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10 New Tech-related Thoughts I Must Share After My Trip to San Francisco

Last week, I attended GigaOm’s Roadmap 2013 (“The Intersection of Design & Experience) in San Francisco. It featured high level talks with tech leaders, including the founders of Twitter, Tinder and Instagram. I also enjoyed a tour of Facebook HQ … Continue reading


Terms of Engagement: How We Connected to Bezos, Schultz, Martinez et. al

Last year I promised myself that I would find a way to meet and interview Jeff Bezos. Although I have a number of students, alumni and friends who work at the company he founded, the Amazon CEO is famously sparing … Continue reading


Seattle 3.0

If Seattle 1.0 represents lumber and trade and Seattle 2.0 is synonymous with aerospace and technology, what does the future hold for Seattle 3.0? A building that produces its own water, an app that records HQ footage of a concert … Continue reading


in-NW: Transmedia Matters

“Content across platforms, engagement across platforms. ‘Transmedia storytelling’ is absolutely crucial.” –Hanson Hosein, Director of UW’s MCDM program At the in-nw conference February 13th, we heard from panelists representing a variety of intriguing backgrounds and projects, yet several topics seemed to circle … Continue reading


Go Behind-the-Scenes with Four Peaks TV for “Teach Hanson”

 Article by Ashley-Rose O’Mara, Jordan Slaymaker and Tanner Taylor For the 2012-2013 season of Four Peaks TV the name of the game has been increasing audience engagement. This fall Scott Macklin, Executive Producer of Four Peaks TV and Associate Director … Continue reading


Digital Media in a day: MCDM launches executive training

The University of Washington’s Masters of Communication in Digital Media program held its inaugural Four Peaks Executive Summit this week in Seattle. Approximately 30 executives spent the day listening to and learning from MCDM’s faculty on topics ranging from the … Continue reading


Hacking EDU: Discussing Education Reform During Husky Fest

During a rainy kick-off to Husky Fest this past Thursday, the MCDM team was center stage for the entire day and strongly committed to discussing ways to transform education as we know it. If you’ve been paying attention at all … Continue reading


Tomorrow is National Day of Unplugging…You Probably Already Know This.

Because tomorrow is being designated by some as a National Day of Unplugging, where people who are typically wired through their cellphones, computers, tablets, etc., are being encouraged to completely unplug and be wireless for 24 hours, we’ve decided to … Continue reading


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