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#36 James & Per say white rabbits

Two giggly old men begin this episode of UX Podcast by corpsing. Once we had composed ourselves, the topic was misunderstanding the term UX.  What is UX? Can it be definied? Can you be a “UX-er”? Is the phrase “UX” needed or are we just unnecessarily compliating things? (Listening time: 36 minutes) References: White rabbits […]

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Episode 35: James and Per share profiles

Many people and families share login details and profiles for various digital services. Why are so many of these services failing from a UX perspective in such common user scenarios? Netflix, Spotify, Facebook, even the iPad itself all suffer from these problems. In Episode 35 James and Per dive into the topic, discuss some examples […]

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Episode 23: James and Per find their breakpoint

This time James and Per discuss usability rules and recommendations. Jakob Nielsen earlier this year updated his web design recommendation, saying that you should now design for around 1440 pixels wide. With this as a starting point we cover browser viewports, research,  recommendations, responsive web design and mobile web sites. Phew, all that and a […]

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Episode 22: James and Per change names

In this show James and Per discuss web management. We take 3 recent examples where organisations have undertaken major changes to their web presence and investigate how it all went. What did they do well? what went wrong? what should they have done? (Listening time 39 minutes, including 2 minutes of comedy intro) References: Namnbyte […]

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Episode 7: Responsive web design

In this month’s episode of UX Podcast James Royal-Lawson and Per Axbom talk about the darling of 2011 – responsive web design – what is it? what are the benefits? What are the pitfalls? Is responsive web design the ultimate solution to web design? or is it, in many ways, a step backwards? (Listening time: 21 […]

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Episode 4: Stop producing crap!

This month’s episode of UXPodcast with James Royal-Lawson and Per Axbom discusses the quality of websites and digital activities – Why do so many end up being below par? Why do some end up being great? What can we do raise the quality of the web stuff we make and run? (Listening time: 20 minutes) […]

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Episode 2: Offline meets online – Love me, like me, install me (Part 1 of 3)

This month’s episode of UXPodcast with James Royal-Lawson and Per Axbom talks about when offline meets online – stories and examples highlighting how attempts at connecting the two often fail as well as suggestions as to how to improve your chances of succeeding. In part one James and Per talk you through a number of […]

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Episode 2: Offline meets online – The wizzard of us (Part 3 of 3)

This month’s episode of UXPodcast with James Royal-Lawson and Per Axbom talks about when offline meets online – stories and examples highlighting how attempts at connecting the two often fail, as well as suggestions as to how to improve your chances of succeeding. In part three it get’s so hot in the studio James and […]

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Episode 2: Offline meets online – How can I help you? (Part 2 of 3)

This month’s episode of UXPodcast with James Royal-Lawson and Per Axbom talks about when offline meets online – stories and examples highlighting how attempts at connecting the two often fail, as well as suggestions as to how to improve your chances of succeeding. In part two the temperature is rising in the studio but Per […]

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Episode 1: Search – Does it work? (Part 1 of 3)

This month’s episode of UXPodcast with James Royal-Lawson and Per Axbom talks about Search – its complexity and shortcomings, its evolution, and how we can deal with that evolution. In part one – Does search work? With the introduction of social and blended search, It’s become more complex than ever to comprehend. We take a […]

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Episode 1: Search – Don’t be evil (Part 3 of 3)

This month’s episode of UXPodcast with James Royal-Lawson and Per Axbom talks about Search – its complexity and shortcomings, its evolution, and how we can deal with that evolution. In part three – the good will prevail. We talk about the importance of gardeners, curators, sneezers – “T-shaped people”, microformats, and give some practical tips […]

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Episode 1: Search – The Darwinism of searching (Part 2 of 3)

This month’s episode of UXPodcast with James Royal-Lawson and Per Axbom talks about Search – its complexity and shortcomings, its evolution, and how we can deal with that evolution. In part two – The evolution of searching. With social search, humans are back in the centre of search once again. We look at “T-shaped” people […]

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