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Is Las Vegas the nation's next great tech hub?
Written by Hugh Forrest | April 15, 2014

The Atlantic Explores Tony Hsieh and the Las Vegas Tech Scene

Forget San Francisco. Forget Portland. Forget Austin. Is Las Vegas America’s next great hotbed of technology and creativity? Derek Thompson of the Atlantic explores this question in a recently-published blog post:

The idea that Sin City also fancies itself the next great tech hub might have struck someone from...

Read the New York Magazine account of the Google Glass Meet Up at SXSW 2014
Written by Hugh Forrest | April 15, 2014

Press About the 2014 SXSW Interactive Festival: New York Magazine and the Google Glass Meet Up

Thousands of representatives from electronic and traditional media outlets descend on Austin every spring to report on all the creativity, innovation and inspiration that happens at the SXSW Interactive Festival. Other content about the event is published via personal and company blog posts.

One of our favorite recap essays was...

See John Maeda keynote at SXSW V2V 2014 in Las Vegas
Written by Hugh Forrest | April 14, 2014

SXSW V2V Keynote Speaker John Maeda Featured in Fast Company

"People in technology generally don’t understand what design is,” says John Maeda in a recently-published Fast Company interview. President of the Rhode Island School of Design from 2008 to 2013, Maeda is currently serving as a Design Partner at Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers. Read more of his...

Deadline Day: April 13 is the Last Day to Apply to Speak at SXSW V2V

This week, we've shared great content from 2013 SXSW V2V speakers like Ethan Duggan, Roman Karachinsky and Dave Knox. Today we bring you Social Entreprenuer, Lauren Bush Lauren of FEED Projects, who delivered the closing keynote remarks at last year's event. 

Lauren joined Inc. contributing editor...

Read the recap of SXSW Interactive 2014 from Martin Waxman
Written by Hugh Forrest | April 13, 2014

Press About the 2014 SXSW Interactive Festival: Martin Waxman Talks Geek Nirvana

Thousands of representatives from electronic and traditional media outlets descend on Austin every spring to report on all the creativity, innovation and inspiration that happens at the SXSW Interactive Festival. Other content about the event is published via personal and company blog posts.

One of our favorite recap essays comes...

SXSW V2V PanelPicker and V2Venture Entry Deadlines Extended Though the Weekend

Good news! If you are frantically trying to complete your 2014 SXSW V2V PanelPicker entry or your 2014 V2Venture application before today's midnight deadline, you now have just a little more time. As is our SXSW custom, we are extending these deadlines through the weekend. What...

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