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Business models for social good is a big focus of attention at SXSW 2014
Written by Tammy Lynn Gilmore | November 15, 2013

2014 SXSW Session Preview: Creating Business Models for Social Good

One of the trends we've seen break out of our PanelPicker-generated confirmed sessions for SXSW Interactive 2014 has been in the area of people using their talents and business acumen to create a better world. Although this trend seems to permeate our programming for the coming year, there are particularly...

Joi Ito is the 2014 SXSW Interactive Hall of Fame inductee
Written by Hugh Forrest | November 14, 2013

2014 SXSW Interactive Hall of Fame Inductee: Joi Ito of the MIT Media Lab

The SXSW Interactive Festival Hall of Fame honors trend-setters who have pushed the industry forward via a history of innovative thinking. In 2012, the first-ever Hall of Fame inductee was web design legend Jeffrey Zeldman. In 2013, the award went to danah boyd, an expert on social media (particularly...

Anne Wojcicki keynotes SXSW Interactive on March 9!
Written by Shawn O'Keefe | November 13, 2013

Anne Wojcicki of 23andMe to Keynote SXSW Interactive on Sunday, March 9

Is DNA the programming language of the future? What role do genetics and personalized medicine play in the healthcare revolution? Can big data and community unlock secrets to a healthier life? Join Anne Wojcicki, CEO and co-founder of 23andMe, for a keynote presentation at the 2014 SXSW Interactive...

Attend Austin Comic Con
Written by Corinna Burford | November 13, 2013

Win VIP Passes to the Wizard World Austin Comic Con

Austin Comic Con is coming to town November 22-24 and bringing with it a unique selection of programming and special guests including Robert Rodriguez, Stan Lee, William Shatner and many more! Hosted in the Austin Convention Center, this event highlights the latest series premieres, panel discussions and of course incredible...

2014 SXSW Session Preview: Where Do Sports Fans Choose to Watch Their Favorite Teams?

Advances in technology make it easier every day to enjoy sports from the comfort of your living room. From large, high-definition TVs to creative second screen experiences and a full suite of games from services like NFL Sunday Ticket, NBA League Pass and more, there are more and more strong...