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2015 SXSW Interactive Session Spotlight: Crowd Sharing – Crowdfunding and Sourcing in Games

Crowd funding is often hailed as a way to free developers from the shackles of publishers, and as a way to make very specific products for very specific audiences. However, what seems to be missing is ongoing dialogue about building this into a self-sustaining ecosystem of development where the crowd...

SXsports Session Warmup: The Democratization of Sports Commentary

With tip-off for SXsports approaching rapidly, we spoke to André Pacheco, the Co-Founder of SecondMic, about his company, sports fanhood, and what he expects from SXsports for our first SXsports Session Warmup. In his panel The Democratization of Sports Commentary, Pacheco, along with Univision’s Eric Conrad, Mary...

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Written by Aurora Blase | January 29, 2015

Tonight: Live Interview with Forbes and Robot Petting Zoo Organizer Desiree Matel-Anderson

If you haven't perused the SXSW live schedule, then it's likely that you have missed a ton of awesome events that are to take place in March. One of those events is the Robot Petting Zoo which takes places March 15, 16 and 17 at the JW Marriott in...

2015 Session Spotlight: The Cast of Community on Moving to Digital

SXSW is all about community. How is this for proof? On Sunday, March 15, the cast and creators of the hit show Community will talk about their move to Yahoo, as part of SXSW 2015 Convergence programming. They'll share details on Season 6, which premieres during SXSW, and tell...

Written by Aurora Blase | January 28, 2015

SXSW Interactive Featured Session Speaker: Dr. George Church

Featured Sessions at the 2015 SXSW Interactive Festival showcase some of the world’s most innovative thinkers. Today’s installment of the Featured Session Feature focuses on Dr. George Church. At SXSW, catch his session Engineering Ourselves and Our Environments session on Monday, March 16th at 11:00am at the JW...

2015 SXSW Interactive Session Spotlight: An AI Future – It's Not What You Think

Ben Medlock, co-founder and Chief Technical Officer of SwiftKey, a British technology company aimed at making it easier for everyone to create and communicate on mobile, will speak at the 2015 SXSW Interactive Festival as part of a panel titled, An AI Future: It's Not What You...