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Great turnout at the Brooklyn Community Meet Up on January 27
Written by Andrew McNeill | January 28, 2014

SXSW Community Meet Up Recap from Brooklyn: Cold Weather Can’t Stop the Compelling Conversations!

The weather in Brooklyn on Monday evening was frigid — but the crowd was hot as the SXSW staff wrapped up the traveling road show portion of its Community Meet Ups at Berry Park. Digital creatives from all over the city that never sleeps joined us to talk about...

Michael Schwartz discusses identity and privacy at SXSW 2014
Written by Megan Simpson | January 28, 2014

2014 SXSW Interactive Session Spotlight: Who Are You? From Meat to Electrons & Back Again

This March, the 2014 SXSW Interactive Festival in Austin will present more than 800 sessions including many in the Social and Privacy track. In today’s Session Spotlight, we talk to Gluu CEO and Founder, Michael Schwartz, about his SXSW solo presentation titled, “Who are you?...

SXSW Comedy 2014: Panels with Seth Meyers, Portlandia, Pete Holmes, and More

Each year, SXSW Comedy offers a selection of panels with a focus on humor and the creative process. This year, SXSW Comedy will present sessions featuring Seth Meyers, Fred Armisen, Carrie Brownstein, Pete Holmes, Jeffrey Tambor, Olivia Munn and more. Comedy panels are a part of SXSW Convergence,...

David Carr and Eli Pariser discuss content at SXSW on March 10
Written by Todd Hansen | January 28, 2014

David Carr and Eli Pariser: The Ongoing Human Content vs Robot Content Debate

Do you dream of viral content? Then you must attend the conversation at SXSW 2014 between journalist David Carr and Eli Pariser, founder of much-ballyhooed Upworthy.

Carr spends his time wielding his keyboard into dissecting the current climate of media and technology for the New York...

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...