Reviglio},
  journal={Ethics and Information Technology},
  • Urbano Reviglio
  • Published 2 January 2019
  • Sociology, Computer Science
  • Ethics and Information Technology
Underestimated for a long time, serendipity is an increasingly recognized design principle of the infosphere. Being influenced by environmental and human factors, the experience of serendipity encompasses fundamental phases of production, distribution and consumption of information. On the one hand, design information architectures for serendipity increases the diversity of information encountered as well as users’ control over information processes. On the other hand, serendipity is a… Expand
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