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 brand supscription

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This is an interesting article from Wired Magazine. The premise is that people don’t want to own things anymore and the brands that they mention are Apple/Amazon. The examples they give are content: music and books. But we’re also seeing this with the rise of Lyft and car2go. My opinion is that people are giving up on owning things because of the cost and because they can’t keep...

What season is it?

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Checkout Whole Foods Pinterest board. What do you notice? Look again. It takes a couple of seconds. (Hint: Read the post title.)

Social needs to be timely and seasonal is a kind of meta-timely. Login and rearrange your boards to be contextual. It’s like Tweeting about a Christmas event in March.

Neptune Duo

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This is an interesting idea! Think of it as personal cloud services, with you wearing your server on your wrist. Not sure if people will adopt the idea but we’ll see. (More information here.)

Anthony Bourdain: Pitch Man?

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I’ve been a huge fan of Anthony Bourdain since first discovering his show on the Travel Channel. I’m not a foodie but love his method of cultural discovery through food. Needless to say I was completely shocked when I heard that Bourdain was representing a scotch company. I/we tend to think of spokespeople as tools. After watching the video I quickly realized why he did this. Bourdain...

Keywords and Twitter

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Back in 2011, Twitter and Google got divorced. Actually, it turns out it was a trial separation. On February 4th, they announced a new deal that has Tweets showing up in search results again. (This is possible because one of Twitter’s latest acquisitions, GNIP recently indexed all tweets back to 2006.) This is great news because it once again helps businesses own SERPs. It also means that...

Why the Apple Car doesn’t make ANY sense

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Way back on 7 days ago, I posted the reasons I believed that Apple would build a car. I was quickly reminded by a friend of mine, who goes by the name of Brad Hampton and happens to be a Senior Digital Consultant for Shift Digital (and agency focused on the automotive market), that I may in fact be wrong. Very wrong! Below are the reasons for his disbelief. Apple cares about design, not function...

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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