No such thing as spare time.

No such thing as free time.

No such thing as downtime.

All you got is life time.

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   -Henry Rollins

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Think TV 2020 Vision Series Two – Episode 2: A Creative Perspective (video)

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Dan Wieden of Wieden + Kennedy talks about the future of TV, advertising and social media. I like his comment on “personalized communication” at 5:08 and how much he hates it. What’s funny is that personalized experiences will become the norm. Soon, if something isn’t specifically for me, it will be seen as a failure. (Think of non-contextual search-based ads on Google...

Interview with the founders of Roximity

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They’ve been doing this for a LONG time. @dannynewman and @austindenver were working in the mobile industry 8 years before the iPhone was released. Danny was one of the first in the US to create a mobile payment capability, across carriers, only to get consumer traction and then have the functionality shelved. “They (the carriers) didn’t know what to do with it.” They were also one of the first...

What LinkedIn should do next

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Back in 2004, a coworker sent me an invitation to connect with him on LinkedIn. When I saw him in the hallway I asked him what LinkedIn was. He explained it and I quickly ignored the invitation. Brilliant move! LinkedIn was launched in May of 2003 and has been growing at a steady clip; evolving as the interwebs have become increasingly more social. With 150+ million users, I feel as though...

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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