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Julian Assange speaks at SXSW on Saturday, March 8
Written by Hugh Forrest | February 19, 2014

The SXSW Interactive Featured Session Feature: Julian Assange

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 Julian Assanage, the founder of WikiLeaks. At SXSW, attend his session “A Virtual Conversation with Julian Assange” session on Saturday, March 8...

At SXSW 2014, Sarah Robb O'Hagen talks about the quantified self movement
Written by Megan Simpson | February 19, 2014

2014 SXSW Interactive Session Spotlight: I Sing The Body Digital - The Quantified Self

As the President of Equinox, a leading global fitness company, Sarah Robb O’Hagan works with experts in the areas of exercise, nutrition and sleep, as well as tech experts from Silicon Valley. She has a unique perspective on the Quantified Self Movement , and focuses on how...

Vote for your favorite game before the February 21 deadline
Written by Matthew Crump | February 19, 2014

February 21 Deadline: Vote for Your Favorite Titles for the 2014 SXSW Gaming Awards!

Have you placed your votes for the 2014 SXSW Gaming Awards? Yes, there is still time, and the SXSW Gaming Awards needs your input! Check the list of categories and finalists here. Then, please visit our online public ballot, and get your votes in. The public ballot runs...

Fast Company & SXSW Present: An Oral History of SXSW Interactive

Two decades ago, when SXSW Interactive (then the SXSW Multimedia Conference) started, the “festival” consisted of a handful of panels and a few hundred attendees housed in the meeting space of one hotel in downtown Austin. Today, SXSWi has become a launching pad for startups -- including Twitter and Foursquare...

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Written by Corinna Burford | February 19, 2014

Benefit Your Social Enterprise by Meeting With The Pros!

The SXSW Social Good Hub was created to connect professionals at SXSW who are working towards common good. Gain valuable insight from our lineup of seasoned professionals across industries Monday, March 10th at Bungalow. Meet with experts from ONE.org, The United Nations Foundation, Whole Planet Foundation, branding and political...