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SXSW Interactive Festival March 13-22, 2015
Written by Todd Hansen | October 23, 2014

Martine Rothblatt to Keynote Sunday, March 15

Martine Rothblatt is a transhumanist, pharma tycoon, satellite entrepreneur and philosopher. A transgendered activist, startup artist and purveyor of a vision of the future where we have beaten death, Rothblatt was born male but is now the highest-paid female executive in America. But that is far from the thing that defines her. Just...

Workshops at the new JW Marriott
Written by Nanci Lancaster | October 23, 2014

SXSW Interactive 2015 Workshops Were Announced on Monday! Don't Miss Out - Buy a Badge Before Oct. 25!

On Monday, October 20, we announced over 600 SXSW Interactive sessions for 2015. Amongst these incredible sessions were over 60 workshops, spreading across 10 different themes to offer our registrants a wide variety of new topics and skills to learn. Workshops differ from our other formats with the...

Kehinde Wiley: An Economy of Grace photo by Jason Wyche
Written by Claudette Godfrey | October 22, 2014

SXSW 2014 Documentary Short Winner Kehinde Wiley Makes Oscar Shortlist

We couldn't be more excited that our SXSW 2014 Documentary Short Winner Kehinde Wiley: An Economy of Grace has made the Oscar Shortlist! From this list of eight films, three to five will eventually be nominated for the Documentary Short Subject Oscar. Since SXSW is among the festivals ...