SXSW News

Andrew Scheps at the 2014 SXSW Music Conference
Written by Rory Burbeck | July 14, 2014

The Distortion of Sound Features Notable Music Conference Alumni

“It’s a very, very odd time for music,” said Grammy Award-winning producer Andrew Scheps in the newly released short documentary The Distortion of Sound. Scheps, who spoke about digital sound quality at the 2014 SXSW Music Conference, was referring to the dual blessing and curse of modern music....

SXSW Interactive Evening Speaker Series with Kerry O'Connor 8/12/14
Written by Hugh Forrest | July 14, 2014

Meet City of Austin Chief Innovation Officer Kerry O'Connor on Tuesday, August 12

SXSW Interactive kicks off its Evening Speaker Series on Tuesday, August 12 at Palm Door (401 Sabine Street). The inaugural speaker in this series is Kerry O’Connor, who was recently appointed Chief Innovation Officer for the City of Austin.

O’Connor previously served as an Innovation Catalyst with the Research &...

Neil deGrasse Tyson as 2014 SXSW Interactive Keynote
Written by Anonymous | July 10, 2014

Go Back in Time with 2014 Interactive Keynote Neil deGrasse Tyson

Astrophysicist and television star Dr. Neil deGrasse Tyson explains what science means to him, and how it should be taught. With the re-boot of the series Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey airing in 170 countries and 45 languages, Tyson hopes not only to inform the world about the universe, but...

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