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My opinion pieces, articles, diary entries and rants on everything digital and humanitarian.

T-shirts for interaction designers — and a geeky joke

Nov 30, 2011
Last year I designed a couple of t-shirts for interaction designers. This joke popped into my head. Beware that you have to be an extreme nerd to find it remotely funny: A persona walked into a storyboard looking for some…

Kevin Powell on Mobile Web and Responsive Design

Nov 8, 2011
A couple of weeks ago I stumbled upon Kevin Powell‘s presentation on Slideshare, Why Mobile First isn’t Enough, and the accompanying video. I found his presentation and performance really intriguing and since Responsive Web Design is all the new rave,…

English blog – Total Recall

Nov 8, 2011
So yes, I am back to blogging in English after having had a successful Swedish blog for almost 10 years now, and yes I will be keeping both blogs alive. What most people do not know, however, is that I…

Axbom Innovation Manifesto For Successful Websites

Nov 8, 2011
Principles and simple guidelines that make me and my clients more successful. Think digital. Act analog. Yes, my solutions may be digital, but they are always used in an analog environment, by ordinary people. I will always see the people.…

Video: optimizing images for the web

Sep 22, 2011
A quick video I made talking about how the images on a Swedish furniture site (mio.se) can be optimized by a mind-blowing amount, increasing load times and creating a better experience. Inlägget Video: optimizing images for the web publicerades först…

A persona walked into a storyboard…

Mar 25, 2011
I know you haven’t heard this one…! [box type=”note” size=”large” style=”rounded” border=”full” icon=”http://axbom.se/share/joke-icon.png”]A persona walked into a storyboard looking for some interaction. At the end of the scenario he found himself eye-tracking a mental model with a wireframe interface. He…

Strategy and value curve for the iPad

Jan 29, 2010
Apple has launched its iPad and has received tough criticism as well as more nuanced opinions. I’ll use this opportunity to highlight that much of the criticism is based on the misconceptions that the iPad will replace a computer. More…

Happy New Year from Axbom Innovation

Dec 31, 2009
Happy New Year from Axbom Innovation with love. Some of it will be awesome, some of it will suck. Don’t be afraid. Let’s do this! Inlägget Happy New Year from Axbom Innovation publicerades först på axbom.…

Fuglesang is talking to you, not media

Aug 27, 2009
Right after midnight passing into August 26, 2009, Swedish time, Christer Fuglesang writes this on Twitter: On the morning of August 26 as I pick up the paper from the floor the front page says (my translation): ”Did Fuglesang lift…

Little Bossman is free at last

Mar 19, 2009
Just a short note to let everyone know that I have finally published the novel I wrote back in 1993, when I was 19 years old. I have, of course, published it on The Pirate Bay. It’s a weird feeling…