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

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…

Little Bossman

Mar 9, 2006
During the summer of 1993 I wrote the novel Little Bossman. I was 19 years old. Almost 13 years later I licensed the book under a Creative Commons license and made it available for download and distribution on the Internet.…

Little Bossman Chapter 3

Mar 3, 2005
I sit up in bed and hear the sound of my own voice. ”…so leave a message whenever you think it’s time to leave a message, or if you don’t want to, don’t. Really, use your own judgment…” I lift…

Little Bossman Chapter 2

Mar 3, 2005
I’m dreaming. I’m standing at the edge of a garden, holding a sparkly cocktail glass with a yellow liquid. I down it in a gulp and look towards the sound of the recurring voices of the masses of people standing…

Little Bossman Chapter 1

Mar 3, 2005
”What you do is, you shoot them down, one by one.” He lifts his right hand and points a chubby finger at the table, firing slow-motion shots at each of the three empty wine-glasses, his thumb moving back and forth,…

Little Bossman – African Hunting Masks

Mar 3, 2005
Sometimes passion tears my mind and rain falls from my eyes, and lightning arrows strike me blind when red runs through my skies. Human burning need cuts through my voice in strangled noise and tells me now to bleed. Instead…

Kiss my Context!

Oct 20, 1999
October 20, 1999 Have you ever been in a meeting (this is a rhetorical question, yes), listened to several participants go on and on for a length of time about something that seems very dear to them… and asked yourself:…

Kiss my Context!

Oct 20, 1999
October 20, 1999 Have you ever been in a meeting (this is a rhetorical question, yes), listened to several participants go on and on for a length of time about something that seems very dear to them… and asked yourself:…