March 17, 2017 You may have heard of the Bavarian castle that inspired Walt Disney's fairy tale castle in the animated film Sleeping Beauty. But maybe you, like many others and myself, can't pronounce Neuschwanstein properly, so (out loud) you'll just call it the Disney Castle. I am so happy that I decided to book … Continue reading Day Two in München: Schloss Neuschwanstein
March 16, 2017 Well, I was so excited to finally land in Munich after 20 hours of travel that I tripped and fell on my face on the way off the plane. I wasn't hurt though and jumped up and threw my hands in the air, "Welcome to Munich!" I exclaimed. My train into Munich … Continue reading Day One in München: A trip, a tour, and a quiz.
It's been a long couple of days trying to finish up the winter quarter at DU and prepare for my spring break trip to Munich. This morning my flight left from Denver at 9 a.m. and I'm on my way to my first stop, Atlanta. Woohoo! Everything went smoothly getting to the airport, through security, … Continue reading To Munich I Go: That darn Delta in-flight wifi
Facebook is now inserting advertisements directly into the video content you’re watching. The headline of this article, “Facebook’s Commercial Breaks Are Ready for Primetime,” really caught me off guard. I know Facebook is all about getting that ad revenue, but I hadn’t thought this site housed enough video content to really make video ads work. … Continue reading Facebook Commercials? No Thank You!
If you’re on social media regularly or have friends who are, you probably heard about the trending Uber boycott that occurred a few weeks ago. It started on Twitter with a hashtag, #DeleteUber, and quickly took flight from there. ...
On Dec. 14, 2016, Amazon announced that Prime Video streaming services were officially available in more than 200 countries across the globe, according to an article in Bloomberg Technology. Netflix also announced its expansion to over 190 countries and territories worldwide on January 4, 2017. At first glance this might look like a simple game … Continue reading Will Amazon’s Affordability Trump Netflix’s Content Globally?
The notion that consumers hate advertisements is generally well-known and widely accepted. It’s a constant complaint when discussing pros and cons of such things as live television, mobile apps, mobile games, and media in general. But maybe it’s not advertisements themselves that are so bothersome to consumers. An article by AJ Agrawal was published by … Continue reading Digital Advertising Must Go Native