South By Southwest Interactive News

Saturday, Feb 27, 2016

Session Preview: Face Recognition and Online Identity

Written by Megan Collyer

New Yorker Olga Raskin has been researching and testing biometric technologies for more than seven years, and has provided subject matter expertise on face recognition to many major news outlets, including CNN. At SXSW Interactive, she will present a solo session titled, Face Recognition and Online Identity,” aimed at providing...

Saturday, Feb 27, 2016

Session Preview: Using Social Media to Predict Gun Violence

Written by Megan Collyer

Jessyca Dudley is the Program Officer for the Joyce Foundation’s Gun Violence Prevention Program. Through Joyce’s grant making, she supports evidence-based policies and practices to reduce gun deaths and injuries in the United States—with a focus on public health research. As a researcher and public health practitioner, she has held...

Friday, Feb 26, 2016

John Hagel on Disruption and Emerging Business Opportunities [Interview]

Written by Megan Collyer

As co-chairman of Deloitte LLP Center for the Edge, John Hagel helps business leaders anticipate big shifts and to turn mounting performance pressure into opportunities for value creation. With nearly thirty years of experience as a management consultant, author, speaker and entrepreneur, John joins the 2016 SXSW Interactive Festival as...

Thursday, Feb 25, 2016

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 and beyond...