Dead things

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When I teach mobile marketing/social marketing @DanielsatDU, I show a slide of “dead things” to give students a real sense of how fast things change. What used to take 10 years for cultural/behavioral adoption, now takes about 3-5. I refer to getting up to speed with these changes as “hopping a bullet train”. Enjoy the list!
  • PDAs
  • Paid email accounts
  • Cassette decks
  • Dial-up
  • Getting film developed
  • Digital/video cameras
  • Movie rental stores
  • Maps
  • Newspaper Classifieds
  • The landline
  • Long distance charges
  • Pay phones
  • VCRs
  • Fax machines
  • Phonebooks, dictionaries, encyclopedias
  • Calling 411
  • CDs & DVDs
  • Snail-mail bills
  • Buttons (on devices)
  • Losing touch
  • Paper
  • Record stores
  • Books made of paper
  • Book shelves
  • Feature phones
  • Desktops & maybe PCs
  • Privacy
By Michael Myers

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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