South By Southwest Interactive News

Tuesday, Feb 9, 2016

Session Preview: Pitch to the Pros – Game Narrative Critiques

Written by Megan Collyer

Alexander Horn is a writer and narrative designer of over five years. He’s also shipped three AAA titles including one Sid Meier game in the Civilization: Beyond Earth franchise, one in the Elder Scrolls franchise, and the critically acclaimed Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning game. In addition, he’s currently working on...

Friday, Feb 5, 2016

Biz Stone on Putting the Humanity Back into Search [INTERVIEW]

Written by Megan Collyer

Named one of the most influential people in the world by TIME, Biz Stone, says that the thing he loves the most is helping people. That’s the aim of his new search engine, Jelly, which has a goal of putting the “humanity” back into search. Join Stone in conversation with...

Friday, Feb 5, 2016

Health and MedTech Checkup: Insights and Tips from a Physician & SXSW Veteran

Written by Dana Abramovitz

SXSW had the privilege to sit down with Dr. Bryan Vartabedian, a pediatric gastroenterologist at Baylor College of Medicine, clinician at Texas Children’s Hospital, writer of 33 Charts, and an avid seeker of technology’s applications to medicine. Fortunately for us, he is also part of the SXSW Health &...

Thursday, Feb 4, 2016

Online Harassment Summit Sessions and Speakers

Written by Casey Slater

Each year, SXSW strives to take a deeper look at important topics that affect modern society through the lens of tech and culture. After extensive research and numerous conversations with a community of passionate experts in activism, entertainment, public policy and technology, SXSW is honored to announce the sessions and...