SXSW News

Dean Kamen returns to SXSW on Sunday, March 9
Written by Jessica Cox | October 29, 2013

Dean Kamen to Present on Equipping the Next Generation on Sunday, March 9

Master inventor, engineer and humanitarian Dean Kamen joins the 2014 SXSW Interactive Festival Featured Speaker lineup on Sunday, March 9. 

You may know Kamen from his ground-breaking inventions including the Auto Syringe, the Segway, revolutionary wheelchairs, assistive devices and the “Luke” robotic arm. Or you may know...

Adam Savage keynotes SXSW Interactive on March 10
Written by Shawn O'Keefe | October 29, 2013

Adam Savage to Keynote SXSW Interactive on Monday, March 10

Sharing creative approaches to learning, promoting science education and fostering DIY culture make for key parts of the SXSW Interactive experience. With these tenets in mind, SXSW Interactive is thrilled to announce that mad scientist and special effects wizard Adam Savage will deliver the keynote on Monday, March...

SXSW 2008 Keynote Lou Reed
Written by Andy Flynn | October 28, 2013

SXSW Remembers Lou Reed

Lou Reed died Sunday, October 27 in New York City. A musician, artist, and cultural giant, Reed’s work advanced the sound and scope of rock and roll. With The Velvet Underground, he explored avant-garde music and dark lyrical themes, sparking punk rock and inspiring countless musicians. After the Velvets, Reed...

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