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Richard Goldsmith talks about the maker movement at SXSW 2014
Written by Megan Simpson | February 18, 2014

2014 SXSW Interactive Session Spotlight: Maker Culture & Digital Marketing

Richard Goldsmith has more than 15 years of experience in digital, working for brands like Microsoft, Capital One, Jim Beam and Craftsman to change the way they engage with their consumers. Previously, as a journalist for USA Today, he developed an eye for identifying...

Filmmakers Dan Beers, Michael Obert and Michael Johnson
Written by Jim Kolmar | February 18, 2014

Filmmakers in Focus - Premature, Song From the Forest and The Wilderness of James

The three very different films featured in today's Filmmakers in Focus, all drawn from the Visions section. As filmmaker Dan Beers says, Premature is essentially "Groundhog Day, but with orgasms". Michael Obert's poetic documentary Song from the Forest follows American Louis Sarno as he makes his life with a Pygmy...

At SXSW 2014, Felicia Harris covers the obesity epidemic in the African American community
Written by Megan Simpson | February 18, 2014

2014 SXSW Interactive Session Spotlight: Hashtag Intervention - Why #BlackGirlsRun

This installment of the Session Spotlight features “Hashtag Intervention: Why #BlackGirlsRun” and new media guru Felicia Harris, Doctoral Intern for New Media at the University of Georgia. Together with Ashley Hicks, Chief Visionary Officer for #BlackGirlsRun, Harris will discuss the power of social media and a...

Anne Wojcicki keynotes SXSW Interactive on Sunday, March 9!
Written by Hugh Forrest | February 18, 2014

SXSW 2014 Keynote Profile: Anne Wojcicki Talks About the Future of Genetics

Keynotes at the 2014 SXSW Interactive Festival occur at 2:00 pm on Friday, March 7 through Tuesday, March 11. These keynotes occur in Exhibit Hall 5 of the Austin Convention Center -- the keynote is also simulcast at various other rooms throughout the SXSW Interactive venue system. Today’s...

New Yorker Cartoon Editor Bob Mankoff talks crowdsourcing humor at SXSW on March 10
Written by Jessica Cox | February 18, 2014

Cartoon Contest for SXSW Speaker Bob Mankoff: Provide the Caption and Win!

Caption enthusiast, cartoon extraordinaire Bob Mankoff talks Crowdsourcing Humor at SXSW on Monday, March 10 at 5:00 PM in Hilton Salon H.

Mankoff is cartoon editor for The New Yorker magazine and founder of Cartoon Bank an online archive of 120,000+ classic cartoons. His creation of this...

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