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Jakob Nielsen - The Movie

The Swedes have this deep and heartfelt respect for Jakob Nielsen that he really deserves. Now, they made a film in his honor. May come to a cinema near you...


  • Jakob Nielsen The Movie Open link in new window

Henrik Olsen - February 08, 2010

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You're all a bunch of users!

Need a slick wallpaper for your desktop? HappyWebbies has a nice collection featuring top web nerd celebrities including Jakob Nielsen saying "You're all a bunch of users!"


  • HappyWebbies Open link in new window

Henrik Olsen - February 07, 2008

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Are ugly sites more successful?

Rumor has it that ugly sites are more successful. What do the usability experts think?


  • Comic from OK/Cancel Open link in new window

Henrik Olsen - March 27, 2006

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Redesign Jakob Nielsen's site

Now this is fun! Win fame and prizes:



  • The contest at Build for the Future Open link in new window

Henrik Olsen - September 04, 2003 - via WebReference Update Newsletter

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Jakob Nielsen Declares the Letter "C" Unusable

"Software usability expert Jakob Nielsen made a surprise announcement on his website this week that he will be branching out from website/software usability and now be including lingual and cultural usability into his studies."


  • Jakob Nielsen Declares the Letter "C" Unusable Open link in new window

Henrik Olsen - May 13, 2003 - via Usability News

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Jake Guevara

I just found this nice portrait of Jakob Nielsen in an article at the BBC News site.

The article is about a web design exhibition at the London's Design Museum called Web Wizards, featuring Joshua Davis, Yugo Nakamura, Danny Brown and others.

It seems that Joshua Davis doesn't quite appreciate the work of Jakob Nielsen:

"He rubs me up the wrong way. By saying we should all embrace standards, he would create an internet where everything was concrete and unforgiving. His ideas don't promote growth, they stifle creativity. We are at opposite ends of the spectrum."

"I once sent him an e-mail - that he probably still has - saying that I'd beat him up if I saw him."

Henrik Olsen - November 05, 2002

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I'm not saying that this is not a Jakob Nielsen

Derek R has replaced "shark" with "Jakob Nielsen" in quotes from the movie Jaws. "Don't know what that bastard Jakob Nielsen's gonna do with it. Might eat it I suppose."


  • Derek R's post to SIG-IA Open link in new window

Henrik Olsen - October 18, 2002

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Free expert advice from Jakob Nielsen

Chris McEvoy, a programmer who claims to love HCI but hate web usability, has a good offer for you. Save yourself


  • What does Jakob say? Open link in new window

Henrik Olsen - August 03, 2002

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Fun with Jakob Nielsen

If you haven't seen it yet, it's about time


  • The site {USEITorLOSEIT} Open link in new window

Henrik Olsen - May 07, 2002

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