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Magnus Revang
Research Director
3 years at Gartner
19 years IT Industry

Magnus Revang covers User Experience and AI, especially the emerging field of Chatbots and Conversational Interfaces & Platforms. A true reneissance man - developer, designer, concept developer, ux lead, tech lead, advisor, presenter, researcher and analyst - are all titles that has featured in his background. Read Full Bio

What is the most important KPI in User Experience?

by Magnus Revang  |  October 3, 2017

I have many conversations about User Experience with many different organizations. A recurring theme is one of “what do we measure?” and “how much do we invest?”. The key to both these questions lie with the single most important metric in User Experience: The Designer to Developer Ratio What is this ratio? Simply, you look […]

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Will Artificial Intelligence make Society Dumber?

by Magnus Revang  |  September 25, 2017

In a recent Fortune interview, renowned futurist and director at Google Ray Kurzweil says as a response to a question about AI impact on jobs: “Well, don’t worry, for every job we eliminate, we’re going to create more jobs at the top of the skill ladder.” There is a huge flaw in this argument! Let’s […]

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Why Facebook’s Labelling of Fake News might Make Matters Worse

by Magnus Revang  |  December 19, 2016

After receiving massive criticism during and after the US Presidential election Facebook has taken steps to fight the publishing and spreading of “Fake News”. First impression is that this is a Good Thing. But, before you rejoice, the changes might have the exact opposite effect – making people even less informed and even less able […]

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Can Wearable Technology make Humans Superintelligent?

by Magnus Revang  |  December 16, 2016

Daniel Tammet is a highly functioning autistic savant. He has a form of Synesthesia where he sees numbers as having their own unique shapes, colors and textures. Thus, he can feel the results of a math equation and instantly determine if a number looks like a prime. He also speaks 11 languages, one of them, […]

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Artificial Super Intelligence is a Modern Day Religion

by Magnus Revang  |  December 12, 2016

Artificial Super Intelligence is the concept of an Artificial Intelligence that is more intelligent than humans. In an event coined The Singularity – not only will human intelligence be surpassed, but Artificial Super Intelligence will be capable of redesigning itself, accelerating it’s Intelligence to millions of orders of magnitude higher than ourselves. It’s not a […]

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