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So much brilliant book-related content at SXSW 2014!
Written by Hugh Forrest | February 24, 2014

Print Lives at SXSW! So Many Incredible Book Readings in March in Austin

Authors get front and center treatment at the SXSW Day Stage to present their latest works in Book Reading sessions. Discover recently (or soon-to-be) released titles in these short, but enlightening 20-minute sessions.  

Drop in as author David Burkus presents “The Myths of Creativity”, or learn how...

Attend the FREE Dewey Winburne Community Service Awards on March 6
Written by Hugh Forrest | February 23, 2014

Community Do-Gooders Rock SXSW: Attend the Dewey Awards for FREE on Thursday, March 6

If you want to get the most value out of the 2014 SXSW Interactive, then buying a badge is your best option. If buying a badge is completely out of the question, then remember that there are many different FREE events and activities at the 2014 SXSW Interactive...

See Chase Jarvis at SXSW on Monday, March 10
Written by Hugh Forrest | February 21, 2014

The SXSW Interactive Featured Session Feature: Chase Jarvis

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 Chase Jarvis of Chase Jarvis Photography. At SXSW, attend his session “Creativity is the New Literacy” session on Monday, March 10 at...

Secret co-founder David Byttow will be interviewed at SXSW on Saturday, March 8
Written by Jessica Cox | February 21, 2014

Social Networking Reengineered: David Byttow of Secret to Speak at SXSW on March 8

In the first public conversation since the app's launch, Secret co-founder David Byttow takes the SXSW stage to explain why we need anonymous social networks. This interview with TechCrunch's Josh Constine occurs on Saturday, March 8 at 5 pm in Ballroom D, immediately following the 6 Degress...

At SXSW 2014, Sara DeWitt leads a panel on girls, games and science
Written by Megan Simpson | February 21, 2014

2014 SXSW Interactive Session Spotlight: Hacking Princess Culture - Girls, Games, & Science

All three of the panelists for, “Hacking Princess Culture: Girls, Games, & Science” occupy worlds that can be unusual for women. Yet all three work in children's media, an industry that tends to be female-dominated. For this installment of the Session Spotlight, we spoke to panelist, Sara DeWitt,...

Visit the Bitcoin ATM at the 2014 SXSW Trade Show
Written by Hugh Forrest | February 21, 2014

The Currency of the Future? Visit the Bitcoin ATM at the 2014 SXSW Trade Show

Virtual currencies (such as Bitcoin) will be the focus of numerous sessions at the 2014 SXSW Interactive Festival, including an interview with Fred Ehrsam of CoinBase on Monday, March 10. Indeed, the digital creatives who come to Austin in March are fascinated with how these new online...