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No such thing as free time.

No such thing as downtime.

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   -Henry Rollins

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The concierge and the future of mobile advertising

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I’m currently working with a client (and a small army of students) on creating an app for their business. It’s been a great process and as we work through their models I realized that we’ve crossed over some conceptual threshold. From proactive to reactive. Now . . . most times when I say something like that, there is a slight groan that comes from the audience. I understand...

Volkswagen’s SmileDrive! (video)

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SmileDrive is Volkwagen’s attempt to gamify driving. (Think of texting while driving on 30 times more dangerous!  :)   ) This is great but would be a million times better if it were mashed with Grand Theft Auto. “Get a 1000 points for running over your neighbors dog!” Enjoy!

Galvanize (video)

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In case you’ve been living under a rock – or outside of Denver – you may have missed Galvanize. It’s a community for start-ups. I’ve dipped my toes in the entrepreneurial water and look forward to working with them. The space is not completely built out. They will soon be building out Galvanize 2 and Galvanize Boulder. #303 is an amazing place to start a business!

What Flipboard should do next

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Needless to say, I’m a fan of Flipboard and have been since it was released in 2010. I’ve enjoyed the media rich updates – streaming music and video – and embraced the idea of being able to curate your own magazine (on the web also) when it was released in June of this year. However, I didn’t create one until about 4 weeks ago. I spend a tremendous amount of time...

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, biking, snowboarding and going to the Pacific Ocean to SCUBA dive and/or surf. I'm passionate about architecture, design, street art, photography and the art that tattooing has evolved into.

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