Avery’s Pick Khruangbin 🎶 TL;DR: A cold breakbeat tethered with deep-pocket bass grooves, melodically driven by exotic reverberated guitar, delivers an undeniably cool sound. *I highly recommend checking out Khruangbin’s Tiny Desk Concert (a short, YouTube-tailored performance) for an introduction to their music.* Music discovery is at an all-time peak due to streaming services like Spotify. … Continue reading July Pop Culture Picks

GDPR. GDPR. GDPR. Anyone else still recovering from the GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) inbox flood? If you’re based in North America, you’ve probably also wondered to yourself if you’re even affected by GDPR. (Spoiler: you are!) The GDPR’s Global Impact While centered on the European Union (EU), the GDPR has a global impact. Here’s … Continue reading What the EU’s GDPR Means for Marketers in North America

The 2018 VIATEC Awards One magical night in June… The Roaring Twenties were resurrected, sixteen young robots found their forever homes, and a couple dozen inflatable whales got their wings. That’s the VIATEC Awards for you. Nobody can make whales fly quite like the tech community in lovely Victoria, B.C., and we couldn’t be happier … Continue reading How AE Won Its Robot: A Whale of a Tale

Our top pop culture recommendations for the month of June. Jeff’s Pick NASA’s Exoplanet Travel Bureau (website) Space, The final frontier. Where no one has vacationed before…. My pop culture pick this month is the Exoplanet Travel Bureau, a website developed by NASA’s Exoplanet Exploration Program. This program is NASA’s ongoing project to “seek out” … Continue reading June Pop Culture Picks

This post is part of our series: Find Out Fast If Your Business is GDPR Ready. Our goal is to help businesses make sense of privacy and data. AE is your Babel Fish for Legalese 🐠 The flip side of the onerous GDPR regulations is the new opportunity they’ve created for brands to be leaders. Marketers who adapt … Continue reading GDPR Compliance: How Brands Can Become Leaders in the Age of Data Transparency