Ptch has been swallowed whole! (video)


Yahoo bought them! They are one of the many cool little companies Yahoo has acquired over the past year.  Below is a list of some of them and you definitely get a feeling that Marissa had many to-do’s on her list. Stamped Summly Tumblr (not so little) Evntlive Rockmelt IQ Engine Imgur (maybe) “What was Ptch?”, you may ask. If Instagram allowed you to create vignettes with...

Ode to the stoplight


Just in case you were confused. I did not misspell s p o t l i g h t. We’re all pressed for time these days. I can honestly say that the only real downtime I get now is sleep. Just about every other moment in my life is filled with something to do. Family! Something to work on. Something to read. Something to take a picture of. Something to share. Something to write. Because of this...

CRUCES 5th Anniversary


On July 25th, 2007, I created my first blog post. It’s hard to believe it’s been five years and a lot has changed in that time. The focus of CRUCES has shifted with digital culture and I’ve been very lucky in that my passion for mobile/social & location is now at the forefront of marketing’s collective consciousness. This of course is not the only thing that has changed in that time. Below...

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 interested in 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 tattooing.