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Experiment: Philips Hue Audio Timeline Sync

I’ve seen some cool demos of Hue lights automatically synced to music. This is mostly done by analyzing the volume of the track at any one point and assigning an effect to that range. Although that is pretty cool I wanted to compose my own light show inspired by some of the EDM shows I […]

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Digital Marketing

Fluidity Between Creative & Technology

Process is a hard thing to nail down at an agency. Creative & Technology trends change daily which give way to new roles and processes. Couple that with a constantly changing agency environment and you end up with an extremely circumstantial opportunity, business should take advantages of this, but of course, it is always important […]

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Experiment

Experiment: Getting Train Times From Google Home

Since I got my Google Home I’ve been exploring all the ways I can use it in my daily life. When Google opened up Actions using APi.AI I jumped right in and built the first useful thing I could think of. The app itself is pretty simple, it parses an excel file I downloaded off […]

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Mobile Web Development

31 Inspiring Web Experiences

Every few days I check awwwards.com and reddit for creative new websites. As discussed in a previous post about the potential of modern websites, we can display content and engage users in ways we never thought possible. I’ve tried to collect a good representation of what is possible to hopefully give you inspiration for your […]

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Web Development

The Potential of Modern Websites

Modern browsers have the potential to create experiences that break the mold of traditional brochure style websites. If you know how to pick your website niche aptly, then you have taken the very first step towards providing your client with eye-grabbing content. Do not forget to hire the services of the Web Design Services Ottawa […]

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Video Post WordPress

Panel Discussion: WordPress Development Process

People are still buzzing about this year’s Boston WordCamp. The organizers did an amazing job and their were a ton of excellent talks. This year I jumped in on a last minute panel discussion about WordPress development process. It was a great panel with a very diverse background. I was most interested to hear how […]

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Digital Marketing

Personalized Content

If you Google 2015 digital marketing trends the clear winner is anything to do with content marketing. If this is a surprise you’ve been living under a rock for the last couple of years. Quality content is currency in the digital world as brands fight for eyeballs. What is obviously a clear trend will continue […]

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Digital Marketing

Technology and Thinking Big

As a Creative Technologist I am regularly challenged with the task of coming up with big creative technology integrations. With something that seems to change so rapidly, how do you stay on top of current trends and more importantly how do you build on these advancements. In this post I’ll share my approach to big […]

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Experiment

Experiment: The Instant No Button

The button came about after Scott Stratten of Unmarketing sent out a tweet asking for some quick flash work. I responded and the button was completed and sent back to Scott in a few minutes. Scott then worked his magic, slapped a cool graphic on top and created nooooooooooooooo.com. We’ve since converted the button over to […]

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Blogging Digital Marketing

Native Advertising and What's Next

Native advertising is defined as “a web advertising method in which the advertiser attempts to gain attention by providing content in the context of the user’s experience.” by Wikipedia. On the web this most commonly takes the form of sponsored content. On the one hand, native advertising can seem deceiving simply because the content is […]