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What a keynote lineup for the 2014 SXSW Interactive Festival!!
Written by Hugh Forrest | January 25, 2014

2014 SXSW Interactive Keynotes Include Austin Kleon, Neil deGrasse Tyson, Anne Wojcicki, and Adam Savage

The 2014 SXSW Interactive Festival will include five incredible keynote speakers: Austin Kleon on Friday, March 7; Neil deGrasse Tyson on Saturday, March 8; Anne Wojcicki on Sunday, March 9; and Adam Savage on Monday, March 10.

Keynote sessions run from 2:00-3:00 pm in Exhibit...

Lots of alternative housing options still available for SXSW Interactive 2014
Written by Hugh Forrest | January 24, 2014

Many Lodging Options Still Available During 2014 SXSW Interactive Festival

Need a place to stay in Austin during the 2014 SXSW Interactive Festival? Yes, all official SXSW hotel blocks are sold out during the March 6-12 timeframe. But many alternative housing options remain available for you after you purchase your badge for the event.

Austinites have been enthusiastic...

At SXSW 2014, Carla Fisher talks about kids and games
Written by Megan Simpson | January 24, 2014

2014 SXSW Interactive Session Spotlight: A Gamer's Guide to Parenting

Dr. Carla Fisher is back for this year’s SXSW Interactive Festival. In 2012, she educated audiences with her panel, “What Left 4 Dead Can Teach Us About Kids Games”, which featured ideas about how to make games developmentally appropriate for children. This year, she will expand on that...

Sung Kim covers the next mobile experience at SXSW Interactive 2014
Written by Megan Simpson | January 24, 2014

2014 SXSW Interactive Session Spotlight: The Next Mobile Experience

Today’s Session Spotlight features Sung Kim, Founder of successful Kickstarter project, Gestures, Inc. and his SXSW presentation titled, “The Next Mobile Experience”. Sung is one of the many app designers who will present his idea at this year’s SXSW Interactive Festival, which features more than ...

SXsports Session Spotlight: How Future Star Athletes Are Being Discovered

We have been covering what can registrants expect when they land in Austin for the 2014 SXSW Interactive Festival this March for some time. But what about sessions in the new SXsports programming track, which is open to SXSW Interactive, Film, Gold and Platinum registrants? Today’s installment of the...