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Röst till salu

I den rika världen tjänar vi pengar och köper saker eller tjänster som vi vill ha. Saker produceras i en stor och komplex kedja av aktörer och sällan inom landets gränser. Dina köp av saker stödjer verksamheter och kan räknas som röster, likt en röst i politiken. Du röstar därmed varje dag. Men du vet […]

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Da Vinci 500

My first app is finally on the App Store. The 500 year anniversary of Leonardo da Vinci’s passing is in 2019 and to commemorate this I’ve made an app for learning all you need to know about him. Learn more here Enjoy! / Jacob

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Creating a Unified History

There is great interest in our history. If we had all the vast knowledge of past human settlements and prehistory accurately gathered in a single digital map with a scrollable timeline we would have a powerful tool at our disposal. We would achieve greater understanding of our history through insights not possible with scattered information.

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I come from debt

It’s the inevitable headline, seen on Swedish television January 3rd, 2014. Maybe a world’s first. The World: Extreme weather. 2014 is off to a worrying start. Major floods in France and Britain while record ones in Brazil. Intense heat in Australia. Unseasonably mild weather in Russia and Scandinavia, sending ripple effects through ecosystems depending on

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Skåne på cykel

Sommaren 2009 förde cykeln mig till nya och gamla platser i det skånska landskapet. Följ min resa under 6 dagar genom värdefulla natur- och kulturmiljöer på iPad med en iBook tillgänglig på iTunes.

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Seeing isn’t believing

Let’s say there was 100 percent sea ice in the Arctic when I was born, right at the end of a summer melting in the late 70s. How much sea ice was there on my birthday this year? Guess. Not even close. Guess again. You know how some things aren’t easily visually perceived because it

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Earth Year

Since 1970 we have celebrated Earth Day. A few years ago, as the ecological crisis approached certainty, we added Earth Hour. But now we need more than hours or days; we need a whole year. In Earth Year we stop. No more obliteration of natural ecosystems, no more urban sprawl and no more superfluous consumption.

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Steve

The genius of Steve is no longer with us. His passion and determination inspired. His goal was always to make the very best of something, whatever the cost. He built things of beauty and simplicity that last. Put another way, he made the rest of the industry appear insanely mediocre. He also lived a simple

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