South By Southwest Interactive News

Tuesday Aug 25th, 2015

Inside the PanelPicker: TV as We Know it is Dying

Written by Hugh Forrest

While the SXSW PanelPicker helps decide the bulk of content for the 2016 SXSW Interactive Festival, it also helps us identify general industry trends before they become more obvious. In some cases, however, the trends that we see in the PanelPicker mimic trends that are already fairly apparent.

Monday Aug 24th, 2015

Trends at SXSW: More Convergence than Ever

Written by Hugh Forrest

SXSWeek brings together creative professionals from three main sectors: Interactive, Film and Music. But where do these industry leaders get the best opportunities to learn, mix, mingle and network while they are in Austin? The ambitious slate of Convergence programming provides one of the best venues for such interactions...

Friday Aug 21st, 2015

Tracy Chou Talks Increasing Diversity in Tech Ecosystem [Interview]

Written by Hugh Forrest

An engineer by trade, Tracy Chou has become one of the most vocal proponents of correcting the male / female imbalance in the tech sector. Chou has received extensive press attention for her efforts, with stories appearing in publications ranging from Wired to Mother Jones to ...