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Empathy for a Monster

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My wife and I finally got to see Joker the other night and it was – as billed – UH-MAZING!  I’d seen the initial images of Joaquin Phoenix as the Joker months ago and I was skeptical since he didn’t look menacing enough. I’m not sure if I was expecting an attempt to surpass Heath Ledger’s performance, but I wasn’t intimidated by the images. And...

Octopus Dreaming

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Octopuses are one of the most intelligent animals on this planet with one study suggesting, they’re actually from another planet. They’re a member of the Cephalopod family which include Squids and Cuttlefish. These animals are excellent communicators changing the chromatophores (and the texture) in/of their skin to indicate emotion: white = fear, read= anger, etc. (They’re also...

Voice control in iOS 13

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I haven’t played with this yet but love the ability to do things hands free. As we scream towards natural language interactions in everyday life, this will become more and more commonplace. To turn this functionality on, go to Settings > Accessibility > Voice Control.

The Rising Seas Wetsuit

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This is a fascinating product from @vissla and @surfirder that sadly makes complete sense. As the ocean becomes more polluted, those of us that love SCUBA, surfing, etc will need to protect ourselves. Surfing particularly is known for some pretty serious illnesses depending on where you surf.  Obviously, it’s not just the ocean. In Colorado we’ve seen the rise of the “blue...

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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