Starting a Digital Marketing Department at The Nine

In January 2020, I joined The Nine to start a digital marketing department as their Marketing Director. The existing web design & development clients started asking for help with digital marketing services like Lead Generation, Search Engine Optimization (SEO), Ecommerce Marketing, Content Marketing, and Social Media Marketing. Without anyone on The Nine’s team to fill this new…More


All humans need these three things: Clean air, clean water, and clean food. Everybody wants them. Everybody needs them. Sadly, the concept of a clean “environment” has become politicized and saturated with unnecessary baggage. This is the beginning of my exploration into Permaculture, a way of thinking about and designing the world in such a…More

Explaining Pi

One day my wife and I noticed our boy, 6 at the time, repeating something to himself while holding a dollar bill. Suddenly, he says, “I got it!” He then quoted back to us the serial number from the dollar bill without looking. That’s a random 10 digit number that muh boy decided to memorize without any instruction from us.…More

Idea: Pay-as-you-leave shopping experience

Summary: – swipe card or facial recognition connected to your account as you enter store – put stuff in cart and leave store, items detected by RFID or similar tech – your account is charged with no cashier human interaction needed 😦More