Link Locker is a collection of links from the web curated by Joshua Holland Design Pavilion constructed using stacked shipping containers in the northern Chinese province of Shanxi. Traditional Korean hanok gets a modern upgrade. Media Orange is the New Black continues its exploration of America’s prison system. Season 4 presents powerful conversations about race, privilege, & power. Photographer David Burdeny takes beautiful shots of Netherlands’ Tulips. Food Herring, it’s more than…
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Routine, it often helps lay the groundwork for success. But while routine is often billed as the formula for success, the form it takes widely varies. After all, some business leaders start their day with a solid 3-mile run while others prefer a slower pace which includes coffee and a collection of news stories. So that begs the question, what is the perfect morning routine? Honestly, I thought about…
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  Reality thanks to the power of the internet has become increasingly malleable. Who we know and are can change with just a few clicks of a mouse. It’s never been easier to connect with other people. As explored in the film “Getting Go” however, altering our digital realities often can lead to profound effects on our real lives. “Getting Go” takes the form of a documentary.…
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“Can you make me Twitter-famous” or as referenced occasionally by the younger crowd “Instafamous?” I often hear this question from friends and some brands. The rise of social media platforms in the last few years has spawned the idea of instant validation and a podium to express point of views and beliefs. While there is a bit of validity to this idea, taking a step back…
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As a hardcore Foursquare user, I hate to admit it but the service has lost a bit of its mojo with the recent update which split the service into two components – Foursquare and Swarm.The new Foursquare functions similar to Yelp and expands on the service’s previous efforts to focus on local discovery and recommendations. Foursquare continues to deliver on both aspects but now relies on Swarm,…
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Not sure why but “Disconnect” flew by my radar when it was first released. I briefly remember hearing chatter about it shortly after its release but given the film’s dark subject matter – negative effects of digital media, it wasn’t a blockbuster. Oddly, I viewed the film isolated from my digital networks during an international flight from Seoul to San Francisco. The digital divide is often…
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  Unemployment finally caught up with me last week. After a few months of adventures around Seattle and a number of freelance projects, I found myself with a rather empty schedule and inbox. At first I was thrilled by the thought. It seemed almost too perfect. My to-do list had run out of boxes to check just as the sunny spring weather arrived in Seattle. In…
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  In a quest to expand my knowledge about content creation I attended Better Content Marketing– a Meetup hosted by Distilled Seattle. While I have a basic understanding of best practices for content creation, the event explored some of the deeper issues surrounding the process. This month focused on the growing importance of data-driven content. Using my notes I compiled an outline highlighting the night’s key…
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