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Gabi Schaffzin will talk about the tyranny of Edward Tufte at SXSW 2014
Written by Megan Simpson | February 25, 2014

2014 SXSW Interactive Session Spotlight: The Tyranny of Edward Tufte

Gabi Schaffzin has been on multiple sides of this session’s argument. He holds an undergraduate business degree and spent seven years in the marketing and advertising world. When he went back to school to receive his MFA in communication design, he began considering other perspectives. His time at art...

Explore new venues and new ideas at SXSW Interactive 2014
Written by Hugh Forrest | February 24, 2014

Explore all the Venues for 2014 Using the SXSW Interactive Festival Shuttle

Sessions for the 2014 SXSW Interactive Festival occur at more than 10 different venues in and around downtown Austin. Why so many different spots? Because with so many amazing sessions, we simply can’t get all the content into one space.

Also, don’t believe the mis-information that the best way...

Christianne Harder talks about how Notre Dame uses new media at SXSW 2014
Written by Megan Simpson | February 24, 2014

2014 SXSW Interactive Session Spotlight: Notre Dame and Spotify - Our Playlist, Our Story

Christianne Harder was the first person to use Spotify for collegiate athletics marketing at Notre Dame. Since she began, other athletic departments have picked up the platform, but none are yet using it to further other department goals. During her SXSW session, “Notre Dame and Spotify...

Randi Zuckerberg returns to SXSW Interactive on Sunday, March 9
Written by Hugh Forrest | February 24, 2014

The SXSW Interactive Featured Session Feature: Randi Zuckerberg of Zuckerberg Media

Featured Sessions at the 2014 SXSW Interactive Festival showcase some of the world’s most innovative thinkers. Today’s installment of the Featured Session Feature focuses on Randi Zuckerberg of Zuckerberg Media and Dot Complicated. At SXSW, she will be part of the “Are We All Producers Now?” session...

At SXSW 2014, Vikram Somaya talks about how weather impacts what we buy
Written by Megan Simpson | February 24, 2014

2014 SXSW Interactive Session Spotlight: Blizzards & Beer - How Weather Affects What We Buy

Vikram Somaya runs a division of the Weather Company that has been focused on the intersection of weather and big data for a year and considers himself “a golden weather god.” Somaya says that weather is fascinating and the story he’ll tell at the 2014 SXSW Interactive Festival during...