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2014 SXSW Interactive Session Spotlight: The New Startup Garage for Innovation? Libraries!

Janie Hermann has worked in libraries for almost twenty years, in the areas of technology training, business outreach and research. Currently, she serves as Public Programming Librarian at the Princeton Public Library. She is always seeking new partnerships and ways to keep libraries relevant. This year at SXSW...

So much convergence at SXSW 2014!
Written by Hugh Forrest | March 6, 2014

So Much Incredible Industry Convergence at SXSW 2014!

A unique mix of uber-creative professionals from three different industries (Interactive, Film and Music) helps make SXSWeek such an amazing experience. From SXsports sessions to Ballroom D programming, the Convergence section of the SXSW website explains all your options to connect with professional from other industries. Maximize...

2014 SXSW Interactive Session Spotlight: Putting a Real-Time Face on Polling

Philip Resnik has many thoughts to share about his panel at SXSW Interactive, “Putting a Real-Time Face on Polling". A professor from the University of Maryland, Resnick does research in computational linguistics, with interests both in the application of natural language processing techniques to practical problems such...

The LP Questionnaire/Pick Three - Drennon Davis

Drennon Davis is real funny, real innovative and real cute.

His imaginative twists on stand-up comedy involve original music, ridiculous characters and impressions and animation. He's bringing his live musical comedy show, the Imaginary Radio Program, to our city next week.

Drennon lives in San Francisco and has...

Austin Skyline by Lizzie Brenner
Written by Julie Yost | March 6, 2014

Catch Up with SXSW Eco at SXSW Film & Interactive

SXSW Film and Interactive officially begin tomorrow, meaning that thousands of creatives will converge in Austin to discover new and exciting technologies, breakthroughs in storytelling and the next great ideas. At SXSW Eco each October, we also celebrate creativity and innovation through an exploration of the initiatives poised to...

Read the SXSW session recommendations from Catherine Crago Blanton
Written by Hugh Forrest | March 6, 2014

SXSW Interactive Content Recommendations From the Community: Catherine Crago Blanton

Catherine Crago Blanton celebrates just over a decade of SXSW Interactivity and serves on the event's Advisory Board. She lives in Austin and works at home and abroad as managing director of Diversity Interactive. A semiconductor industry veteran, she's most interested in how people balance diverse viewpoints and cross...