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I believe that understanding grows from exercising your knowledge. I don’t just write to inspire others, but to stay on the leading edge of this industry.

August 17, 2018 Why Small Teams Win

August 13, 2018 Back to Work!

August 12, 2018 The Bullshit Web

August 1, 2018 Nikhil Sonnad on the banal evil of Facebook

July 23, 2018 Five questions UX employers should be asking

July 20, 2018 Just keep at it

July 18, 2018 High Fives, AI, and Connecting the Dots: MailChimp’s VP of Design on What Business can Learn from Design

July 18, 2018 Yes, Alan, There Is An ROI For UX Design

July 16, 2018 Rands Information Practises

July 16, 2018 The Race to a Trillion

July 16, 2018 Cheap Shower Curtains

July 16, 2018 What Elon Musk Should Learn From the Thailand Cave Rescue

July 2, 2018 Tech Sector Values are Broken?

June 25, 2018 Confirmation Bias in Design

June 24, 2018 Rise of the machines: has technology evolved beyond our control?

June 21, 2018 Good product writing is conversational

June 21, 2018 Retail is Not Dying, But it Has to Evolve

June 15, 2018 The Netflix Binge Factory

June 14, 2018 We are all trapped in the “Feed”

June 14, 2018 The Tools I Use to Run My Business

June 13, 2018 From the Drawing Board to the Board Room

June 13, 2018 Turn off your push notifications. All of them.

June 13, 2018 Stop “feeding” your users

June 12, 2018 Think inclusively at every step

June 11, 2018 No classes, no professors: the alternative to business school

June 11, 2018 Designer Ethics & The Moral Implications of our Apps

June 4, 2018 Conversion optimization with A/B tests

May 28, 2018 AI Ethics - A New Skill for UX-Designers

May 25, 2018 Netlify now shows your deploy status on its favicon

May 24, 2018 Let them eat cake

May 21, 2018 Netflix Culture

May 16, 2018 Skype

May 14, 2018 How do you learn UX?

May 9, 2018 The New Google Assistant

May 8, 2018 Who would you trust more with your data, Apple or the government?

May 8, 2018 What Happened to Apple’s Whimsy?

May 7, 2018 Unfoundered

May 6, 2018 Microcontent: A Few Small Words Have a Mega Impact on Business

May 5, 2018 GDPR is ruining my life

May 5, 2018 What’s in a pattern name

May 5, 2018 Requests for Personal Data From Apple, Google, and Facebook Compared

May 5, 2018 Twitter logged all user’s passwords in plain text

April 27, 2018 Apple Should Make an Instagram Clone

April 27, 2018 Google Debuts a Standalone To-Do App, Google Tasks

April 27, 2018 A Modest Guide to Productivity

April 26, 2018 Vanity Metrics

April 24, 2018 Tech is not Neutral

April 23, 2018 Facebook to exclude North American users from some privacy enhancements

April 18, 2018 Sen. Blumenthal: “Your business model is to maximize profit over privacy.”

April 18, 2018 Netflix has to "produce great content, market it well, serve it up beautifully."

April 16, 2018 My #1 Piece of Advice to Freelancers: Lean Into The Moment

April 16, 2018 Design Systems: Better UX through Defined Standards

April 16, 2018 Productivity

April 12, 2018 Tim Cook - We care about the user experience

April 12, 2018 Europe’s tough new data-protection law

April 11, 2018 The Real Technology Problem

April 9, 2018 Whose risk?

April 9, 2018 Why Small Teams Win

April 9, 2018 Phone Bored

April 9, 2018 Karim Rashid

April 9, 2018 Creative Class is open

April 3, 2018 Being cash-free puts us at risk of attack: Swedes turn against cashlessness

April 3, 2018 Dieter Rams

April 2, 2018 What’s a ‘User Experience’ Anyways?

March 29, 2018 Bleeding Out

March 29, 2018 Fake News is spam

March 27, 2018 Don't use the F word (freelancer)

March 27, 2018 Conversational Design

March 27, 2018 Dropbox

March 27, 2018 How Tech Giants Design For Transgender Users–Or Don’t

March 23, 2018 Everyone Is Going Through Something

March 23, 2018 It Doesn’t Have to Be Crazy at Work

March 21, 2018 Flight Crews Don’t Decide Where To Fly

March 20, 2018 New Tools Don’t Always Equal Productivity

March 19, 2018 Bye bye Facebook

March 19, 2018 Why Can Everyone Spot Fake News But YouTube, Facebook And Google?

March 19, 2018 The seat at the table

March 19, 2018 Cuba

March 16, 2018 Why I hate your fake redesign

March 15, 2018 Your competitors don’t matter

March 15, 2018 Diversity in the design industry

March 15, 2018 Givenchy

March 13, 2018 Apple’s "Sound on the Go" Strategy

March 12, 2018 The Most Important Design Skill For An AI-Dominated World

March 11, 2018 Love letters to trees

March 9, 2018 Amazon has a fix for Alexa’s creepy laughs

March 6, 2018 You have to make sure that you’re focused on the thing that matters.

March 4, 2018 Voice Input is the Next Big Thing - Or is It?

February 28, 2018 Pricing Philisophy

February 28, 2018 Specialize

February 27, 2018 AMP for email is a terrible idea

February 26, 2018 Is this Finnish school the perfect design?

February 25, 2018 The #1 reason Facebook won’t ever change

February 22, 2018 A Year of Learning and Leading UX at Google

February 22, 2018 C.A.R.E - A simple framework for user onboarding

February 19, 2018 A better user experience...or?

February 19, 2018 Inside Facebook´s Hellish Two Years

February 11, 2018 Everything Easy is Hard Again

February 11, 2018 Reflections on working on an iPad

February 11, 2018 Personas

February 6, 2018 How to succeed at freelancing

February 2, 2018 The iPhone X is Apple’s underrated masterpiece

February 1, 2018 Make me think

January 22, 2018 No Cutting Corners on the iPhone X

January 22, 2018 The Future of Retail

January 15, 2018 Hawaii Missile Alert

January 8, 2018 2017 review

January 5, 2018 Why Design Systems fail

January 5, 2018 Has Apple lost its design mojo?

January 5, 2018 What You Build

January 5, 2018 Cindy Gallop - The Most Provocative Woman in the World

December 12, 2017 Measure your worth, know your motivations

November 27, 2017 The secret formula for great user experiences

November 14, 2017 Enjoyable UX vs. Usable UX

November 10, 2017 Living a Testing Culture

November 10, 2017 Checkout for Winners

October 31, 2017 What do you do?

October 16, 2017 Calling bullshit on ‘Apple is really bad at design’

October 7, 2017 Creative Class

October 3, 2017 Tobias Ahlin: Where´d all the feelings go?

October 3, 2017 UX-writer: A New term, a Big Need

September 25, 2017 Stop Saying E-mail is Broken

September 25, 2017 How To Predict Your Future

September 11, 2017 Carpe Diem UX-designers

September 4, 2017 What´s Good Design?

August 29, 2017 Chasing Growth

August 28, 2017 Github

August 25, 2017 Medium

August 21, 2017 Are Your Customers Flowers or Plants?

August 16, 2017 What Would Augment Reality?

August 15, 2017 A Redesign

August 9, 2017 The One Ingredient All Great User Experiences Share

July 14, 2017 Being Freelance Podcast: Episode 100

July 10, 2017 Design quotes

July 7, 2017 Enough

July 5, 2017 True fans or just followers?

July 4, 2017 Why?

June 30, 2017 Groundwork for Creating Great User Experiences

June 30, 2017 4 Reasons Why Your Body Text Should be Bigger

June 30, 2017 No Share Buttons on Mobile Sites

June 30, 2017 ARKit

June 30, 2017 The Why before the Why

June 26, 2017 Now that Apple is talking about AR and VR, should we be too?

June 20, 2017 Think like an artist to create better designs

June 13, 2017 Investing in businesses and products

June 8, 2017 10 Reasons Why All Designers Should Start Writing More

June 8, 2017 Become a better UX-designer with these three words

June 6, 2017 Vox Media Accessibility Guidelines

June 5, 2017 Writing for UX: some practical tips

May 30, 2017 The future of the UX-Designer

May 28, 2017 How to attract top recruiting talent

May 25, 2017 Why Designers Need to Write

May 22, 2017 You are the Alfred to Batman

May 22, 2017 How better onboarding cut our drop-off rate dramatically

May 17, 2017 Understanding Great User Experiences

April 5, 2017 New isn’t always better, but it makes the old feel worse

March 28, 2017 Designing for Mobile

March 20, 2017 The Possibilities of Automated Personalized Content

March 13, 2017 Atomic Design – where science and design collide

March 6, 2017 Is Less More?

February 21, 2017 Designing for Accessibility

February 7, 2017 Why Simple is Hard

January 19, 2017 Becoming a Better Designer

January 5, 2017 Without Struggle, There Isn’t Success

December 10, 2016 Email Marketing: High Returns, Low Investment

November 28, 2016 Apple is User Hostile… Or is it?

November 22, 2016 Pricing It Perfectly

October 31, 2016 Habits: Small Actions can have Big Results

October 11, 2016 Product or Sales? Chicken or Egg?

September 28, 2016 Failure, Reflect, Renew

September 12, 2016 From Idea to Market – Launching a Product

August 23, 2016 What do Conversions Mean to You?

August 9, 2016 User Experiences that Matter 2:nd Edition

July 11, 2016 5 Things Football can Teach Us About Building Products

June 27, 2016 Trusting Your Gut

June 10, 2016 What are Bots and Why are They Important?

May 30, 2016 Change is Quick, Results Take Time

May 17, 2016 Making Promises Your Clients Will Feel

April 30, 2016 Designing with Emotions in Mind

April 18, 2016 UX Design as a Problem Solver

April 11, 2016 The Life of a Freelancer Shouldn’t be a Lonely One

April 4, 2016 The Secret Feature that Everyone Knows About

March 21, 2016 No One Really Knows What They Want Anyway

March 7, 2016 Built to last

February 22, 2016 Be the Butcher not the Supermarket

February 9, 2016 The Interactive Car Dashboard

January 25, 2016 Simplicity – Be Your Own MVP

January 12, 2016 Why User Experiences Matter

December 16, 2015 An Eye on the Future

December 7, 2015 The Fundamentals of Good UX

November 17, 2015 What is a Great User Experience?

November 3, 2015 The Extra Effort for Great UX

October 19, 2015 Everyone is a UX-designer and Why I Hate the Term

October 6, 2015 Coming soon: User Experiences that Matter e-book

September 21, 2015 Increase conversions by removing social sharing buttons

September 21, 2015 Time vs. Attention: Which is More Valuable?

September 3, 2015 Growing Relationships by Understanding Values

August 24, 2015 UX is Much More than Software

August 11, 2015 Hey Siri, what’s the future of user interfaces?

July 28, 2015 Understanding Pain Dream Fix

July 27, 2015 What movies I’ve watched and books I’ve read

July 13, 2015 I am Professional Because I am Personal

June 30, 2015 MVP – Is Your Product Really Minimum AND Viable?

June 26, 2015 How designers can earn a seat at the table

June 23, 2015 The days are long but the decades are short

June 16, 2015 Growth

June 16, 2015 Working with UX-designers and getting results!

June 3, 2015 What is the cost of ‘sharing’?

June 2, 2015 The path of a successful app

May 12, 2015 Freelancer for Life – 5 Reasons Why This Works

May 5, 2015 Working with me

April 23, 2015 Planners and UX-Designers

April 14, 2015 Kudos – Social Media framework

April 14, 2015 Understanding UI Design

April 14, 2015 UX Design explained

April 13, 2015 Look and Feel and Feel

April 9, 2015 Great user experience

April 7, 2015 Naming your icons

April 7, 2015 Golden Krishna on Our Job as Designers

November 13, 2014 Conversations

April 9, 2013 Cost, pricing and perceived value