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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A modern day breakup

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There are several things I find interesting about this video.

This is how many relationships end (and begin) in today’s mobile culture.
This is a “music video”. There used to be these things called music videos when MTV wasn’t a cultural scab on the collective shin.

Enjoy!

Am I watching an online community die?

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I have been on Imgur (pronounced imager) since 12.13. I can’t remember exactly why I decided to spend time there but I immediately loved it. Visually, it somewhat resembles Pinterest. The primary difference is that it’s filled with user-generated images, gifs, etc instead of professionally taken photos. It was created as the image hosting server for Reddit and a detailed history can...

Behold Alphabet!

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Google just announced a their changing their business model. Their new parent company is called Alphabet and you can find this announcement at abc.xyz. Below is a copy of the announcement for posterity.

Business needs to evolve

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Update: I had this scheduled for tomorrow but given Google’s news today, it seemed to make more sense to post now. Check out Google’s new parent company: Alphabet. My father and I were talking the other day about the how difficult it is for businesses to stay in business for any serious period of time. I’m not sure I can put an exact number on many years a business has to exist to...

Someone needs to go shopping

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It would be painfully cliché to say that business has evolved over the past 20 years. It’s been disrupted. People work whenever and wherever they are. They do much of this work from mobile devices, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week and embrace BYOD. Not all workforces are mobile workforces but as corporations of deconstruct, there are a new set of tools to empower offices. Slack is an app that...

A new kind of Monster

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7 years ago – yes. 7 years ago – I posted about Monsters. One of my points was that we, as a society, need a monster. We’ve always had one and it somehow seems to keep our culture in balance. I highlighted monsters that I grew up with who for the most part were musicians that scared the crap out of parents. Marilyn Manson, Judas Priest and Eminem to name a few. At the time, I...

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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