Author Archives: Nora

Join in VentureFest Scotland 2015

Unicorns – that rarest of creatures – have now made Scotland their home. With the recent birth of a second Scottish unicorn through FanDuel, the dream of a global tech hub in this beautiful land of the wee dram is … Continue reading

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6 Key Highlights from Mary Meeker’s Annual Internet Trends Report 2015

Mary Meeker’s annual 2015 Internet Trends report is a must read for anyone who wants to understand the impact of technology on the world.  The trends in business, education, government, healthcare, communication, consumer lifestyle and global impact are all mentioned … Continue reading

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Join me at London Tech Week 15 – 21 June

Following the innovative game changers and global digital revolution of the last 20 years, tech companies around the world have unprecedented opportunities to reach new markets. London has become one of the hotbeds of global tech innovation and the United … Continue reading

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Amazon, Google, Facebook and now the IRS

Big data.  The digital age.  Our digital footprints.  This post is an update to what I wrote last September about the IRS using data mining to find non compliant taxpayers, particularly those offshore.

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It’s Film time

I love this time of year.  I know it’s a time of austerity on food, drink and light given that it’s January, but it’s film time!  It’s the time of year where I watch 30 – 40 films and there … Continue reading

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Game On

I’ve had a couple of weeks to try out the new Facebook features and it’s truly Game On for the evolution of social media platforms. They have made the types of changes that were needed to move the platform forward … Continue reading

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RIP Steve Jobs

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The Cult of Exceeding Expectations

Game Changers always exceed expectations, but Steve Jobs is the leader of this Cult.  It’s been a brilliant week of commentary and articles about this iconic life which has consistently given consumers the intangible dream made real.  Then so real … Continue reading

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Evolution of Social Networks

With the launch of Google +, it’s made us all think about what we post where, to whom and what do each of the communities mean to us.  Did we need another social network?  Has the maturity of the various … Continue reading

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I was at the Medialeaders event last night in London and met the Creative Director from Mavo Studio who is also a musician. Inevitably it comes up in the conversation – what does it take for a band to make … Continue reading

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