Wednesday Aug 19th, 2015

SXSWfm's HAAM Benefit Day 2015 Special Now Streaming on Mixcloud [Audio]

Written by Rory Burbeck

SXSWfm aired a special hour for the upcoming HAAM Benefit Day in Austin on September 1. SXSWfm will present it's own showcase benefitting the Health Alliance for Austin Musicians that evening, with a lineup that includes Ringo Deathstarr, The Well, The Ghost Wolves and Moving Panoramas.

Wednesday Aug 19th, 2015

Crowdsourced Democracy: Lawrence Lessig [Video]

Written by Hugh Forrest

From Supreme Court Clerk to the Founder of Creative Commons, Lawrence Lessig has amassed an incredible career in service of the public good. Earlier this summer, he announced his unique campaign for president for 2016. Unique, indeed — his single-issue campaign will only move forward if he...

Tuesday Aug 18th, 2015

Inside the PanelPicker: Austin, Sex and Books Decrease in 2016

Written by Hugh Forrest

On Monday, August 10, SXSW launched public voting and commentary on the 4000+ speaking proposals in the 2016 PanelPicker. This process remains open through Friday, September 4 and the bulk of accepted sessions from the PanelPicker will be announced October 19. The open-nature of this interface reflects the...