No such thing as spare time.

No such thing as free time.

No such thing as downtime.

All you got is life time.


   -Henry Rollins

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The TweetingSeat (video)


A designer named Chris McNicholl has created a park bench that tweets images of the people that sit on it @tweetingseat. Yet another playful example of the collision between the digital and the physical worlds.

When will the iPhone become aware?


So . . . the iPhone is now inextricably entrenched in my life. I use it to record, organize, enhance and share my life. Barely a phone, more of a computer and definitely an extension of myself . And yet, there is always room for improvement. I need the iPhone – not an app – to be aware. What I mean, is that it needs to know where I am (which it does) and what time it is (which it...

Mobile Marketing Class: Day 17 – Mobile’s Fit


Tonight we reviewed all the other marketing methods that mobile marketers need to consider when creating a mobile marketing plan/campaign. Mobile marketing is not a standalone and overall the goal of the mobile marketer – other than to drive revenue – is to insert digital into the physical experience through things like mobile search and scanning while making the digital experience...

Mobile Marketing Class: Day 16 – Advertising


This past Thursday we we covered mobile advertising. This is a relatively new model and there is a ton that businesses need to learn. One of the main differences we discussed in previous classes is that people see mobile phones as an extension of themselves. They are apart of our most personal conversations and for most of us, they’re never more than three feet away from us at any time. So...

Mobile Marketing: Class 15 – Test 2


Tonight the undergrads are taking their second essay test, while their graduate counterparts are working on the mobile marketing plan. We only have a few more weeks left of class and I’m excited to see what the students came up with for the Red Rocks mobile marketing plan/campaign. Next class we’re covering mobile advertising and then finishing up with mobile’s fit in the...

GeekLOVE (inforgraphic)


When I grew up being called a geek or a nerd was a very negative thing. (See infographic below for the difference between the two.) Over the last several years, being called a geek has become a badge of honor, so much so that you can now geek out over your subject of choice. For instance: Food Geek or Foodie Film Geek Fixie Geek Architecture Geek SCUBA geek What’s interesting about this is...

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