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Episode 33: James and Per set design trends

In the first show of 2013, James and Per host a link show… with a single link. We talk our way through a recent blog post by Gannon Burgett where he lays out 13 design trends for 2013. We turn into grumpy old men about some of them, but find that we like and agree with some of the others!

(Listening time: 41 minutes)

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Recording episode 33 of UX Podcast

James and Per recording episode 33.

Episode 32: James and Per scream – Stupid bloody system!

James and Per bring you episode 32 of UX Podcast from a bar in Stockholm. We’re are joined by Jonas Söderström, author of Jävla skitsystem (Stupid bloody system) and “the Swede that comes closest to the title of web usability guru”. We talk about poorly designed digital systems and the work related stress this causes. Where did it all go wrong? How do we fix it? Can we fix it?

(Listening time: 28 minutes)

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Episode 31: Per and James give infographics wings

In episode 31 of UX Podcast James and Per are joined by Derek Featherstone from Simply Accessible to talk about infographics and how we can make them more accessible. We say “everything that needs to be said” and cover some of the challenges, types of accessibility problems, downsides of making infographics accessible, and share some practical tips.

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Episode 30: James and Per detect their Mini

A linkshow – In episode 30 of UXPodcast James Royal-Lawson and Per Axbom have a discussion based around two recent articles that they’ve found during their digital travels. This show’s topics are (roughly)…

  • Detecting the iPad Mini
  • Practical issues with cloud services

(Listening time: 30 minutes)

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Episode 29: James and Per ride the jam carousel

This podcast is episode 4 of 4 recorded at Conversion Jam 2

This episode comes “live” from Conversion Jam 2 in Stockholm Sweden. A conference about conversion optimisation. In this episode we have a chat with Mårten Angner who held a presentation about the (lack of) effectiveness of top carousels (or “sliding banners”)

(Listening time 16 minutes)

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Episode 28: James and Per make responsive jam

This podcast is episode 3 of 4 recorded at Conversion Jam 2

This episode comes “live” from Conversion Jam 2 in Stockholm Sweden. A conference about conversion optimisation. In this episode we have a chat with Annelie Näs who worked with Swedish mobile operator Halebop to create their responsive e-commerce site.

(Listening time 10 minutes)

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Episode 27: James and Per measure their jam

This podcast is episode 2 of 4 recorded at Conversion Jam 2

This episode comes “live” from Conversion Jam 2 in Stockholm Sweden. A conference about conversion optimisation. In this episode we have a chat with Brian Clifton, author of Avanced Web Metrics one of the presenters this morning with a talked called “What the hell should we use all this web data for?”

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Episode 26: James and Per make jam

This podcast is episode 1 of 4 recorded at Conversion Jam 2

This episode comes “live” from Conversion Jam 2 in Stockholm Sweden. A conference about conversion optimisation. We share our expectations for the day and have a chat with the first keynote speaker of the day, Craig Sullivan an optimisation rock-star (and DJ). We previously chatted with Craig in Episode 11 of UX Podcast about mobile optmisation.

(Listening time: 8 minutes)

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Episode 25: James and Per make it so

In this show James and Per were joined by Nathan Shedroff and Christopher Noessel authors of Make It So, interaction design lessons from science fiction. For a number of years Nathan and Chris have been collecting and investigating interfaces seen and used in science fiction, that research has now made it into book form.

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Episode 24: James and Per with no added ketchup

Sara Andersson from Search Integration joins James and Per in Episode 24 to discuss search and No Ketchup. We talk to Sara about her long background in search and marketing, her passion for search and the “no ketchup” blog – doing honest work for clients, pulling the lid on sugar coated fluffy offers that deliver nothing, breaking down silos and helping clients learn more about search.

(Listening time: 33 minutes)

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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 little more in 29 minutes!

(Listening time 29 minutes)

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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)

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Episode 21: Per and James burn a sheep

In this episode James and Per talk about Sweden Social Web Camp. A yearly unconference held on an island off the south coast of Sweden. Per was there, James watched from afar. We discuss what the conference is about, how it works and what the whole experience is like – we even throw in few discussions about what could be improved and what could be be borrowed by other conferences.

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Episode 20: Per and James get beeped

A linkshow – In episode 20 of UXPodcast James Royal-Lawson and Per Axbom discuss three recent articles that they’ve found during their digital travels, discuss them and swear a little. This episode’s topics are…

  • Social media marketing – Barclay’s Facebook Debacle
  • The agency model – It’s f*cked
  • Visual marketing – adding images to your content

(Listening time 28 minutes)

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Episode 19: James and Per set your attributes

In this episode of UXPodcast James Royal-Lawson and Per Axbom take three recent articles that they’ve stumbled upon during their digital travels and discuss them.

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