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The 2014 SXSW Music Conference
Written by Rory Burbeck | January 27, 2015

Music Conference Spotlight: Next Phase of Digital Discovery & Content Curation

Throughout the history of the internet, musical tastemakers have come and gone. There now seems to be a divide over machine-curated and human-curated music services - more specifically, which sources offer the better experience?

So, what does the future hold for digital music discovery? Five speakers - including David Porter...

Interactive Innovation Awards happen Tuesday evening, March 17 at the Hilton Downtown Austin
Written by Aurora Blase | January 27, 2015

2015 Interactive Innovation Awards Finalists Unveiled

The SXSW Interactive Festival prizes creative innovation in the connected world. Previously called the Interactive Awards, the SXSW Interactive Innovation Awards showcases the evolving and broadening scope of the digital industry by reflecting the increasingly multifaceted and diverse ecosystem of platforms, software, apps and devices. Beyond the new name,...

Lyft CEO Logan Green is Monday, March 16 Interactive Keynote Photo courtesy of talent
Written by Todd Hansen | January 27, 2015

Lyft CEO Logan Green Will Drive Interactive Keynote Monday, March 16

Logan Green, co-founder and CEO of Lyft has a vision to fill the 80 percent of empty seats on the road and ultimately transform the face of transportation around the world. Long fascinated by innovation in transportation, Green grew up in Southern California and spent a lot of his...

Written by Megan Simpson | January 26, 2015

2015 SXSW Interactive Session Spotlight: An American Coder In Paris

San Francisco resident, Niko Felix, is organizing a unique session for SXSW Interactive this year. The solo presentation, featuring speaker Scott Chacon, offers an inside look at what it’s like to be An American Coder in Paris, as the title of the session suggests. Chacon is the co-founder of...