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SXSWedu Party by JW Walthall
Written by Jessica MacCall | February 4, 2014

SXSWedu Closing Keynote + Huge Programming Announcement!

The SXSWedu Conference & Festival convenes education’s most energetic and innovative leaders from all backgrounds of the learning landscape in Austin, Texas, every March to connect, collaborate, create and change how we teach and learn. An action-packed lineup of announcements for SXSWedu 2014 was revealed today including Keynote speaker...

Chelsea Clinton will keynote SXSW Interactive 2014 on Tuesday, March 11
Written by Shawn O'Keefe | February 4, 2014

March 11 Keynote Speaker: Chelsea Clinton to Inspire at SXSW Interactive

At SXSW Interactive 2014, attendees surround themselves with thousands of bright people and thousands of transformative ideas. What should attendees do with the renewed sense of energy, creativity and inspiration after experiencing four days of the Interactive event? Attend the Tuesday keynote at 2:00pm on March 11 and discover...

Buy your SXSW Interactive badge before end of day Feb 7 and save $100
Written by Hugh Forrest | February 4, 2014

A Century of Savings: $100 Discount If You Buy Your SXSW Interactive Badge This Week

Registration fees for the 2014 SXSW Interactive Festival increase by $100 at the end of the day on Friday, February 7. So what are you waiting for? Buy your badge now and take advantage of all the amazing opportunities available in Austin in March. SXSW Interactive Festival registrants enjoy...

2014 SXSW Interactive Session Spotlight: The Indie Science Revolution

Jacob Shiach wants to share his own experiences in the hope that others will take the leap to become an indie scientists. In this installment of the Session Spotlight, we learn about Shiach’s 2014 SXSW Interactive panel, “The Indie Science Revolution”. The panel promises to share why independent...

Bitcoin Boom at SXSW: Fred Ehrsam of Coinbase Talks With Rolfe Winkler on Monday, March 10

Fred Ehrsam, co-founder of Coinbase, joins Rolfe Winkler of WSJD for an engaging conversation on the evolution and future of Bitcoin on Monday, March 10 at 12:30pm in Ballroom D.

Coinbase, known to many as the most well respected bitcoin wallet service, supports 890,000 consumer wallets, serves 22,000...

2014 SXSW Interactive Session Spotlight: The New Augmented Order - Gov & Augmented Reality

Describing SXSW as an “intellectually curious Disney World,” Christian Doolin will travel to this year’s 2014 SXSW Interactive Festival from Washington, DC. His panel (and the focus of this installment of the Session Spotlight) is titled, “The New Augmented Order: Gov & Augmented Reality.” Read on to learn more...

Awesome turnout at the SXSW Community Meet Up in Austin on February 3
Written by Danielle Zamora | February 4, 2014

SXSW Community Meet Up Recap from Austin: Great Way to Close the 2014 Networking Tour!

That’s a wrap for our pre-event Community Meet Ups tour! Last night, digital creatives from the Austin area braved the (surprisingly) cold Texas weather to network and talk all things SXSW! Great conversations were had and connections were made in anticipation for SXSW Interactive in March. As well, the...