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Joi Ito is the 2014 SXSW Interactive Hall of Fame inductee
Written by Hugh Forrest | November 14, 2013

2014 SXSW Interactive Hall of Fame Inductee: Joi Ito of the MIT Media Lab

The SXSW Interactive Festival Hall of Fame honors trend-setters who have pushed the industry forward via a history of innovative thinking. In 2012, the first-ever Hall of Fame inductee was web design legend Jeffrey Zeldman. In 2013, the award went to danah boyd, an expert on social media (particularly...

Anne Wojcicki keynotes SXSW Interactive on March 9!
Written by Shawn O'Keefe | November 13, 2013

Anne Wojcicki of 23andMe to Keynote SXSW Interactive on Sunday, March 9

Is DNA the programming language of the future? What role do genetics and personalized medicine play in the healthcare revolution? Can big data and community unlock secrets to a healthier life? Join Anne Wojcicki, CEO and co-founder of 23andMe, for a keynote presentation at the 2014 SXSW Interactive...

Attend Austin Comic Con
Written by Corinna Burford | November 13, 2013

Win VIP Passes to the Wizard World Austin Comic Con

Austin Comic Con is coming to town November 22-24 and bringing with it a unique selection of programming and special guests including Robert Rodriguez, Stan Lee, William Shatner and many more! Hosted in the Austin Convention Center, this event highlights the latest series premieres, panel discussions and of course incredible...

2014 SXSW Session Preview: Where Do Sports Fans Choose to Watch Their Favorite Teams?

Advances in technology make it easier every day to enjoy sports from the comfort of your living room. From large, high-definition TVs to creative second screen experiences and a full suite of games from services like NFL Sunday Ticket, NBA League Pass and more, there are more and more strong...

200+ more sessions announced for 2014 SXSW Interactive Festival
Written by Hugh Forrest | November 12, 2013

An Abundance of Innovation: 200+ More Confirmed Sessions for the 2014 SXSW Interactive Festival

SXSW Interactive brings together some of the world's most creative thinkers to talk about many of tomorrow's most innovative ideas. Find the ideas that are most relevant to your personal journey with today's announcement of more than 200 additional sessions for March 2014 in Austin.

The sessions below reveal several...

The Zero-G Experience comes to SXSW on Saturday, March 8
Written by Hugh Forrest | November 11, 2013

Spaced-Out at SXSW 2014: Experience Weightlessness on Saturday, March 8

Space exploration emerged as one of the bigger trends at the 2013 SXSW Interactive Festival, highlighted by the keynote presentation from SpaceX founder Elon Musk.

This trend remains strong at the 2014 with several sessions focused on this topic, including First Signs: Finding Life on Other Planets...