• Coldplay: Magic

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    Coldplay’s latest is unlike anything you’ve ever seen. Directed by Jonas Akerlund, “Magic” is its own short film starring Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon’s Ziyi Zhang and Chris Martin in two parts. Picture a 1920s silent film, complete with beautifully decorated title cards and quick scene transitions, and you’ve got Akerlund’s latest masterpiece.

  • #ShitToHit: Tomorrow – Pivotal Labs' Mike Gehard on the Who, What, Where, Why, How & When of Meditation for Developers

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    Do you ever have those days when it seems like your thoughts just wander all over the place? Do you ever have those days when it seems like you are unstoppable while developing? The difference between those days is simply a different level of focus.

    Meditation is a time tested practice that allows us to improve our focus. As we improve our focus, we improve our ability to work more efficiently. As we work more efficiently, the quality of our work improves.

    This talk — by Mike Gehard, Senior Software Engineer at Pivotal Labs — will explain who, what, where, why, how and when of meditation in everyday terms. It will present some information about how our brains works. It will explain why focus is so important in the connected world we live in. It will present some simple steps that anyone can follow to improve their focus. Finally, it will try to convince all in attendance that developing software can benefit from a simple meditation practice.

    Event Schedule
    6:30PM - Drinks, Food, Camaraderie
    7:00PM(ish) - Talk + Q&A
    After - Networking

    When/Where
    Wednesday, April 9, 2014, 6:30 PM
    Galvanize: 1062 Delaware Street, Denver, CO (map)
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  • Bike Tire-Created Print Celebrates NY's Rise as a Cycling City

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    'The Cyclist's Empire' is a celebration of New York’s rise as a cycling city. 7 different types of bicycle tire tracks were used to create the Empire State Building, to reflect New York’s ever-growing tribe of cyclists — from the daily commuter to the delivery boy. Bummer it's sold out.

  • New Account Wins for Colorado Agencies

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    If you have additional account wins we're not aware of, throw them down below in the comments. Let's use this thread to show off all the mojo Colorado's got right now.

    :: Boulder's Grenadier is on fire, adding Griffin Technology (consumer brand strategy, integrated creative development, production); Apex Sports Group (mobile-based brand ambassador program); Rio Grande Mexican Restaurants (AOR); SolidFire (website, digital marketing campaign); Woody Creek Distillers (brand strategy, integrated creative campaign).

    :: The Hong Kong Beer Co., out of Chai Wan, Hong Kong, has named Denver's Cultivator Advertising & Design as advertising agency of record.

    :: Following a 3-month review, independently owned Deschutes Brewery, out of Bend, Oregon, has named TDA_Boulder as advertising agency of record.

    :: Denver's Vladimir Jones has added Smashburger and Live Basil Pizza to their roster.

  • Six GoPros Later — And You're Living on Your Own Tiny Planet

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    Jonas Ginter pulled off this amazing effect using 6 GoPro cameras in a 3D printed mount. Here's more on how he did it, in German.

  • Impossible Takes Us on a Joyride for Velocity

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    Car channel, Velocity, called on Impossible and directors Joel Pilger and Steve Urbano to produce a rousing set of image spots, footage and elements for their branding needs in the year ahead. A multi-day shoot with the network’s top talent — driving a serious array of exotics and muscle cars in the Valley of Fire in Nevada — fit the bill perfectly.

  • Denver Motion Designer Jim Brisnehan Goes Freelance

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    After 16 years at Citizen Pictures, Denver motion designer Jim Brisnehan is venturing out into the freelance world. Have an idea for a custom sculpted cover for your next pitch presentation or an animated cartoon for a TV spot? Jim's the man. Check out his stuff. We really like what he's done for Diners, Drive-ins and Dives over the years.

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