2014 SXSW PanelPicker: By the Numbers

Written by Hugh Forrest | September 4, 2013

So many great proposals in the 2014 SXSW PanelPicker

Using the search field at the top of the SXSW PanelPicker voting interface allows you to find the proposals that you are most interested in. So, what happens when you plug various buzz words into this box? See below for a compilation of some of the more interesting results. Also, please don't delay in doing your searching -- SXSW PanelPicker voting for the 2014 season closes at the end of the day on Friday, September 6.

  • 805 proposals whose description includes the word "social"
  • 553 proposals whose description includes the word "design"
  • 442 proposals whose description includes the word "mobile"
  • 370 proposals whose description includes the word "engage"
  • 342 proposals whose description includes the word "startup" or "start-up"
  • 335 proposals whose description includes the word "fun"
  • 279 proposals whose description includes the word "play"
  • 279 proposals whose description includes the word "creative"
  • 228 proposals whose description includes the word "conversation"
  • 168 proposals whose description includes the word "Facebook"
  • 146 proposals whose description includes the word "Twitter"
  • 153 proposals whose description includes the word "innovative"
  • 122 proposals whose description includes the word "love"
  • 111 proposals whose description includes the word "inspire"
  • 64 proposals whose description includes the word "nonprofit" or "non-profit"
  • 63 proposals whose description includes the word "viral"
  • 63 proposals whose description includes the word "cloud"
  • 59 proposals whose description includes the word "food"
  • 56 proposals whose description includes the word "fashion"
  • 41 proposals whose description includes the word "offline"
  • 35 proposals whose description includes the word "sex"
  • 28 proposals whose description includes the word "DIY"
  • 26 proposals whose description includes the word "death"
  • 19 proposals whose description includes the word "meme"
  • 18 proposals whose description includes the word "NSA"
  • 17 proposals whose description includes the word "Obama"
  • 17 proposals whose description includes the word "bootstrap"
  • 9 proposals whose description includes the word "Snowden"