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At SXSW 2014, Brian Nordmann talks about global security and you
Written by Megan Simpson | January 28, 2014

2014 SXSW Interactive Session Spotlight: From Lettuce to Warheads – Global Security and You

With over 35 years experience in the development of sensors and 25 years coordinating technology development for arms control monitoring, Brian Nordmann of the U.S. Department of State will present a solo conversation at this year’s 2014 SXSW Interactive Festival. His presentation is the focus of today’s Session...

At SXSW 2014, learn about mobile technology solutions for the marginalized from Megan Trotter
Written by Megan Simpson | January 27, 2014

2014 SXSW Interactive Session Spotlight: Mobile Technology Solutions for the Marginalized

As part of the St Anthony's Foundation, the San Francisco-based Tenderloin Technology Lab works with non-native computer users who are primarily homeless. Megan Trotter is the Manager of this lab and the moderator of the SXSW Interactive panel, “Mobile Technology Solutions for the Marginalized”. Today’s Session...

Catch Andy Cohen on Friday, March 7 at SXSW Interactive
Written by Hugh Forrest | January 27, 2014

The SXSW Interactive Featured Session Feature: Andy Cohen of Bravo

Featured Sessions at the 2014 SXSW Interactive Festival showcase some of the world’s most innovative thinkers. Today’s installment of the Featured Session Feature focuses on Andy Cohen of Bravo. At SXSW, catch his session “Super Fandom in the Digital Age” session on Friday afternoon, March 7 at...

Jessica Chobot will host the SXSW Interactive Awards on Tuesday evening, March 11
Written by Andrew McNeill | January 27, 2014

Nerdist News Host Jessica Chobot to Emcee 17th SXSW Interactive Awards Ceremony on March 11

We are thrilled to announce that Jessica Chobot will emcee the 17th Annual SXSW Interactive Awards Ceremony presented by INNOCEAN on Tuesday evening, March 11.

Chobot currently serves as host for Nerdist News over at, as well as a freelance host for both TV and web....

Mike Dunn has organized a panel about UX and video games for SXSW Interactive 2014
Written by Megan Simpson | January 27, 2014

2014 SXSW Interactive Session Spotlight: Press Start to Begin – UX and Video Games

A ten-year veteran of SXSW Interactive, Michael Dunn credits the festival with being a vital part of his career. Today’s Session Spotlight features the panel he is organizing for the 2014 event, “Press Start to Begin – UX and Video Games”. Dunn’s is one of many gaming...