South By Southwest™ Interactive News

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Written by Megan Simpson | March 19, 2015

Recap: Astro Teller’s Keynote on Tuesday, March 17

Moonshots and Reality was the keynote topic of Dr. Astro Teller, Google’s Captain of Moonshots, at SXSW Interactive on Tuesday. Presenting to a packed auditorium in the Austin Convention Center, Dr. Teller encouraged the audience to harness their failures, saying creative, productive failure is what helps the Google[x] team...

SXSW Eco Light Garden - photo by Houndstooth
Written by Jordan Roberts | March 18, 2015

Join Us for the SXSW Eco Light Garden in Republic Square Park

Join us for the SXSW Eco Light Garden at Republic Square Park to explore LED based art installations. Experience Wave Wall by Houndstooth, or interact with Primary Sound created by local group Gavvot Productions. Austin's own Ink Tank will bring an enchanted wishing well, Praxis Creatives will make the...

Cody Simpson. Photo by Nick Onken.
Written by Corinna Burford | March 18, 2015

The United Nations With Support From MixRadio Brings International Day Of Happiness To SXSW 2015

This week, a host of global superstars have teamed up with the United Nations and music streaming service, MixRadio, to launch the #HappySoundsLike campaign, marking and raising awareness of International Day of Happiness.

What's Happening! March 17 - Music, Film & Interactive PM Edition

Greetings, earthlings!! SXSW Music is in full swing (as you can see above), we're bidding a fond farewell to Interactive, and Film rolls on like a trooper.

Whether you're coming or going, we're so glad you've joined us. Here's just a smattering of tonight's splendid events.

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Watch SXSW On Video: Princess Reema Bint Bandar Al Saud's Interactive Keynote

Did you miss Saturday's Interactive Keynote, Princess Reema’s Mission to Empower Saudi Women, presented by Princess Reema Bint Bandar Al-Saud? Watch a replay of the interview-style Keynote, where Princess Reema discussed the taboos and struggles women face in Saudi Arabia....