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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Awesome commercial from Nokia (video)

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This is an awesome commercial for the Nokia Lumina 920. One of my students has this phone and I have to say that I was shocked at how cool the Windows interface is. (Not yet struck by lightening.) It is one of the coolest interfaces I’ve seen. A great combination of usability and branding. Enjoy!

Creativity on Vine

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With the world becoming more bitesize (think Twitter, Instagram, Reeses bites, business plans, online product demos) we will become more challenged to deliver compelling content that’s been compressed. This is a great example of what can be done in six seconds! Enjoy.

Seat to Seat by Virgin America

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Two years ago, I wrote an open letter to Sir Richard Branson congratulating him on the launch of Virgin America’s in-flight entertainment system. I did this because it was for the most part, exactly what we had designed under the brand Cockpit6 back in the early 2000s. (click here.) It seems as thought he finally got around to adding another part of our offering. :) Enjoy the video!

Facebook’s problem

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Just in case you were confused: Facebook is an advertising company. Facebook used to be a social media company but now that they serve a different master – namely businesses that advertise – they’re an advertising company. Facebook is also a data company. They arguably know more about you that than the federal government. (In fact the CIA requested information so frequently...

MP3 player for your wrist by Dinard da Mata

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I saw this amazing wearable MP3 player by Dinard da Mata and thought I’d share it. Unfortunately this doesn’t currently exist. The interface is made of OLED and the wireless earbuds look amazing. Wearable tech is coming soon to a theater near all of us. With Project Glass, the iWatch and tech built into your clothes, mobile is going to mean something much more soon.
 

Going old school

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I found this on Tumblr and thought I’d share it. Pretty good analogies and reaffirms that it’s good to tap into existing behaviors when you develop a business idea.
YouTube represented by a window is pretty funny.

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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