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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Tool LIVE!

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I am so stoked! I got to see Tool for the first time since August 13th, 1998. That’s 7,733 days for those keeping score. It was for their Ænima tour and it was intense. I had seen them the year before on August 25, 1997 for the last “real” Lollapalooza tour. (I actually chose not to see them after the 98 show because I thought there was no way to top that performance. Red Rocks...

Octopus Dreaming (video)

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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 (video)

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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 (video)

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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...

SxSW Class Details

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I have been taking students to the SxSW conference for the past 5 years and I’m excited to go again this year! I’m writing this post to document some of the details for students interested in taking the class. I’ll bullet them out for clarity. There are two required F2F meetings during the quarter. One close to the midterm and the other right before we go. Exact dates and times...

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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