Michael Goetzman

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September 30, 2021
Burning Man - Art History & Styles

History Burning Man Art traces its origins to the mid-1980s where it began like a whimsical move by Larry Harvey, Jerry James and several of their friends in marking a relationship breakup (Sherry & Kozinets, 2007). The whimsical launch consisted the burning of an approximately eight-foot effigy of man on Baker Beach in San Francesco […]

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May 11, 2021
Exploring Electronic Music Genres

I've been heads down making some incredible electronic music lately, I've always been a big fan of listening but now I wanted to get my hands dirty. Electronic music involves all sorts of aspects of instance recording and "editing on tapes and its reproduction uses loudspeakers" (Kriss, 2007).  Similarly, (Lumen, 2021) describes electronic music as […]

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March 6, 2021
Cyphers - What are they?

You may be here because of CypherCon and wondered, What? Let's break this down. Cryptography and cipher turned out to be the buzz words in the post World War II era. In our time period, it's vastly modernized. Though at its prelim, only short private texts with instructions or orders were encrypted, today it is […]

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February 5, 2021
Turbocharged trends amid Covid-19

Obviously, the world has changed with the arrival of Covid-19. The new-normal replaced routine activities, but how? I wanted to explore how areas are shifting: increasing, declining, and overall amplifying pre-pandemic trends. Activities once regular and often taken for granted are now considered significant and valuable today. My research begins with a question “What am […]

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January 17, 2021
Privacy - What power do we have?

We live in a futuristic world where most, if not all, human knowledge is just a click or two away. Whether you want to chat with a friend or want to purchase an item, all you need is a host device and a pipe out to the internet. This technology has eased our lives to […]

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December 28, 2020
Microsoft HoloLens, AltspaceVR, & Hobbyists theories.

Microsoft often approaches innovation through technical hobbyists. Competition is thick and who better to extract creative and emerging ideas from than passionate people? Numerous companies could only dream of the success Microsoft has had. Microsoft knows this draws in the best of the best to want to associate with Microsoft’s success. Technical hobbyists often raise […]

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December 17, 2020
Oh Hai Again!

Hey there, it’s been quite a while. How are you?! So...a huge advantage and disadvantage of having a website is that the ability to suddenly write something. The form is always open, just waiting for you to write content. It's easy to put off... I often wonder if it's worth posting content, who reads it […]

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February 1, 2019
Impact to Wisconsin Brewers with Legalization of Marijuana

February 1, 2019 After hearing Milwaukee’s MillerCoolers communication early 2019 to all employees that there will be no bonus or raises for all of 2019, I began to wonder if profits were down due to the impending legalization of Marijuana. Here is what I found researching: In conjunction with cannabis legalization is the creation of […]

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May 9, 2018
Religion: upbringing, statistics, & identity

People have been evolving from their parental upbringing religion since the beginning of time, through force or by choice. The largest shift of belief between generations has been in the 19th century; the only difference between the 19th century conversion and today’s conversions is that today more people are converting. The conversion has mainly been […]

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April 2, 2018
Sega Pinball Machines

Sega pinball machines were a product of the Sega games company limited. Sega being the short form of the words: service games. Sega was a Japanese publisher and a video game developer whose headquarters are in Tokyo, Japan. Sega had multinational offices all over the world and  in the recent past had been developing and […]

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