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At SXSW 2014, Megan Kushner explores questions of poverty in America
Written by Megan Simpson | February 19, 2014

2014 SXSW Interactive Session Spotlight: Listening to People in Need - Lessons for America

This installment of the Session Spotlight features Megan Kashner, a clinical social worker and an MBA. Kashner has spent her career walking alongside low-income families in America and effecting change, transformation and innovation in the systems and approaches to addressing poverty and self-determined success. As a social entrepreneur...

Richard Goldsmith talks about the maker movement at SXSW 2014
Written by Megan Simpson | February 18, 2014

2014 SXSW Interactive Session Spotlight: Maker Culture & Digital Marketing

Richard Goldsmith has more than 15 years of experience in digital, working for brands like Microsoft, Capital One, Jim Beam and Craftsman to change the way they engage with their consumers. Previously, as a journalist for USA Today, he developed an eye for identifying...

At SXSW 2014, Felicia Harris covers the obesity epidemic in the African American community
Written by Megan Simpson | February 18, 2014

2014 SXSW Interactive Session Spotlight: Hashtag Intervention - Why #BlackGirlsRun

This installment of the Session Spotlight features “Hashtag Intervention: Why #BlackGirlsRun” and new media guru Felicia Harris, Doctoral Intern for New Media at the University of Georgia. Together with Ashley Hicks, Chief Visionary Officer for #BlackGirlsRun, Harris will discuss the power of social media and a...

Anne Wojcicki keynotes SXSW Interactive on Sunday, March 9!
Written by Hugh Forrest | February 18, 2014

SXSW 2014 Keynote Profile: Anne Wojcicki Talks About the Future of Genetics

Keynotes at the 2014 SXSW Interactive Festival occur at 2:00 pm on Friday, March 7 through Tuesday, March 11. These keynotes occur in Exhibit Hall 5 of the Austin Convention Center -- the keynote is also simulcast at various other rooms throughout the SXSW Interactive venue system. Today’s...

New Yorker Cartoon Editor Bob Mankoff talks crowdsourcing humor at SXSW on March 10
Written by Jessica Cox | February 18, 2014

Cartoon Contest for SXSW Speaker Bob Mankoff: Provide the Caption and Win!

Caption enthusiast, cartoon extraordinaire Bob Mankoff talks Crowdsourcing Humor at SXSW on Monday, March 10 at 5:00 PM in Hilton Salon H.

Mankoff is cartoon editor for The New Yorker magazine and founder of Cartoon Bank an online archive of 120,000+ classic cartoons. His creation of this...