The work below is a collection of previously unreleased projects due to NDA’s, and curated as a 2020 remastering. Given the context of each individual project, when viewed as a whole - the work is even more important especially today. My role was always unique, and these cases were written to give you a true sense of my experience as there were many lessons pushing the envelope to the future.
A talk given at the DEFCON 26 hacker conference illustrates the real intent behind the legalization of cannabis in the US, a mass social engineering operation to renegotiate the social contract of the world.
During the 2012 election cycle, Americans Elect asked - if billions of dollars are transacted across the web every day, why can’t we vote on the internet? What was created sought to produce a bi-partisan ticket that would appear on the 2012 ballot.
What started as a location scouting mission, transformed into offbeat ethnographic investigation chronicling the unseen aspects of this magical island. This case investigates daily life, black markets, communist dynamics, and the flow of information in a world where digitization has yet to catch up.
Coke asked, what would the playlist of a place sound like? The result was Placelists. This is the story of how the process and negotiation went down between four major companies with divergent interests, and how they finally aligned to successfully launch.
Many people view Bitcoin as digital gold. However there is an alternative perspective that may appear counter intuitive. That view holds that Bitcoin is a tactical nuke designed to destroy dollar hegemony. But not in the way you might think.