My duties at The Echo Nest will mostly involve keeping an eye on The Musical Brain, which I guess makes me a Musical Neurologist? Hmmm. I’ll have to ask the boss if I can put that on my business cards.
Going from a company with tens of thousands of employees to one a couple of orders of magnitude smaller is turning out to be pretty interesting. There’s definitely some culture shock, but that’s more than made up for by sitting in with a bunch of very smart people who are very passionate about what they’re doing.
I hope to post more about my time at the Echonest. For the day-to-day you can keep up with me on Twitter.