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2014 SXSW Interactive Session Spotlight: Digitally Democratizing Education

Katrin Macmillan founded Projects For All in 2013 with the aim of helping communities solve their problems to improve their lives and ours. This installment of the Session Spotlight features Macmillan’s SXSW Interactive panel titled, “Digitally Democratizing Education”, which will discuss democratizing access to education by implementing digital...

Bruce Sterling returns to SXSW Interactive on Tuesday, March 11
Written by Hugh Forrest | February 5, 2014

The SXSW Interactive Featured Session Feature: Closing Speaker Bruce Sterling

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 author / critical thinker / futurist / essayist Bruce Sterling. His ever-popular “Closing Remarks” are scheduled for Tuesday afternoon, March 11 at...

Kevin Bacon speaks at SXSW on Saturday, March 8
Written by Hugh Forrest | February 5, 2014

Six Degrees of Kevin Bacon at SXSW on March 8: A Social Phenomenon Turns 20

On Saturday, March 8 at 3:30 pm, “Six Degrees of Kevin Bacon: A Social Phenomenon Turns 20” comes to Ballroom D of the Austin Convention Center. In today’s digital age, the success of a video, image or news story is determined by its ability to go social. Rarely does...

Mark Cuban goes one-on-one with Guy Kawasaki on March 8 at SXSW
Written by Jessica Cox | February 5, 2014

Mark Cuban in Conversation with Guy Kawasaki at SXSW Interactive on Saturday, March 8

Internet pioneer, billionaire, angel investor, Mavericks owner Mark Cuban assesses the current state of technology, innovation, and entrepreneurship with Silicon Valley veteran Guy Kawasaki on Saturday, March 8 at 5pm at SXSW Interactive.

From a bartender sleeping on the floor in a cheap apartment, to a billionaire...

2014 SXSW Interactive Session Spotlight: Star Trek UX|UI Rules for Phones, Tablets, and TVs

With just weeks until the 2014 SXSW Interactive Festival begins, the Session Spotlight blog is working hard to bring you information about the most interesting sessions and speakers in Austin this year. In this installment, we talk to Anjuan Simmons, a technologist who has implemented software solutions as an...