Category#culture

Ekow Nimako is AMAZING!!

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I’m a LEGO geek. I grew up with LEGOs and rejoined the fold when my daughter was 6 yo and my son was 3.  I recently purchased one of my white whales, the Batman Tumbler, which is proudly displayed in my home office along with various other sets, some on-loan from my son.  (I also may have purchased The Razor Crest just to get “the child” figure.  That might have...

Amusing Ourselves to Death by Neil Postman

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I found this excerpt online after hearing @tristanharris read it on Rogan’s podcast. Simply chilling. We were keeping our eye on 1984. When the year came and the prophecy didn’t, thoughtful Americans sang softly in praise of themselves. The roots of liberal democracy had held. Wherever else the terror had happened, we, at least, had not been visited by Orwellian nightmares. But we...

A brief history of Alternative Music (infographic)

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This is an intricate infographic linking the founders of alternative music to those that were influenced by them. (You can buy the poster here.) I love this with the exception of one glaring omission. The mighty Jane’s Addiction is completely missing. So beyond definition were Jane’s Addiction in the late 80s, that Rolling Stone referred to them as “art rock”. Their first...

I'm currently the Academic Director of the Denver MBA at the Daniels College of Business. I manage the student experience and enjoy helping our students acquire the leadership skills they need for the next phase of their professional journey.

I'm also an Associate Teaching Professor of Digital Marketing at the Daniels College of Business, University of Denver. Since 2010, I've developed the 2nd most collegiate-level, digital marketing courses in the United States. I teach across a wide array of programs including Executive MBA, MBA@Denver, MS Marketing and Entrepreneurship.

I'm professionally passionate about digital culture, artificial intelligence and cognitive neuroscience. I'm 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.

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