South By Southwest Interactive News

Thursday, Mar 10, 2016

Capital One @Antone’s: Interactive Chats and Amazing Concerts

Capital One is excited to return to SXSW as a super sponsor for 2016 with #CapitalOneHouse. During the day, stop by #CapitalOneHouse to learn more about Design Thinking, Women in Tech or even to or Data Science. When the sun goes down, you’ll hear music from Common, Houndmouth, White Denim,...

Thursday, Mar 10, 2016

Meet Lynx Grills, Makers of the Smartest Grill on the Planet, at the SouthBites Trailer Park

Content provided by Lynx Grills

One of the newest participants at SouthBites this year is Lynx Grills. The top name in outdoor kitchens, Lynx specializes in outdoor kitchen appliances like grills and pizza ovens. Lynx’s latest innovation is the just launched SmartGrill – a voice-activated (it tells you when to...

Thursday, Mar 10, 2016

Entertainment With An Innovative Edge Courtesy of United

United Airlines has partnered with some of the tech industry’s most innovative companies and is putting those partnerships in the spotlight at SXSW Interactive. Stop by the Ideation Lounge in the Austin Convention Center outside Ballroom D to check out a new level of entertainment—with United Airlines....

Thursday, Mar 10, 2016

Session Preview: Prison Tech Boom – Social Outcomes & Entrepreneurs

Written by Megan Collyer

Laurin Hodge says she did not pick prison, prison picked her. It was the unexpected incarceration of her mother, which motivated her to craft a social entrepreneurial career. As President of Mission: Launch, Laurin envisions the elimination of the social stigma that returning citizens face upon release from prison or...

Thursday, Mar 10, 2016

Session Preview: The Bossless Company – How Zappos and Medium Work

Written by Megan Collyer

What’s it like to work for a company with no bosses? Is it utopia or chaos, or a little of both? Zappos and Medium have adopted Holacracy, a management philosophy in which workers manage themselves, rather than have a boss tell them what to do. During, The Bossless Company: How...

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