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SXSW Gaming March 13-15, 2015
Written by Aurora Blase | February 11, 2015

Polls Closed! Thanks Gaming Community for Your Votes!

The voting period for the 2015 SXSW Gaming Awards has officially ended with tens of thousands of votes flooding the ballots.

Entries for the awards began in August, 2014 and closed in December, 2014. After these entries were extensively reviewed by the SXSW Gaming Advisory Board, the final selections...

2015 SXSW Interactive Session Spotlight: Does Playing Sports Equal Brain Damage?

New York Times sports contributor and Michigan State University sports journalist in residence Joanne Gerstner Joanne Gerstner, will moderate a discussion with Dr. Jeff Kutcher and ex-NFL star Ben Utecht at this year’s SXSW Interactive. Part of SXsports, the session Does Playing Sports Equal Brain...

Gadi Ben-Yehuda Photo courtesy of Speaker
Written by Megan Simpson | February 11, 2015

2015 SXSW Interactive Session Spotlight: The Share Economy is Failing – Abort or Retry?

Gadi Ben-Yehuda of Washington, DC knows more about the Share Economy than most. He has been in the civic innovation space for more than five years, working both for a municipality and the private sector, as an innovation specialist. At his third SXSW Interactive this March, he will present,...

Photo by Merrick Ales
Written by Corinna Burford | February 11, 2015

Discover SXSW Interactive’s Hottest Startups at Startup Spotlight

Meet some of 2015’s best up-and-coming companies at Startup Spotlight. This hands-on exhibition showcases some of SXSW Interactive’s most innovative new products, online services, mobile applications and more. Attendees are able to move between participating companies to view demos, try out designs and meet their creators....

Written by Aurora Blase | February 10, 2015

SXSW Interactive Featured Session Speaker: Brian Grazer

Featured Sessions at the 2015 SXSW Interactive Festival showcase some of the world’s most innovative thinkers. Today’s installment of the Featured Speaker Feature focuses on Brian Grazer. At SXSW, catch his session A Curious Mind: Inspiration for a Creative Life on Sunday, March 15th at 3:30 at the...

Photo by Jamil Muhaisen
Written by Corinna Burford | February 10, 2015

Host The SouthBites Trailer Park Showcase: Reach Food Industry, Panelists and Enthusiasts

Make the most of your SXSW by connecting with SouthBites panelists, food media and enthusiasts, and a new crop of literal tastemakers at the the SouthBites Trailer Park Showcase. Held at the SouthBites Trailer Park lot, this event will highlight the delicious eats crafted by the chefs of participating...