South By Southwest Interactive News

Thursday Mar 5th, 2015

SXsports Session Warmup: Fantasy Sports: Changing the Fan Experience Daily

Written by Brad Wolff

The current generation of sports fans is experiencing what happens on the field or court in a whole new light thanks to the innovation in fantasy sports. The casual week-by-week fantasy football league has been transformed thanks to companies like FanDuel, who have made every day another day to...

Thursday Mar 5th, 2015

Bitcoin at SXSW Interactive Monday, March 16th

Written by Henry Heuck

Rising from obscurity to take center stage this year at Startup Village is Bitcoin, the world’s largest and most exciting digital currency! SXSW Interactive has a full day of programming Monday, March 16th at the Hilton in Salon G devoted to this captivating, cutting-edge “cryptocurrency.”

Don’t have a clue...

Thursday Mar 5th, 2015

Discover Impact Design at the Social Good Hub

Written by Julie Yost

Purpose-driven design, human-centered design, public interest design...Impact design has many names, but one real meaning: it's design that improves lives. At the Social Good Hub this year we're bringing together top experts in the field to introduce their strategies and successes and share how design thinking can impact your...

Thursday Mar 5th, 2015

Obama's Top Tech Wizard Tells All March 16 at SXSW Interactive

Written by Henry Heuck

Appointed as the first-ever Administrator of the United States Digital Service, ex-Google engineer Mikey Dickerson has much to say about the emerging relationship between the Tech World and Government. After leading President Obama’s task force to fix the website mishaps, Dickerson is now in charge of streamlining how Americans...

Wednesday Mar 4th, 2015

#AskDrBiden about Community Colleges at SXSWedu 2015

Written by Jessica MacCall

Community colleges have entered a new day in America. They lead the way in preparing graduates in the fields of green technology, healthcare, teaching, and information technology—some of the fastest growing fields in America and the rest of the world. Community colleges are able to meet the needs of their...