if you know Seth, you know he is an IA to the bone. If you don’t know him, reading Boxes and Arrows: Consolidated Assessment would tell you all you need to know
“Card sorting is so simple a 6 year old could do it. Actually, that’s how old I was when I first started card sorting in the late 1970s. Not that I’ve been in the research field that long, card sorting just seemed a natural thing to do with my baseball card collection. On an almost weekly basis, I’d reorganize my cards. Usually I’d lay them out all over the floor and then get to work. Sometimes I’d sort by team (Go Orioles), or by position (all first basemen), or by year, or by card brand…”
Early explorations of faceted classification!