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Evo Terra
Works at The Opportunistic Travelers
Attended University of Oklahoma
Lives in Bangkok, Thailand
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Disruptive, science-minded beer drinker now living the digital nomad lifestyle!
In January of 2015, my wife and I embarked on the journey of a lifetime. We sold all of our possessions, kissed our son, family, and friends goodbye, and took off for parts unknown. Now, we're living the digital nomad lifestyle as we travel the world!

  • I embraced the web when it was young, dragging a multi-billion dollar company along kicking and screaming all the way.
  • I'm among the first dozens of podcasters, and now there are millions.
  • I'm an early adopter and vocal advocate of building businesses around the concept of "free".
  • I'm the author of 2.5 books in the "for Dummies" series and continue to indie publish non-fiction books.
  • Yes, I really did survive (and thrive) on a month-long regiment of craft beer and sausage as my only calorie source.
  • I've founded five different startups. Three in the publishing space, one in finance [shudder], and one in media.
  • If you'd like to have me speak at your conference or event; great! I have experience with all sorts of public speaking, from keynotes to workshops.
Bragging rights
I come from a long line of survivors. All the way back, in fact.
  • University of Oklahoma
    Zoology, 1986 - 1989
  • University of Phoenix
  • School of Hard Knocks
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June 10, 1968
Other names
Travis Unwin
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Freelance subversive. (Name the movie?)
Breaking things.
  • The Opportunistic Travelers
    Digital Nomad, 2015 - present
    Co-founder, 2005 - present
  • Big Bounce
    Chief Disruption Officer, 2014 - 2015
    Incubating disruptive startups to sustainable and viable going concerns.
  • Sitewire
    VP of Media & Innovation, 2009 - 2014
  • ePublish Unum
    Co-founder, 2011 - 2014
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Bangkok, Thailand
Galicia, Spain - Tempe, AZ - Enid, OK - Arlington, Tx - San Pedro, CA - Cottonwood, AZ - St. Louis, MO - Corlay, France - Copenhagen, Denmark - Knutsford, England - Sheffield, England
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Seriously considering offering reduced fee or pro bono presentation consultation services for organizations that appeal to me. So easy to get out of the way of your message if you just know how. :(
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First day in Finland recap

I'm in Finland to keynote #NBEFinland and #Matka2017, a travel conference. I was on my own for most of the first day, so I did a little self-guided tour around the harbor area. Below are the pics from my phone. Provided without context, because that's actually funnier in this case.
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Presumably it's Burger King beer and not Burger King apple juice
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Need some funny travel stories on your Android device? Our stuff is now available for free in the Google Play store.

Check it out:

It's that easy.
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Help me find the right CMS.

Hive mind! Help me find this service I'm sure already exists:

1. Provides a "content vault" for building a library of hundreds of audio/video files
2. Easy management of that vault, compete with basic descriptive info/meta data
3. Drag-and-drop of some vault content to playlists/pages that are hidden/private/paywalled

All done on a web/mobile interface. Current LMS options are close, but too education-focused. I want to build shelves of content and give certain people/companies access to that specific shelf.

What's out there that's close? I could kludge together private YT playlists or use premium casting via Libsyn, but I'm hoping for something a little more brand-able for my client.

Also, the client isn't all that tech-savvy, so I'm looking for an off-the-shelf solution that I can get up and running and turn over to them. Easier = better, so I'm willing to sacrifice some customization.

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Oh, that second options looks good, +Brian Holt Hawthorne. Thanks! If I get the contract, I'll dig deeper. Cheers!

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When life hands you China Eastern Airlines' shitty online checkin experience, make a blog post out of. At least someone can get a laugh. 
Online Checkin for China Eastern Airlines In 16 Easy (I Mean Shitty) Steps:
Checking in to your flight on China Eastern Airlines can be a challenge. Let this handy guide show you the way.
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Featured Collections of our travels continue to grow! I've just share the initial five shots from the six weeks we spent in Northern England last year and will be adding new shots daily.

Expect fog, drizzle, rain, clouds, and other generally damp photography, because that's England in late winter/early spring. As we learned! 
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Love the Collection, +Evo Terra +The Opportunistic Travelers. I went ahead and featured it, looking forward to seeing more posts in the Collection! :) 
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Farcical tale of Copenhagen travels has begun!

We spent three weeks in Copenhagen in the dead of winter last year. That made for a funny story for us two desert rats, hopefully of which I've captured in the 20 images I've chosen for this new Collection.

The first five up are up, with new ones added daily. And I took +Nina Trankova's advice of adding a short pinned post at the top of this (and every other) collection. Great suggestion!
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+Evo Terra Wonderful, looking forward to it!
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The Puck Stops Here.

Of NHL scouts and ancient mapping systems from when the internet was young. Somehow, we pull a funny travel story out of that.

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#comedy #travel #southwest #hockey #kings #laptops #work

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Priboj komplikuje š. Šmš
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Happy New Year's Eve from America. See you soon, Bangkok! 
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Happy new year!
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I totally feel like a double-naught spy.

Prepping for our first trip back to the soon-to-be-made-great-again US of A, so I fished out my American money out of my pile...

I'm not sure where we got the Mexican pesos. Ringgits, HKDs, Yuen, and Dong (so much Dong!) make sense. There's roughly $35 USD worth of those. But a peso is worth $.50, so I thought I had a couple hundred bucks. But then I realized those are pre-devaluation notes, and each are worth 2 pesos now. Godsdammit.

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Bangkok To Ayutthaya By Motorbike

Riding a motorbike in Thailand is dangerous business, but it is an interesting way to get to the city of Ayutthaya, just a few (billion) kilometers north of Bangkok. We did it. It wasn’t smart.

#comdey #travel #motorbike #ayutthaya #thailand #bangkok #motorcycle #tour #ttot #traveltuesday
Riding a motorbike in Thailand is dangerous business, but it is an interesting way to get to the city of Ayutthaya, just a few (billion) kilometers north of Bangkok. We did it. It wasn’t smart.
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Yeah, we should have taken the river. Hindsight, +Sandy Orenstein!
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We spent three weeks in Copenhagen in February of 2015. And we didn’t see a single prostitute. Maybe they were hiding out in an ambulance designed for sex workers? Listen below...

#comdey #travel #denmark #copenhagen #prostitutes #sexworkers #funny #podcast
We spent three weeks in Copenhagen in February of 2015. And we didn’t see a single prostituted. Maybe they were hiding out in an ambulance designed for sex workers?
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We spent a good portion of our time exploring the craft beer pubs, +Runivis Roan. Fermentorum is high on the list. They big library on the waterfront is an architectural masterpiece. And no trip to Copenhagen is complete without a visit to Freetown Christiania. State-tolerated anarchy, FTW!
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The latest Video Updates From Deep Space Industries

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Clean, modern, and comfortable; with a dedicated staff that will go out of their way to make you feel at home, even for a single night. Impressed!
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It's hard to give a craft beer place a bad review, especially when it's the ONLY on
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My new FAVORITE theatre... Ever! If you're into quirk, go here and find your people! Oddly enough, the best popcorn in Bangkok, and dirt cheap! The cinemas are old-school awesome. I'm not sure what era they are going for. Maybe all of them. I dig it!
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A great and almost hidden food court and entertainment venue. Loaded with cuisine from all over the world - yes, even Thai -- and at least two bars with active table service, you'd have to work hard not to find something you'd love. See you there some night!
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Clean and convenient, and walkable completely indoors from the BTS. That helps with the heat! Cinemas aren't huge, but nor are the freezing. I liked it a lot. Good thing it's right near my condo!
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