South By Southwest Interactive News

Thursday, Feb 25, 2016

SXSWedu Closing Program Open to SXSW Registrants

Written by Jessica MacCall

Looking for high-quality content to attend after you pick up your badge on Thursday, March 10? Join SXSWedu for the Closing Program, featuring a series of talks addressing the ongoing redesign of learning to be more learner focused. With: Paul Reville, Harvard Graduate School of Education; Todd Rose, Center for...

Thursday, Feb 25, 2016

Session Preview: Get the Message! The Rise of Conversational UI

Written by Megan Collyer

Before becoming an analyst at Union Square Ventures, moderator Jonathan Libov was a UI/UX-oriented Product Manager for several years, publishing few apps of my his own in the App Store. He’s written about the “Futures of Text,” a topic that synthesized a number of trends as they were just becoming...

Wednesday, Feb 24, 2016

Von Glitschka, SXSW Interactive Big Bag Artist [Interview]

Every year, SXSW Interactive chooses one artist to make our Interactive swag look good.

This year, that artist is Von Glitschka, an illustrative designer and the owner of Glitschka Studios, a multi-disciplinary boutique design firm located in Salem, Oregon. They've collaborated with creatives from across the industry – ad agencies,...

Tuesday, Feb 23, 2016

Session Preview: Selling With Sex – Brand Partnerships and Dating Apps

Written by Megan Collyer

Anyone in marketing, PR, or traditional advertising is aware that sex sells (especially within the social stratosphere) so the popularity of Tinder, Bumble, Grindr, etc. came as no surprise. The obvious next question for social marketers became "How can we use these apps to extend the reach of our social...