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Sean Carton
Works at idfive
Attended University of Baltimore
Lives in Baltimore, MD
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Sean helps clients understand the constantly changing intersections of design, marketing, communication, and technology through creative ideas and beautiful solutions.

As the founder of one of Baltimore's first Web development firms in 1995, the founding Dean of the School of Design and Media at Philadelphia University, and the co-author of one of the first books about the Web (The Mosaic Quick Tour series) in 1993, Sean has over 12 years experience designing, developing, planning, and executing interactive media.

Sean has published 8 books about the Internet, technology, business, and video games and writes regular columns for and as well as contributing to magazines such as Wired, Revolution, Stim, and POV. Sean is a sought after public speaker on issues of marketing, technology, and the Internet and has delivered keynote addresses to organizations such as EduWeb, EDUCAUSE, the Florida Telecommunications Industry Association, and the American Marketing Association in the US as well as to organizations in Italy and the UK.

Sean has undergraduate degrees in English and Psychology from UMBC, an MS in English Literature from the University of Maryland College Park, and a Doctorate in Communications Design from the University of Baltimore.
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  • UMBC
  • University of Maryland College Park
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  • idfive
    Writer, present
  • Carton Donofrio Partners
  • Philadelphia University
  • Walters Art Museum
  • Reproduction Specialties
  • Walden University
  • Goucher College
  • UMBC
  • University of Baltimore
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Baltimore, MD
Frederick, MD - Philadelphia, PA - Pasadena, MD - Flourtown, PA
Public - 3 months ago
reviewed 3 months ago
I had 4 new tires put on my 2008 Honda Pilot today at this location and I encountered none of the "hard sell" or run-around reported by other commenters. In fact, despite being short-handed and obviously tired out after a long day, the people were courteous, friendly, and very laid back. The price was pretty competitive, too. Overall I was very happy with the service and the over all experience. I guess if I had to make one suggestion it's that if you're in a hurry and want to wait, you may want to check how busy they are before you go in. Like I mentioned, they were short staffed today and admitted that they were somewhat behind. This wasn't a problem for me because I was able to drop off the car and walk to work (and then walked back after 5 to pick up the car), but I can imagine that if someone were in a situation where they needed tires in an hour and the store was sort a mechanic the wait might take a bit of time. That being said, what made me happy was that they were very honest with me about the situation today and I'd imagine that they'd be just as honest with anyone else if they asked how long they'd have to wait. Overall a really positive experience...and that's not easy to say when you have to spend the money to get all new tires! :)
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Public - 2 years ago
reviewed 2 years ago
2 reviews