No such thing as spare time.

No such thing as free time.

No such thing as downtime.

All you got is life time.

Go.

   -Henry Rollins

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Behold! The contextual magazine rack

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(Many of you who read this blog may be too young to be able to relate to this but read on. It’s not complicated and you may actually like the idea.) For those of you have been to this thing called a “bookstore” or an airport recently you will understand the joy that is felt, standing in front of the magazine rack and letting the visual sensory overload, wash over you. Hundreds...

Don’t leave your Livr at home (video)

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I have a standard joke about leaving your liver at home in a jar on the nightstand if you intend on getting faced – as we used to say. Imagine my surprise when @jaylynstoesz, one of my students, forwarded me this app. Once you get beyond the novelty of this app, it’s actually pretty interesting for several reasons. Shared experience – Connecting you with other people are having...

The evolution of digital content

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Aggregation – Back in the day there was this thing called RSS, which stood for Really Simple Syndication. It was a way of getting a list of all the content that a site created in one easy to read list. Yep. It’s still around. There’s one in the upper right hand corner of this site. Curation – Now there is a amazing tool called Twitter. Twitter allows you to follow specific...

Banksy + Instagram

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I found this on Imgur and thought I would share it. I love Banksy this little piece definitely sums up what people find important these days. Repeat after me, “I must resonate.” I did an experiment about a year ago with my Instagram account. I had about 100 photos and 100 obligatory likes from friends and almost no hashtags. I was bored one day and  decided to add hashtags in the...

WhatsApp? Monetizing data. That’s what’s up!

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$19 billion!??!?!?!!? That’s what I first thought when I heard about the WhatsApp acquisition and to be quite honest – I’m still thinking that. How in the hell are you going to monetize a messaging service?!!?!?  You can’t charge for it? It’s free now and the barriers to leave the service are nonexistent. (500k users left the first day after the announcement.) Well...

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 focused on 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 the art that tattooing has evolved into.

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