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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Do social networks promote loneliness?

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I found this video on Vimeo and it outlines some interesting points about relationships and how social networks contribute to feeling lonely. As with anything, I don’t agree with some points – like the motivation of people online: be very careful with generalizations – and yet it raises some interesting questions. Enjoy!

GetGlue should let users add images

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Before I start this post I don’t want anyone to think I’m picking on GetGlue. On the contrary. I like the app and even though I don’t watch much TV, I’d like to use the app more. As I was watching the #tourdefrance today I realized more than ever, I would like be to able to add images to my GetGlue checkin. As most of you know, the future of social is mobile +  visual...

Tweet maps

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I saw this amazing tweet map of Chicago on Wired and thought I’d share it. The red are tweets from iPhones and the green are from Android phones. Amazing data visualization!

Every brand is on Tumblr

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Way back on May 25th, @jim_edwards of Business Insider claimed in this article that very few brands were actually on Tumblr. (Yes. I realize it’s almost July 25. I’ve been busy.) The article goes on to say that many brands that are on Tumblr, are squatting to save their URLs. What I find fascinating is the fact that he’s dead wrong. In fact, all brands are on Tumblr. No really...

Hiring is the most important aspect of content marketing / social media

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Once again, I’m hearing over and over about how important content marketing is. (For those of you who are “young”, rest assured, we’ve heard this before and it has always been true. But for the purposes of illuminating how this works in an online world dominated by social media, I thought I’d take a moment and outline this. Social media is about creating communities...

The GetGlue Open Platform project: the details

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I posted back in early June (here) about my desire to be able to add unique/online video content into GetGlue’s application. The reasons for this are primarily selfish. I want to be able to discover new longtail content from my peers and promote real talent online. (If you looked through some of those videos, you’ll see what I mean.) Aside from that, does The Walking Dead really need...

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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