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2014 SXSW Interactive Session Spotlight: It's Not About Tech – Hack The Bureaucracy

Do you wonder why the healthcare.gov website was such a hairball? Do you fear that your insight into the workings of the federal government tend to lean toward a caricature of 6th grade civics or Ayn Rand? Do you wonder what motivates government employees, government appointees and elected...

2014 SXSW Interactive Session Spotlight: The Unruly Mob Would Like to Comment

As a Texas Senate staffer, Steven Polunsky was responsible for a technology initiative that saved thousands of taxpayer dollars, concept-proved an instant feedback loop for public hearings, debuted the use of live geospatial data in a legislative hearing, and produced the first mobile app of any state legislative...

See Shaq talk wearables at SXSW Interactive on Sunday, March 9
Written by Hugh Forrest | February 7, 2014

Shaq Talks Wearables and Beyond at SXSW Interactive on Sunday, March 9

If you missed Shaquille O’Neal at the 2013 SXSW Interactive Festival, then don’t make the same mistake in 2014! After hailing himself as “the world’s tallest geek” at last year’s event, the Big Aristotle returns on Sunday, March 9 at 5:00 pm for a session titled “Wearables...

Workshop signup for SXSW 2014 has begun!
Written by Nanci Lancaster | February 7, 2014

SXSW Interactive Festival Workshops: Sign Up Now Or You Will Miss Out

The long-awaited, much-anticipated time has come! If you have a SXSW Interactive, Gold, or Platinum badge and your SXsocial account is activated, you can now reserve a seat at any SXSW Interactive workshop(s) of your choice!

These highly popular sessions are filling up fast, so go ...

Pick great sessions by browsing the Recommendations page on the SXSW website
Written by Hugh Forrest | February 6, 2014

The Best Sessions at SXSW Interactive 2014: Have You Checked Out the New Recommendations Page?

With more than 800 total sessions over the course of five days, the 2014 SXSW Interactive Festival offers so many different content options. Lost in all the choices? Don’t be. For some great ideas on spectacular daytime programming, please visit the new recommendations page on the SXSW website....