South By Southwest Interactive News

Thursday Feb 26th, 2015

SXsports Warmup - The Basketball Tournament: A New Model for Sports?

Written by Brad Wolff

On this week’s SXsports Session Warmup, we spoke to Luke Bonner, former professional basketball player and SXSW veteran. Bonner discussed his overseas basketball career, his post-basketball life, what he expects from SXsports, and, of course, his panel at SXsports 2015.

In his session The Basketball Tournament: A New...

Thursday Feb 26th, 2015

Discover Manchester's Latest Innovations at the MIDAS SX Global Connections Mixer

Written by Corinna Burford

Join our friends from MIDAS and the City of Manchester for ‘Manchester, UK: Come Create The Future’, on Monday, March 16.

As part of SXSW 2015’s SX Global Connections programming, this interactive networking mixer will include discussions on Manchester’s latest innovations and features delegates from leading digital and creative...

Thursday Feb 26th, 2015

SXSW Interactive Robot Petting Zoo Happens March 15th-17th

Written by Sonja Silkey

The 2015 SXSW Interactive Festival is hosting the event's first Robot Petting Zoo. The three-day session captures the world of robotics, highlighting the technologies past heroic actions and groundbreaking inventions by way of the Field Innovation Team (FIT)). The Robot Petting Zoo will grant viewers the ability to...

Thursday Feb 26th, 2015

SXSW Interactive Featured Session Speaker: Gary Vaynerchuk

Written by Sonja Silkey

Featured Sessions at the 2015 SXSW Interactive Festival showcase some of the world’s most innovative thinkers. Today’s installment of the Featured Session Feature focuses on Gary Vaynerchuk. At SXSW, catch his session *What It Really Takes to Win in Business on Saturday, March 14th at 3:30 at the Austin...

Wednesday Feb 25th, 2015

2015 SXSW Interactive Session Spotlight: A Million Medicis – Funding the content Revolution

Written by Megan Simpson

David Dylan Thomas believes that we've gotten so used to treating digital content like physical goods, that we've forgotten how different they are…and how unsustainable that business model can be. In his Core Conversation, A Million Medicis: Funding the content Revolution Thomas will explore new directions for content consumption...

Tuesday Feb 24th, 2015

Advance Your Cause and Career at the Social Good Hub

Written by Julie Yost

SXSW 2015's Social Good Hub presented by the United Nations Foundation unites attendees across Music, Film and Interactive around social innovation. From morning to night Monday, March 16 and Tuesday, March 17, the hub is packed with creative programming and special events that will foster new connections and collaborations...