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Christianne Harder talks about how Notre Dame uses new media at SXSW 2014
Written by Megan Simpson | February 24, 2014

2014 SXSW Interactive Session Spotlight: Notre Dame and Spotify - Our Playlist, Our Story

Christianne Harder was the first person to use Spotify for collegiate athletics marketing at Notre Dame. Since she began, other athletic departments have picked up the platform, but none are yet using it to further other department goals. During her SXSW session, “Notre Dame and Spotify...

Randi Zuckerberg returns to SXSW Interactive on Sunday, March 9
Written by Hugh Forrest | February 24, 2014

The SXSW Interactive Featured Session Feature: Randi Zuckerberg of Zuckerberg Media

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 Randi Zuckerberg of Zuckerberg Media and Dot Complicated. At SXSW, she will be part of the “Are We All Producers Now?” session...

At SXSW 2014, Vikram Somaya talks about how weather impacts what we buy
Written by Megan Simpson | February 24, 2014

2014 SXSW Interactive Session Spotlight: Blizzards & Beer - How Weather Affects What We Buy

Vikram Somaya runs a division of the Weather Company that has been focused on the intersection of weather and big data for a year and considers himself “a golden weather god.” Somaya says that weather is fascinating and the story he’ll tell at the 2014 SXSW Interactive Festival during...

So much brilliant book-related content at SXSW 2014!
Written by Hugh Forrest | February 24, 2014

Print Lives at SXSW! So Many Incredible Book Readings in March in Austin

Authors get front and center treatment at the SXSW Day Stage to present their latest works in Book Reading sessions. Discover recently (or soon-to-be) released titles in these short, but enlightening 20-minute sessions.  

Drop in as author David Burkus presents “The Myths of Creativity”, or learn how...

Attend the FREE Dewey Winburne Community Service Awards on March 6
Written by Hugh Forrest | February 23, 2014

Community Do-Gooders Rock SXSW: Attend the Dewey Awards for FREE on Thursday, March 6

If you want to get the most value out of the 2014 SXSW Interactive, then buying a badge is your best option. If buying a badge is completely out of the question, then remember that there are many different FREE events and activities at the 2014 SXSW Interactive...