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Friday, Feb 12, 2016

SXSW Filmmakers In Focus: And Punching the Clown, Gary Numan: Android In La La Land, I go back home - Jimmy Scott

Written by Christina Wiese

In the lead up to the March event, meet the filmmakers featured in the 2016 SXSW Film Program. In today's edition of Filmmakers In Focus meet 3 directors in our 24 Beats Per Second screening. Bonus: Open to all Music badges!

Friday, Feb 12, 2016

Iris Bohnet on Gender Equality and De-biasing Our Workplaces [Interview]

Written by Megan Collyer

Director of the Women and Public Policy Programat Harvard's Kenny School, Iris Bohnet, believes that by de-biasing organizations instead of individuals, we can make smart changes that have big impacts. During her presentation at SXSW this March, she’ll present her research and solutions for gender equality in the workplace, from...

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...

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