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At SXSW 2014, Lauren Bacon talks about having a healthy relationship with technology
Written by Megan Simpson | February 10, 2014

2014 SXSW Interactive Session Spotlight: Beyond Unplugging - Staying Sane Online

Lauren Bacon describes herself as "curious for a living.” Having first spoken at SXSW in 2007, she returns this year to lead the panel, “Beyond Unplugging - Staying Sane Online.” In this installment of the Session Spotlight we learn how Bacon suggests that people foster a healthy relationship...

See Jonah Berger at SXSW on Saturday, March 8
Written by Hugh Forrest | February 7, 2014

The SXSW Interactive Featured Session Feature: Jonah Berger of the Wharton School

Featured Sessions at the 2014 SXSW Interactive Festival showcase some of the world’s most innovative thinkers. Today’s installment of the Featured Session Feature focuses on the best-selling author Jonah Berger. At SXSW, be sure to attend his “What Drives Word of Mouth” session on Saturday, March 8...

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...