Lahaina is a ghost town (video)


My family and I love Maui. It’s the first place my kids touched the Pacific Ocean and we’ve spent 10 weeks out of the last 5 years there. It’s our second home. When we go, we spend hours (if not days) in the ocean. We now know the island like the back of our hand and in many ways Maui feels like  Colorado. (Except for all that beautiful salt water. :))  When I say it feels...

Tony Hawk on Rogan (video)


This was an awesome interview. I also found it very interesting that Tony Hawk “didn’t fit”. He didn’t fit with kids at school and didn’t fit with the skating community. In regards to the skating community, he was an “outsider among outsiders”. 

RIP Chris Cornell


Today is the 3rd anniversary of Chris Cornell’s death. I didn’t post about his suicide at the time because it was simply too painful. Soundgarden’s music is inextricably intertwined with hundreds of amazing memories and it felt like I lost all of them when he died. Fortunately, that was not the case and now that feeling has been replaced by the sadness from knowing I’ll...

Behold! The Circular Smart Ring (video)


The difference between this ring and a gaggle of others, is that over time, your data creates a personalized experience. Eventually having the potential to create personalized recommendations. If you like it and want to support it, click here.

In motion while standing still


This is a picture from the Red Rocks Livecam taken Sunday 4.5. (There is a snapshot option in the video interface if the video is streaming.) I checked it out because my wife told me that state parks were closed and I usually go up on Mondays to punish my legs. This might be one of the saddest pictures I’ve ever seen and it sums up how I’m feeling about the zombie apocalypse...

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.