The future is cool, yet blotchy and with a British accent

Have you been to the Orange Future Self micro site yet? I have and this is what I saw. For Orange's 20th anniversary, the European telecom company uses some futuristic technology to take your photo via webcam, scan your facial features, and then serve up an avatar you can talk to via microphone or chat … Continue reading The future is cool, yet blotchy and with a British accent

Just Updated – Links Page

I know it's been awhile since I've posted, but I have good news! If you want to read all the things I read instead of updating my own blog, please check out my Links page for St. Louis marketing sites, digital marketing industry blogs, and other sites that I enjoy reading when I'm not at … Continue reading Just Updated – Links Page

Review: STLUX 2011

On February 25, I attended my first ever STLUX conference. STLUX is a one-day user experience conference where professionals come together and explore current research, trends, and best practices in creating phenomenal user experiences. The conference was held at the meeting facilities at the Edward Jones headquarters, but it was organized by GatewayCHI. (Fun fact: … Continue reading Review: STLUX 2011

Philip Zimbardo & Perspectives on Time

In my high school AP Psychology and Sociology classes, I learned a lot about Dr. Philip Zimbardo's studies on the human mind and social interactions. One of the most famous might be his involvement in the prisoner/prison guard study. I came across this animated video by RSA Animate today that I wanted to share immediately. … Continue reading Philip Zimbardo & Perspectives on Time

Obsolescence

Two weeks ago, I attended a retirement luncheon for a co-worker. While I was busy grabbing a sub sandwich and slice of cake, I overheard the retiree talking to some others about how he first met the CEO of our company thirty years ago making books. Knowing that I work in interactive marketing where 99% … Continue reading Obsolescence

Future View: 1993

Today during my team's morning status meeting, we were talking about technology and how we're bummed that cars still can't fly like they did on The Jetson's. Then, I came across a post about AT&T's 1993 ad campaign "You Will" and their predictions for how new technology would impact our everyday lives. Makes me wonder, … Continue reading Future View: 1993