South By Southwest Interactive News

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...

Friday, Feb 5, 2016

Health and MedTech Checkup: Insights and Tips from a Physician & SXSW Veteran

Written by Dana Abramovitz

SXSW had the privilege to sit down with Dr. Bryan Vartabedian, a pediatric gastroenterologist at Baylor College of Medicine, clinician at Texas Children’s Hospital, writer of 33 Charts, and an avid seeker of technology’s applications to medicine. Fortunately for us, he is also part of the SXSW Health &...

Thursday, Feb 4, 2016

Online Harassment Summit Sessions and Speakers

Written by Casey Slater

Each year, SXSW strives to take a deeper look at important topics that affect modern society through the lens of tech and culture. After extensive research and numerous conversations with a community of passionate experts in activism, entertainment, public policy and technology, SXSW is honored to announce the sessions and...

Thursday, Feb 4, 2016

Session Preview: Hook ‘em: The Psychology of Persuasive Products

Written by Megan Collyer

“Designing a good product isn't easy, but accomplishing that alone isn't enough. Products that are true winners become customer habits,” says Austin native, Roger Dooley. Are you hooked yet? If yes, be sure to read on and then check out “Hook ‘em: The Psychology of Persuasive Products,” at SXSW Interactive...

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