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Not just Evil Robots. This web site is mostly about the life and times of a guy (Jason Alan Snyder), that spends his career inventing and building technology. Including Luci the solar lantern and JAGTAG.

I publish and lecture about things like innovation, advertising, marketing, futurism, technology, biotech, security, social media, augmented reality, synthetic worlds and physical computing.

I am the Director of Technology for North America at Momentum Worldwide part of the McCann Worldgroup which is owned by the InterPublic Group.

The views and ideas expressed on this web site are entirely my own.

 

This is a JAGTAG. It is a 2D matrix code that I invented in 2005. My patents and the technology were sold to Aumge Technologies. JAGTAG was the first and only 2D barcode system that did not require the consumer to download an application into their handset prior to making the information request. As a result, JAGTAG became the only viable 2D barcode solution in the United States. This JAGTAG acts as a link to to my contact information.

You can learn more about Augme's acquistion of JAGTAG here.

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Welcome.

evil_robot_logo_grey.jpgWhat will you find here? 

What you will find is information about me, what I do for a living, and the things I enjoy thinking about. I am really pleased to have the opportunity to share my work and thoughts with you.

What else?

The future is coming faster and faster. The growth of technology is exponential. With the exponential growth of technology comes exponential adoption. Businesses need to understand, adapt and embrace these growth and adoption cycles. Businesses pay me to help them navigate these changes.

And, nothing has changed business more than technology. If we simply consider the tools used in advertising and marketing - billboards, posters, newspapers, radio, TV, the Web…and now the mobile phone. Those businesses have endured great transformations in recent history.

Now synthetic or virtual worlds are being built and populated. Places where millions of people are engaging in new methods of social interaction and social media consumption which include loads of advertising and marketing messaging.

Businesses need help navigating these new environments. They need expert advice and counsel about these new spaces. I provide that help. I posses a deep spike in developing technology strategies. My practice areas include safety, security and privacy for digital products and services, social media, on-line communities, synthetic or virtual worlds, mobile applications and services, physical world connections, augmented reality, audience generated content, product development for digital utilities and a variety of futurism topics.

So, who am I?

My name is Jason Alan Snyder. I am a technologist, futurist, marketer and business strategist. I have spent the last fifteen plus years working in technology driven advertising, marketing and media companies. I have developed innovative strategies, products and services with the worlds largest brands, connecting their audiences to the people and things they care about. I also lecture and publish about technology innovation and the future.

That's about it. Any questions?