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Category archives: Presentations and talks

Fak’ugesi festival workshop coming up!

On September 8-9 we’ll be co-hosting a workshop on community led city planning with the help of ICT as part of the African Digital Innovation Festival, Fak’ugesi.

From the festival website:

“Since 2012, Mojang, the makers of Minecraft, and UN-Habitat, the United Nations programme for sustainable cities, have been collaborating on an innovative programme in which Minecraft is used as a community participation tool in the design [ Read more ]

See you at MWC’16

Several quadcopters on a table Ok, we know, it has been awfully quiet here for a while. We’re truly sorry about this. One reason for this absence of information is that we’ve been really busy with a research project that has developed into a rather big demonstrator that will be presented at the upcoming Mobile World Congress (February 22–25) in Barcelona. We can’t [ Read more ]

Upcoming talks: IxDA Oslo and Smartgridkonferansen


Just a heads-up and pointers to a couple of upcoming talks by Joakim. The first is in Oslo, Norway, on Wednesday September 2 and will be about how design can be used actively and strategically in technology research and development. The event is hosted by IxDA Oslo (the event is open to the public, follow this link to join and RSVP). The second talk is on Wednesday September [ Read more ]

True remote controlling at the upcoming Mobile World Congress


In a few weeks’ time (March 2-5) we’ll be at this year’s Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain. This year we at the UX Lab will be there to present the evolved version of the concept “Remote Control over Mobile Networks” that we introduced last year ( We’re pretty excited considering that this year we will present a fully working demonstrator of [ Read more ]

Upcoming IoT Sthlm Meetup: Ethics & Technology


Just a pointer to an upcoming event that we are hosting. On January 29 a meetup on Ethics & Technology will be held at the Ericsson Studio here in Kista, Stockholm (follow the link to RSVP). As the title suggests, we’ll be talking about the ethical and moral aspects of creating new products and [ Read more ]

Presentation: “A future with more _and_ less technology”

First slide of presentation On June 17 a workshop on the theme “Citizen driven e-administration” was held at the Ministry of Enterprise, Energy and Communications ( here in Stockholm, Sweden. The workshop included participants from academia, industry, as well as representatives from various governmental departments and organisations. I was invited to present a brief overview of some of the technological and socio [ Read more ]

MWC recap – Presenting an UX view of the future of mobile networks and systems


At the Mobile World Congress (MWC) in February, we presented the research concept “Remote Control over Mobile Networks” that we’ve been working on lately. In the following video, Marcus Gårdman presents the concept:

In four days we gave around 250 presentations to customers, partners, analysts, and media from all over the world. We also presented the [ Read more ]

UX and future networks – Mobile World Congress 2014

Picture of cables

We will be presenting one of our concepts at this year’s Mobile World Congress (Feb 24–27). The concept as such is still a bit of a secret, but we can reveal that we will talk about using user experience as a way of innovating around future communication technologies as well [ Read more ]

Video of the Big Urban Data panel at the New Cities Summit 2013

As some readers of this blog might recall I participated in the New Cities Summit earlier this year as one of the panelists discussing Big Urban Data. Below is a video recording of the full session, which turned out to be a very interesting discussion that continued throughout the rest of the conference. For those of you who don’t have an hour to spare (not all of you work at research departments, I suspect [ Read more ]

Panelist at the New Cities Summit 2013 “Big Urban Data” session

On June 4 I’ll be one of the panelists in the Big Urban Data session at the New Cities Summit 2013 conference (June 4–6) in Sao Paulo, Brazil.

The theme for the conference is “The Human City”, and the Big Urban Data session will be focusing on issues relating to big [ Read more ]