South By Southwest Interactive News

Thursday, Nov 12, 2015

SXSW Housing: Take advantage of the Lowest Hotel Rates in Austin for SXSW Interactive

Written by Emily Lively

The SXSW Housing department works year-round to secure rooms for SXSW attendees at the most affordable rates in Austin. As a result of those efforts we can still offer Interactive registrants great hotels just outside of downtown.

While the SXSW Interactive Festival concludes on Tuesday March 15, SXSW continues through...

Tuesday, Nov 10, 2015

December 4: Deadline Extended to Apply for 2016 Gaming Awards

Written by Estevan Aviles

Over the past few months, we have received hundreds of entries for the 2016 SXSW Gaming Awards. We've also heard from dozens of companies that have requested more time to complete their application materials. In light of this, the deadline for entry to the SXSW Gaming Awards has been...

Friday, Nov 6, 2015

John Underkoffler on Making the Minority Report Computer a Reality [Interview]

Written by Megan Collyer

John Underkoffler is the CEO of Oblong Industries, helping to change the way people work, create and collaborate. Underkoffler leads Oblong's UI-centered design, technology, and commercial visions. In addition to his work with Oblong, he has been science advisor to films including Minority Report, The Hulk, Aeon Flux,...