South By Southwest Interactive News

Friday Aug 7th, 2015

Inside SXSW 2016: New VR/AR Track Runs March 16–17

Written by Hugh Forrest

SXSW Interactive Festival has always sought to showcase the industry’s most creative, most innovative and most inspirational new ideas. With this lofty goal in mind, we are constantly tweaking, changing, re-thinking and re-imagining the March in Austin experience. Amongst many new features planned for the 2016 event, the new...

Thursday Aug 6th, 2015

Being Happy at SXSW with Gretchen Rubin [Interview]

Written by Hugh Forrest

Author of The Happiness Project and Better than Before, Gretchen Rubin has emerged as one of the Internet generation’s most prominent voices for self-help and self-improvement. The strength of her voice comes not only from its clarity of tone — it also comes from its sheer volume. Above...

Wednesday Aug 5th, 2015

Explore SXSW Eco 2015 through Communications Theme

Written by Amanda Shaftel

At SXSW Eco, you can expect fascinating and informative sessions on the technologies and designs that drive social, economic and environmental change. This week, SXSW Eco is taking you through their Communications programming. Communications is a very relevant component of our programming, as it bridges the gap between ideas and...

Wednesday Aug 5th, 2015

Nathan Myhrvold Discusses Disruption to the Kitchen [Video]

Written by Hugh Forrest

The former CTO of Microsoft, Nathan Myhrvold, eventually left Redmond to pursue the technology behind better recipes. One of the results of this pursuit was the six-volume, 2,438-page masterpiece known as “Modernist Cuisine: The Art and Science of Cooking”. Published in 2011, this tome was tagged by the...

Monday Aug 3rd, 2015

Thirteen Inspiring Featured Speakers Confirmed for SXSW Interactive 2016

Written by Jessica Cox

Are you looking for the next big thing in tech? New ways to express your creativity? The latest media trends? How to increase diversity at your company? SXSW Interactive brings you the answers to these questions (and so many more) by gathering thought leaders from around the globe to...