The Use of Proximal Information Scent to Forage for Distal Content on the World Wide Web

@inproceedings{Pirolli2004TheUO,
  title={The Use of Proximal Information Scent to Forage for Distal Content on the World Wide Web},
  author={Peter Pirolli},
  year={2004}
}
The legacy of the Enlightenment is the belief that entirely on our own we can know, and in knowing, understand, and in understanding, choose wisely… Thanks to science and technology, access to factual knowledge of all kinds is rising exponentially while dropping in unit cost…We are drowning in information, while starving for wisdom. INTRODUCTION Information Foraging Theory addresses how people will adaptively shape their behavior to their information environments, and how information… 

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