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Check out the finalists for the 2014 SXSW Gaming Awards
Written by Matthew Crump | February 11, 2014

Finalists for the 2014 SXSW Gaming Awards Announced: See What Titles Made the List!

Over the last six months, the SXSW Gaming staff and our various industry judges have played and reviewed some truly stellar games, across every notable genre. Today, after hundreds of hours of that long (yet fun) process, we are ready to announce the finalists for the 2014 SXSW Gaming...

Mary Snauffer talks about personal archives in a digital world at SXSW 2014
Written by Megan Simpson | February 11, 2014

2014 SXSW Interactive Session Spotlight: How Do We Save Our Digital Lives?

During her Master's work at NYU, Mary Snauffer studied archiving, and how it was being affected by digital media formats, social networking sites and changing user behavior. Now, she’ll share that expertise at SXSW Interactive during her session, ““How Do We Save Our Digital Lives?” To learn more...

At SXSW 2014, attend Mike Vardy's session on mindful productivity
Written by Megan Simpson | February 10, 2014

2014 SXSW Interactive Session Spotlight: Mindful Productivity in a World of Interruption

Mike Vardy wants people to be more mindful when it comes to their work. He’s written about it for publications like 99u, The Huffington Post, Lifehacker, as well as many others. He’ll present “Mindful Productivity in a World of Interruption,” the topic of this installment...

Dimitry Grishin talks about consumer robots on March 8 at SXSW
Written by Hugh Forrest | February 10, 2014

The SXSW Interactive Featured Session Feature: Dmitry Grishin of Grishin Robotics

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 Dmitry Grishin of Grishin Robotics. At SXSW, catch his session “Consumer Robots Everywhere: The Next Big Thing” on Saturday afternoon, March 8...

At SXSW 2014, Lauren Bacon talks about having a healthy relationship with technology
Written by Megan Simpson | February 10, 2014

2014 SXSW Interactive Session Spotlight: Beyond Unplugging - Staying Sane Online

Lauren Bacon describes herself as "curious for a living.” Having first spoken at SXSW in 2007, she returns this year to lead the panel, “Beyond Unplugging - Staying Sane Online.” In this installment of the Session Spotlight we learn how Bacon suggests that people foster a healthy relationship...