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Written by Corinna Burford | January 29, 2015

Target Gearheads and Musicians as Sponsor of the Gear Expo Lounge

Gain valuable brand exposure to hundreds of musicians, gear experts, industry reps and music fans as sponsor of the official Music Gear Expo Lounge.

Centrally located in the Exhibit Hall 5 of the Austin Convention Center, the lounge will be a comfortable place for musicians and gearheads to take...

2015 Session Spotlight: The Cast of Community on Moving to Digital

SXSW is all about community. How is this for proof? On Sunday, March 15, the cast and creators of the hit show Community will talk about their move to Yahoo, as part of SXSW 2015 Convergence programming. They'll share details on Season 6, which premieres during SXSW, and tell...

Written by Aurora Blase | January 28, 2015

SXSW Interactive Featured Session Speaker: Dr. George Church

Featured Sessions at the 2015 SXSW Interactive Festival showcase some of the world’s most innovative thinkers. Today’s installment of the Featured Session Feature focuses on Dr. George Church. At SXSW, catch his session Engineering Ourselves and Our Environments session on Monday, March 16th at 11:00am at the JW...

2015 SXSW Interactive Session Spotlight: An AI Future – It's Not What You Think

Ben Medlock, co-founder and Chief Technical Officer of SwiftKey, a British technology company aimed at making it easier for everyone to create and communicate on mobile, will speak at the 2015 SXSW Interactive Festival as part of a panel titled, An AI Future: It's Not What You...

2015 SXSW Interactive Session Spotlight: Engaged Journalism – Connecting With News Audiences

Author Jake Batsell of Dallas, will attend this year’s SXSW Interactive Festival for a specific purpose – to read and sign copies of his book, Engaged Journalism: Connecting With News Audiences. Engaged Journalism, will be released in February, and provides the first book-length overview of how news organizations...