South By Southwest Interactive News

Wednesday, Feb 18, 2015

2015 SXSW Interactive Session Spotlight: From Digital Sharecropping to Data Emancipation

Written by Megan Collyer

SXSW veteran Laurie Frick has put together a curious team – a data artist who uses enormous amounts of self-tracking data for her hand-built art installations; a policy maker who has testified before congress and recently published a book about how to rethink legislation for data privacy; a futurist...

Tuesday, Feb 17, 2015

A Wide Variety of Compelling Sessions Featured at SXSW's Convergence Programming

Written by Brad Wolff

SXSW Convergence Programming kicks off Friday, March 13. Throughout the following five days, badgeholders of any kind can step out of their area of interest and engage with other badge types for programming that lies at the intersection of Interactive, Film and Music. The programming is highlighted by ...

Tuesday, Feb 17, 2015

SXSW Interactive Featured Session Speaker: Don Tapscott

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 Speaker Feature focuses on Don Tapscott. At SXSW, catch his session Reality Check: 20 Years of the Digital Economy on Monday, March 16th at 12:30pm at the...

Tuesday, Feb 17, 2015

SouthBites & Williams-Sonoma Present a Culinary Crossroads with Sean Brock, Paul Qui & Nathan Myhrvold

Written by Sarah Garcia

In our ongoing mission to connect like-minded people with a hunger for innovation, SXSW is venturing into the world of food with SouthBites. As part of this three-day-long program, we’re thrilled to announce the SouthBites dinner, produced in partnership with our friends at Williams-Sonoma....

Tuesday, Feb 17, 2015

Startup Village Ping Pong Tournament on Friday, March 13th

Written by Sonja Silkey

The fourth annual Ping Pong Tournament is returning to Startup Village! The fierce competitors of the previous years are welcoming and accepting all new challengers. The Tournament embraces and encourages all kinds: professional pongers, novice players, and pure enthusiasts.

So, how do you become apart of this fabulous tradition?...

Monday, Feb 16, 2015

Mentor Sign Ups are now Live for Interactive, Film and Music!

Written by Aurora Blase

Whether you're attending the Interactive Festival, Film or Music Conference, take the opportunity to engage in valuable one-on-one meetings with a range of experts and industry-leaders to gain insight and career enhancing tips by signing up with one (or more) of our Mentors!

SXSW is the land...

Monday, Feb 16, 2015

Latino Tech Community Meet Up Draws Big Crowd to Mexi-Arte Museum

Written by Danielle Zamora

SXSW Interactive celebrated the power of creativity and the power of diversity on Thursday evening, February 12 at the first-ever Latino Tech Community Meet Up. Hosted by the Mexi-Arte Museum at 419 Congress in Downtown Austin, this event drew about 100 enthusiastic digital industry professionals to an eclectic space...