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Thursday, Feb 11, 2016

Dewey Honoree Preview: Using Tech to Innovate Their Community

On Sunday, March 13 at the JW Marriott in Austin, Texas, SXSW will honor 10 amazing people helping communities all over the world at the Dewey Winburne Community Service Awards. We wanted to give you a preview of these honorees and their work, continuing each week until the March event....

Thursday, Feb 11, 2016

Session Preview: Building Great Data Visualizations: A Case Study

Written by Megan Collyer

Brooklynite Alana Range has worked on the Shifting Cities project and produced many data visualizations at Radish Lab. She’s also heavily focused on planning and storytelling there. This year, she’ll bring her session, “Building Great Data Visualizations: A Case Study” to SXSW Interactive to teach attendees how to turn their...

Thursday, Feb 11, 2016

Session Preview: Surviving Indie – A Real Look Behind Indie Game Dev

Written by Megan Collyer

A graduate of the inaugural class of Warren Spector’s Denius-Sams Gaming Academy at The University of Texas at Austin, Richard James Cook is an independent game developer and filmmaker of thirteen years. His documentary, "Pixel Poetry,” a movie about how games are perceived in modern culture, was released in 2014....

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