South By Southwest Interactive News

Wednesday Aug 12th, 2015

Robots and AI: Watch Martine Rothblatt's 2015 Keynote [Video]

Written by Hugh Forrest

Earlier this week, we wrote that robots are expected to receive a lot of attention at the 2016 SXSW Interactive Festival. While this prediction stems from a growing industry trend toward automation, it also reflects one of the most popular talks from the 2015 event — the keynote presentation from...

Wednesday Aug 12th, 2015

SXSW Announces Inaugural Community Fund Grant Recipients

We are proud to announce the recipients of the SXSW Community Fund Grants. For the first time, five deserving charities will each be awarded a $10,000 grant for programs taking place in 2015 / 2016 for a total of $50,000 in grants. These grants reinforce SXSW’s focus on community...