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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 recent campaigns where the offline element fails in its attempt to get you online.

(Listening time:  9 minutes)

Part 1 references:

Facebook page marketing: How not to do it

QR codes: how not to use them in your campaign

Tesco QR Code Subway Store

Facebook for the YES-men

 

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 for understanding search and how you no longer “get away with being shit”.

References:

T-shaped people can be more than one person

Structured data and microformats, schema.org

Mycroft project, adding search providers to your browser.

Getting “pure” search results

 

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 (with broad knowledge and a deep speciality), specialised search, and sharing relevant content on the crest of the wave.

Stupid bloody system

The multiplier effect – How to build a collaboration platform

Dunbar’s number

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 dive into that complexity, as well as it’s problems and limitations.

References:

Eli Pariser: Beware online “filter bubbles”

Our Current Thinking on Search

Traditional search is failing