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2014 SXSW Interactive Session Spotlight: Unmanned Government - The Autonomous Future

Samra Kasim has a background in public policy and works as a consultant serving the public sector. Due to this, she injects a unique public sector perspective into the conversation about unmanned vehicles. Together with partner, Matt Caccavale, she has published articles in Slate, NextGov, and...

Check out the new SXswag.
Written by Corinna Burford | March 4, 2014

Log In to The New SXswag for Exclusive Offers and Great Prizes

SXswag, SXSW's online swag redemption service is bigger and better than ever this year!

Open to all SXSW registrants via SXsocial, swag features a selection of awesome instantly redeemable offers - including music samplers from SXSW showcase presenters, exclusive discounts, app downloads and other freebies - plus a...

Monday, March 10: Edward Snowden to Speak at SXSW Interactive Via Videoconference

Surveillance and online privacy look to be one of the biggest topics of conversation at the 2014 SXSW Interactive Festival. The number of sessions on this topic reflect the importance of this issue to the digital creatives who converge in Austin each March. As organizers, SXSW agrees that a healthy...

2014 SXSW Interactive Session Spotlight: Frugal Innovation - Simple Designs To Improve Lives

José‎ Briones was born in Mexico and immigrated to the United States when he was twenty years old. He has commercial and technical experience in the manufacturing and technology industries, and has held positions in the areas of marketing, innovation, sales, engineering and research and design with Fortune 300...

Attend the IEEE Party at SXSW on Sunday evening, March 9
Written by Hugh Forrest | March 4, 2014

Sunday Evening, March 9: IEEE Technology for Humanity Party at the Driskill Hotel

For 2014, the SXSW Interactive Festival boasts more than 800 amazing daytime sessions, covering topics that range from code to cooking, from Bitcoin to blogging, from social good to sports. We also boast dozens of evening evenings that help you make new connections that can help take your...