South By Southwest Interactive News

Tuesday, Feb 9, 2016

Session Preview: Digital Content & The Legality of Web Scraping

Written by Megan Collyer

Web scraping is the process of using bots to systematically extract content from a website. The procedure is either loved or hated. Startups love it because it’s a cheap and powerful way to gather data without the need for partnerships. Large companies love it to gain competitive intelligence, but try...

Tuesday, Feb 9, 2016

Session Preview: Pitch to the Pros – Game Narrative Critiques

Written by Megan Collyer

Alexander Horn is a writer and narrative designer of over five years. He’s also shipped three AAA titles including one Sid Meier game in the Civilization: Beyond Earth franchise, one in the Elder Scrolls franchise, and the critically acclaimed Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning game. In addition, he’s currently working on...

Friday, Feb 5, 2016

Biz Stone on Putting the Humanity Back into Search [INTERVIEW]

Written by Megan Collyer

Named one of the most influential people in the world by TIME, Biz Stone, says that the thing he loves the most is helping people. That’s the aim of his new search engine, Jelly, which has a goal of putting the “humanity” back into search. Join Stone in conversation with...

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