WelcomeHello, I'm Nora Rothrock. I am curious. I like great stories. I love innovation and game changers. This is a journal of the cool things I come across, inspiring ideas and some commentary too. I would love to hear your thoughts too.
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Is America Calling: Your Checklist
You’ve done the hard part and founded a growing UK business that is delivering on its promise to customers. Momentum has begun. Your UK and European investors are happy. You’ve had customer enquiries from America and now is the time … Continue reading
Posted in business, Events, Scalups, Strategy, Technology Tagged cloud, growth, scaleups, startups, USexpansion, VCs Leave a comment
Get Ready for Web Summit 2016
WebSummit 2016 is coming up next week, promising stimulating panels and networking opportunities for tech-minded attendees. Here’s where you can find me during the three-day event.
Posted in Events, Music, Technology Tagged apple music, Facebook, kevin jonas, lisbon, lol wayne, ryan leslie, superphone, tidal, tinder, websummit, wto Leave a comment
Domo Arigato Mr. Roboto: Artificial Intelligence and the Future of Musical Composition
When we think of artificial intelligence, robots exploring Mars or computers that can do instant language translations may come to mind. While advances in AI have come in leaps and bounds, what this technology is lacking is human sentience: the … Continue reading
Posted in Music, Technology Tagged amper music, audio network, google, ibm, jukedeck, premiumbeat, project magenta Leave a comment
Digital Transformation Reflections, Part II: Innovation and Disruption
In Digital Transformation Reflections: Part I, we reflected on the major Game Changers of the digital age: Apple, Amazon, Google, and Facebook. These companies, in turn, have ushered in the dawn of Big Data and Transparency. We’re delighted with the … Continue reading
Posted in Apple, Facebook, Technology Tagged airbnb, amazon, apple, Facebook, forbes, google, havas media, mtv, uber Leave a comment
Baftas and Oscars: A Long Tradition of Trend Upsets
There is no end to the speculation of who will win either a BAFTA or an Oscar. While Bafta winners are a strong indicator of Oscar winners, this hasn’t always been the case.
Posted in Events, Film, Miscellaneous Tagged awards, BAFTA, bafta nominees, cate blanchett, film, leonardo dicaprio, oscar nominees, oscars Leave a comment
Has The Digital Age Changed Our Relationship With Music?
Is our relationship with music changed because we no longer physically hold it? I look at how the lack of a physical product makes us value music differently, or worse, less.
Posted in Music, Technology Tagged Brent Hansen, cds, digital age, live music, lizst, mozart, mtv, music, music gigs, music streaming services, records, spotify 1 Comment
Web Summit 2015: Music, Us, and the Future
Web Summit 2015 promises to have a lot of interesting discussion surrounding music and digital trends. Read on to find out where I’ll be and what I’m excited to hear about.
Posted in Events, Music Tagged Conductor, digital music, Eimear Noone, mtv, Web Summit, Zelda Leave a comment