Thursday Mar 19th, 2015

Recap: Astro Teller’s Keynote on Tuesday, March 17

Written by Megan Simpson

Moonshots and Reality was the keynote topic of Dr. Astro Teller, Google’s Captain of Moonshots, at SXSW Interactive on Tuesday. Presenting to a packed auditorium in the Austin Convention Center, Dr. Teller encouraged the audience to harness their failures, saying creative, productive failure is what helps the Google[x] team...

Tuesday Mar 17th, 2015

808: Ground Shaking Beats with Funkmaster Flex, Hank Shocklee & More

Written by Rory Burbeck

You may not know it, but you've likely heard the sound of a Roland TR808, the drum machine that forever changed music.

Following up on the world premiere of 808 during the SXSW Film Festival last week, Arthur Baker will lead a panel that includes the legendary Funkmaster Flex, producer...