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So much convergence at SXSW 2014!
Written by Hugh Forrest | March 6, 2014

So Much Incredible Industry Convergence at SXSW 2014!

A unique mix of uber-creative professionals from three different industries (Interactive, Film and Music) helps make SXSWeek such an amazing experience. From SXsports sessions to Ballroom D programming, the Convergence section of the SXSW website explains all your options to connect with professional from other industries. Maximize...

2014 SXSW Interactive Session Spotlight: Putting a Real-Time Face on Polling

Philip Resnik has many thoughts to share about his panel at SXSW Interactive, “Putting a Real-Time Face on Polling". A professor from the University of Maryland, Resnick does research in computational linguistics, with interests both in the application of natural language processing techniques to practical problems such...

The LP Questionnaire/Pick Three - Drennon Davis

Drennon Davis is real funny, real innovative and real cute.

His imaginative twists on stand-up comedy involve original music, ridiculous characters and impressions and animation. He's bringing his live musical comedy show, the Imaginary Radio Program, to our city next week.

Drennon lives in San Francisco and has...

Austin Skyline by Lizzie Brenner
Written by Julie Yost | March 6, 2014

Catch Up with SXSW Eco at SXSW Film & Interactive

SXSW Film and Interactive officially begin tomorrow, meaning that thousands of creatives will converge in Austin to discover new and exciting technologies, breakthroughs in storytelling and the next great ideas. At SXSW Eco each October, we also celebrate creativity and innovation through an exploration of the initiatives poised to...

Read the SXSW session recommendations from Catherine Crago Blanton
Written by Hugh Forrest | March 6, 2014

SXSW Interactive Content Recommendations From the Community: Catherine Crago Blanton

Catherine Crago Blanton celebrates just over a decade of SXSW Interactivity and serves on the event's Advisory Board. She lives in Austin and works at home and abroad as managing director of Diversity Interactive. A semiconductor industry veteran, she's most interested in how people balance diverse viewpoints and cross...

3M Idea Exchange
Written by Corinna Burford | March 6, 2014

3M Rewards SXSW Attendees For Sharing Ideas Forward at the 3M Idea Exchange

Every great innovation begins with an idea. Often, the greatest innovations stem from the most uncommon of connections…different ideas, diverse cultures, unrelated technologies, multiple people, and the list goes on. his philosophy is central to what SXSW represents and has powered innovation at 3M for more than 100 years.

In...

Attend the FREE Dewey Winburne Community Service Awards on March 6
Written by Hugh Forrest | March 6, 2014

Thursday Evening, March 6: Be Inspired by Attending the FREE 2014 Dewey Awards!

Curious to meet the next generation of those who are making a difference in their communities? If so, then join us for the FREE, open-to-the-public Dewey Winburne Community Service Awards ceremony happening on March 6 at 7pm in downtown Austin. This event features food, beverages, and music -- plus a chance to learn more about one of the...