South By Southwest Interactive News

Thursday, Mar 10, 2016

Session Preview: Prison Tech Boom – Social Outcomes & Entrepreneurs

Written by Megan Collyer

Laurin Hodge says she did not pick prison, prison picked her. It was the unexpected incarceration of her mother, which motivated her to craft a social entrepreneurial career. As President of Mission: Launch, Laurin envisions the elimination of the social stigma that returning citizens face upon release from prison or...

Thursday, Mar 10, 2016

Session Preview: The Bossless Company – How Zappos and Medium Work

Written by Megan Collyer

What’s it like to work for a company with no bosses? Is it utopia or chaos, or a little of both? Zappos and Medium have adopted Holacracy, a management philosophy in which workers manage themselves, rather than have a boss tell them what to do. During, The Bossless Company: How...

Thursday, Mar 10, 2016

SaulPaul on Creating Recap Raps for SXSW Interactive [Interview]

Written by Aurora Blase

SaulPaul is a musician with a message...and for seven years at SXSW Interactive, he's helped us to disseminate ours. Each day, following the live keynote presentation, SaulPaul will compose a "Recap Rap" for the audiences in Austin (and beyond!). Each day, we'll post these on our blog. Be sure to...

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