A better blog with Series’ and Collections

My blog suffered from not having an easy way of grouping posts about the same topic. I solved that by build functionality to represent Series'. The blog software did not give me the possibility of giving more valuable posts more focus. Collections are my reply to that challenge. Together they make my blog more fun to play with, and more expressive. What I built to make it better.

Content atoms

Part 4 of 5 in the series Content Types.

Cirka has chosen to forgo the traditional monolithic news article format. Instead, they provide news in small chunks. This enable me to get quickly updated on stories and enable Cirkas editors to reuse content. Self contained units of content.

When video is not enough

Part 3 of 5 in the series Content Types.

Many Swedish video on demand services are great successes. They receive millions of visits each day and a ridiculous amount of video is streamed from them. But, they are completely based on video. So, what happens when the episodes can not tell the whole story? The Mello Problem.

Plazas and digital places

I recently found the video The Social Life of Small Urban Spaces (1988) by William H. Whyte that I just have to share. The hour long movie is about what makes a successful plaza but I can see clear parallells with how we can create successful digital artefacts. A list that gives me chills!