Entries Tagged as 'content'

Thursday, February 12th, 2015

The Future of Brands and Social Media

We used to understand that brands were run by humans. But now, a decade in to social media, we are beginning to experience brands as human. And our technology is increasingly improving at executing the simulation.  . . In the future, it will have begun, like you knew it would, during the 2015 Super Bowl. “The Coca-Cola Company spent a […]

Thursday, September 25th, 2014

Modern Millennial

If you live in LA, you should go to the Modern Millennial exhibit. As soon as you possibly can, too, cuz it’s over in 6 days. I’ll explain where and how to find it in a minute, but first I want to tell you what it is. Modern Millennial is an art installation / existential performance […]

Friday, August 30th, 2013

Violate Me

Here is what I can tell you. When I was in New York a month ago and one night someone suggested we go to an MTV party, the first thought I had was — wait, MTV still exists? But I guess it does because this week I’ve spent a lot of time talking about MTV. […]

Monday, August 5th, 2013

Music & Mirrorgrams: Lessons Learned From Working in Apps

Mirrorgram by: bobdoran   This weekend I was invited to a salon-style dinner organized by Tim Chang and Les Borsai, hosted at the home of Steve Rennie. The event turned out to be a fascinating gathering at the intersection of digital media, technology, and music. I have an art app called Mirrorgram. We launched it last October, and just […]

Wednesday, June 12th, 2013

“Web Design” Is Dead

One of my favorite of Steve Jobs’ quotes — if not THE favorite — is this: People think it’s this veneer — that the designers are handed this box and told, ‘Make it look good!’ That’s not what we think design is. It’s not just what it looks like and feels like. Design is how it […]