If you’ve ever seen my office (shown in the photo above), you’ll find that it is filled with gizmos, toys, musical instruments, gadgets, books and a variety of odd and … Continue reading Has my office gone Hollywood?
About a year or so ago, I stumbled across a blog post by Dan Bieler, Principal Analyst at Forrester, who resurfaced an often missed truth: “innovation requires a culture of … Continue reading Natural Triad: Innovation, Diversity & Inclusion
A live concert can do more than entertain…
Today marks the release of my second full-length album, “Eight” by Thirty Second Complex. Where my EP, “Midway,” from last fall seemed like an ending, “Eight” feels like a reboot … Continue reading New Album: “Eight”
Brainstorming is an essential part of leadership as it is a means for engaging your team. Whether it is coming up with ideas for a physical space to inspire creativity or for … Continue reading 7 Tips for Creative Brainstorming
With Apple drawing my productive yet frustrating decade-long relationship with its pro photo management app, Aperture, to a close, I’ve started examining my photographic process to understand how it works … Continue reading Rethinking My Photographic Process
Between 2009 and 2012, I engaged in a Friday ritual of sushi, incorporating social media, photography, and drafting tidbits on the dining experience. “Friday sushi” became a chance to clear my mind by sitting … Continue reading Friday Sushi?
Many years ago, my interest in information visualization was sparked by my hometown newspaper editor. He challenged me as a parttime typesetter to come up with graphics to enhance stories — “like USA Today, but better.” My career took me through data visualization, new media, and now back to information design — not as a career choice but as tool to represent complex processes.
Tachikomas are my favorite supporting characters in that they playfully ask the questions we viewers can’t. At some level, they also embody the larger themes of GITS around technology and … Continue reading Tachikoma, the perfect mascot
Despite hailing from a rural state, I grew up in the city. Yes, there are such things as urban kids in North Dakota, though not on the same level as … Continue reading Personal Interests