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A brief history of Alternative Music (infographic)

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This is an intricate infographic linking the founders of alternative music to those that were influenced by them. (You can buy the poster here.) I love this with the exception of one glaring omission. The mighty Jane’s Addiction is completely missing. So beyond definition were Jane’s Addiction in the late 80s, that Rolling Stone referred to them as “art rock”. Their first...

Tool on Lego Ideas!

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I’m not only a Tool fan but an huge Lego geek! So when I saw this proposed Lego set on Lego Ideas, I quickly upvoted it. (You should too!)

Loretta | Google Super Bowl Commercial 2020 (video)

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So . . . I like many others, loved this commercial from Google. I’m also curious by the fact that many people seem to be missing the point. It shows Google Assistant becoming our personal assistant. This is an essential part of an AI learning about us and facilitating our needs. (It reminds me of Replika in a way.) The rise of personal searches is no secret and this is the next logical step...

Concerts I’ve been to

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Not sure why I chose to share this other than you get real sense of someone when you know what type of music they’re into.  Scorpions / Rainbow / 707 / Reo Speedwagon / Ted Nugent: Sunday Number 1: Folsom Field: 8.21.82 Judas Priest: Defenders of the Faith Tour: McNichols Arena: 7.20.84 Scorpions / Quiet Riot: Blackout Tour: Folsom Field House: 5.23.83 Scorpions : Love at First Sting Tour:...

I'm an Associate Teaching Professor of Digital Marketing at the Daniels College of Business, University of Denver. I also consult with startups and established brands. I'm currently interested in artificial intelligence, cognitive neuroscience and culture. I am married to an amazing woman and have two incredible children. I was raised in Colorado and spend my free time with family, cycling, snowboarding and going to the Pacific Ocean to SCUBA dive + surf. I'm passionate about architecture, design, street art, photography and tattooing.

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