South By Southwest® Interactive News

Monday Mar 10th, 2014

23 Beats and Me: Anne Wojocicki Keynote Rap Recap From SaulPaul

Written by Hugh Forrest

Whether or not you caught Sunday afternoon’s keynote presentation from Anne Wojocicki, you will want to listen to the 90-second rap recap of her talk from SaulPaul. Part performer, part mentor and part motivational speaker, SaulPaul is based in Austin.

Listen to SaulPaul’s rap recap of Friday,...

Monday Mar 10th, 2014

Vote for the SXSW Interactive Awards People's Choice live, in Real-Time at the SXSW Interactive Awards Ceremony

Written by Andrew McNeill

For 2014, SXSW Interactive Awards People's Choice Award will be decided in real-time by you, the community, using Visual Voting™. For the first time at the SXSW Interactive Awards Ceremony, the audience will be invited to cast their vote and receive a color screen that represents their vote....

Monday Mar 10th, 2014

Experience Re+Public's Augmented Reality Mural

Written by Corinna Burford

Re+Public have launched their first original content augmented reality mural here in Austin this SXSW.

The ambitious project combines a 2D wheatpaste mural with a 3D, animated, and an interactive digital experience. Through the Re+Public mobile device application (android / iOS), users can participate in public space by interacting...

Monday Mar 10th, 2014

Edward Snowden at SXSW on Monday, March 10: Room and Livecast Details

Written by Hugh Forrest

SXSW Interactive is excited to host “A Virtual Conversation With Edward Snowden” at 11:00 am CDT on Monday, March 10. In this session, the NSA whiste-blower will urge the entrepreneurs, innovators, makers, hackers, geeks, founders, investors and leading-edge thinkers who attend SXSW Interactive to build better systems that better...

Sunday Mar 9th, 2014

Cody Wilson Speaks at SXSW on Monday, March 10 at 5:00 pm

Written by Hugh Forrest

3D-gun-printing pioneer Cody Wilson returns to SXSW Interactive on Monday, March 10 at 5:00 pm. At the 2013 SXSW Interactive Festival, Wilson talked about the unintended possibilities of print-at-home technology. A year later, this controversial Texan gives more of his insights on the collision between technology, government and...

Sunday Mar 9th, 2014

Startups Rule at SXSW: Congrats to the 2014 Accelerator Winners!!

Written by Hugh Forrest

"Why would someone buy this?" is a question that can stump startups as they try to explain their value proposition. Fortunately for many of the 18 companies pitching in the final round at the sixth annual SXSW Accelerator presented by Oracle, the answers were both compelling and realistic....