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Search User Interfaces is Shipping!

I’ve heard from colleagues that they are receiving their copies of the physical book in the mail from Amazon. If you’ve been waiting to order a copy until it is in stock, procrastinate no longer! And of course I encourage people to write a review on Amazon and other sites.
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Sunday, October 4th, 2009

Putting a bit of Bing in the book

I finished writing the book and sent the files to my publisher towards the end of January 2009. Towards the end of April they sent me a round of copy-editing comments which I then either retained or rejected. On June 24th the publisher gave me the final proofs, to which I was [...]

Monday, July 20th, 2009

Mama, don’t let your babies name their books with garden path noun compounds

When I realized that I was writing a book and not just a few chapters for a more general book, I instantly knew that the title had to be Search User Interfaces. It is a phrase that I use a lot in my work, and I was trying to summarize all of the literature [...]

Saturday, July 4th, 2009

Launching “Search User Interfaces”

This blog is a companion for my new book, which I am making available online today.
My intended audience isĀ  practitioners and researchers who spend a lot of time thinking about user interfaces for search engines, or who want to bone up on the field.
In this book I try to stick to the evidence. My intention [...]

Wednesday, June 24th, 2009