Interactive News

See Shaq talk wearables at SXSW Interactive on Sunday, March 9
Written by Hugh Forrest | February 7, 2014

Shaq Talks Wearables and Beyond at SXSW Interactive on Sunday, March 9

If you missed Shaquille O’Neal at the 2013 SXSW Interactive Festival, then don’t make the same mistake in 2014! After hailing himself as “the world’s tallest geek” at last year’s event, the Big Aristotle returns on Sunday, March 9 at 5:00 pm for a session titled “Wearables...

Workshop signup for SXSW 2014 has begun!
Written by Nanci Lancaster | February 7, 2014

SXSW Interactive Festival Workshops: Sign Up Now Or You Will Miss Out

The long-awaited, much-anticipated time has come! If you have a SXSW Interactive, Gold, or Platinum badge and your SXsocial account is activated, you can now reserve a seat at any SXSW Interactive workshop(s) of your choice!

These highly popular sessions are filling up fast, so go ...

Pick great sessions by browsing the Recommendations page on the SXSW website
Written by Hugh Forrest | February 6, 2014

The Best Sessions at SXSW Interactive 2014: Have You Checked Out the New Recommendations Page?

With more than 800 total sessions over the course of five days, the 2014 SXSW Interactive Festival offers so many different content options. Lost in all the choices? Don’t be. For some great ideas on spectacular daytime programming, please visit the new recommendations page on the SXSW website....

2014 SXSW Interactive Session Spotlight: Does Race Equal Racism Online?

In this installment of the Session Spotlight, speaker Jenny Korn promises that her Core Conversation will put the interactive into SXSW Interactive. The goal of her fishbowl discussion titled “Does Race Equal Racism Online? (Honestly)” is to give participants an opportunity to lend their voice to experiences...

Christie Nicholson interviews Neil deGrasse Tyson at SXSW Interactive
Written by Shawn O'Keefe | February 6, 2014

SXSW Interactive Keynote Update: Christie Nicholson to Interview Neil deGrasse Tyson on March 8

You may have seen FOX's promo during the Big Game last Sunday, and you've likely heard that COSMOS: A SpaceTime Odyssey, starring Dr. Neil deGrasse Tyson, will screen at a special event during the 2014 SXSW Film Festival. And you are probably already aware that everyone's favorite...

YouTube Sensations iJustine and SMOSH to Host the SXSW Gaming Awards on March 8

With these first few months of the new year, the annual award season is upon us! You didn’t think that SXSW Gaming would sit this one out, did you? Not a chance. Today, we PROUDLY announce our emcees for the 2014 SXSW Gaming Awards! Our emcees are stars in their...