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Tuesday Mar 11th, 2014

Tuesday, March 11: Convergence Day Means Incredible Cross-Industry Networking Opportunities

Written by Hugh Forrest

SXSW enables you to make new career-enhancing connections within your field of expertise. Better still, it allows you to meet creative leaders from outside your industry who can help you dramatically increase your network. Such is particularly the case on Tuesday, March 11, when we celebrate Convergence Day...

Monday Mar 10th, 2014

Tuesday Evening, March 11: Joi Ito of the MIT Media Lab to be Inducted Into SXSW Interactive Hall of Fame

Written by Hugh Forrest

The SXSW Interactive Festival Hall of Fame honors trend-setters who have pushed the industry forward via a history of innovative thinking. In 2012, the first-ever Hall of Fame inductee was web design legend Jeffrey Zeldman. In 2013, the award went to danah boyd, an expert on social...

Monday Mar 10th, 2014

Bonin Bough Talks About the 3D Printing Food Revolution on Tuesday at 12:30 pm

Written by Katie Paschall

You may dunk your cookies in milk, twist and lick them or bite right into the chocolatey goodness. However you do it, this year at SXSW offers a new way to enjoy your favorite treat courtesy of a tricked-out high-tech vending machines that assemble the cookies in less than...

Monday Mar 10th, 2014

Tuesday March 11 at 5:00 pm: Bruce Sterling Delivers Closing Remarks

Written by Katie Paschall

End SXSW Interactive with a bang by attending the closing session guaranteed to be unexpected, invented on the fly and quite an electrifying rant by the one and only Bruce Sterling. 

Few so-called futurists can weave a narrative with as much skill, biting humor, irony and insight as Sterling....

Monday Mar 10th, 2014

SXSW Interactive Monday Night: Even More Spectacular Networking Opportunities!

Written by Katie Paschall

The bad news? Only two more nights to network at SXSW Interactive 2014. The good news? Monday evening, March 10 features an incredibly strong lineup of fun-filled activities in which you can make new connections as well as strengthen old bonds. Listed chronologically, these activities are as follows:...

Monday Mar 10th, 2014

Art, Science and Rhythm: Adam Savage Keynote Rap Recap From SaulPaul

Written by Hugh Forrest

Whether or not you attended Monday afternoon’s keynote presentation from Adam Savage, you will want to listen to the 90-second rap recap of his talk from SaulPaul. Part performer, part mentor and part motivational speaker, SaulPaul is based in Austin.

Listen to SaulPaul’s rap recap of Friday,...

Monday Mar 10th, 2014

Adam Carolla Speaks at SXSW Interactive at 9:30 am on Tuesday, March 11

Written by Katie Paschall

Put a face to the name Adam Carolla, whose voice you have probably heard on the Adam Carolla Show, which turns out to be the most downloaded podcast of all time.

This million-dollar crowdfunding comedian, along with FundAnything founder, Bill Zanker, will detail how crowdfunding is...