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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TEDxDU Review

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Just got back from attending my first TED event. For those of you keeping score, TED, which stands for Technology Entertainment and Design, has allowed for others to organize conventions under their brand. There are of course guidelines and I thoroughly enjoyed the event. I did however have moments of; “how does this relate to technology or entertainment or design?”. It definitely...

Augmented reality needs geo-location

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After looking at iButterfly’s application (below) and seeing Layar’s recent announcement that they were adding streaming to help people locate augmented reality enabled objects, I realized that geo-location was another element these augmented reality enabled objects needed. I’m referring to the type of augmented reality that a user sees by looking through a browser and not the...

Jesse Schell discusses Facebook games and more (video)

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This is an amazing video from Jesse Schell of Carnegie Mellon. Among other things, Mr Schell talks about the evolving collision of the real world and the virtual world from a gamer’s futurist vision and there is a lot in here that help you understand why Facebook games such as Farmville & Mob Wars are generating an amazing amount of revenue. It’s funny, after reading this I...

Blippy + Stickybits + MyBrandz = Product Persona Maps

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They always said; you are what you eat. (Unfortunately, that makes some of us a caffeine infused bucket of popcorn with extra butter.) We also know that you are what you buy; at least from a marketing perspective. There are three start-ups that I would like to see join forces in some way to help create Product Persona Maps. Blippy – This company streams what it’s members are...

Social media & location: a restaurateur’s recipe

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I recently had a conversation with restaurateur who has been tasked with creating the social media strategy for several restaurants. It was an interesting talk. I’ve had no exposure to this business model other than sitting down to eat or waiting tables as a youth. We talked about the specifics around this business model and I thought it made for an interesting post. It’s also a...

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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