Sessions

Tuesday Keynote and More All-Star Programming Added to 2015 Event

Dr. Astro Teller currently oversees Google[x], Google’s moonshot factory for building magical, audaciously impactful ideas that can be brought to reality through science and technology.

Before joining Google, Astro was the co-founding CEO of Cerebellum Capital, Inc, an AI-based investment management firm. Previously, Astro was the co-founding CEO of BodyMedia,...

SXsports Warmup - The Basketball Tournament: A New Model for Sports?

On this week’s SXsports Session Warmup, we spoke to Luke Bonner, former professional basketball player and SXSW veteran. Bonner discussed his overseas basketball career, his post-basketball life, what he expects from SXsports, and, of course, his panel at SXsports 2015.

In his session The Basketball Tournament: A New...

Written by Sonja Silkey | February 26, 2015

SXSW Interactive Robot Petting Zoo Happens March 15th-17th

The 2015 SXSW Interactive Festival is hosting the event's first Robot Petting Zoo. The three-day session captures the world of robotics, highlighting the technologies past heroic actions and groundbreaking inventions. The Robot Petting Zoo will grant viewers the ability to interact, learn, and play with the devices. The robots...

Written by Sonja Silkey | February 26, 2015

SXSW Interactive Featured Session Speaker: Gary Vaynerchuk

Featured Sessions at the 2015 SXSW Interactive Festival showcase some of the world’s most innovative thinkers. Today’s installment of the Featured Session Feature focuses on Gary Vaynerchuk. At SXSW, catch his session *What It Really Takes to Win in Business on Saturday, March 14th at 3:30 at the Austin...

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Written by Megan Simpson | February 25, 2015

2015 SXSW Interactive Session Spotlight: A Million Medicis – Funding the content Revolution

David Dylan Thomas believes that we've gotten so used to treating digital content like physical goods, that we've forgotten how different they are…and how unsustainable that business model can be. In his Core Conversation, A Million Medicis: Funding the content Revolution Thomas will explore new directions for content consumption...

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Written by Megan Simpson | February 24, 2015

2015 SXSW Interactive Session Spotlight: Green Screen UX – Designing for Context

Justin Smith of Atlanta, Georgia will take the stage at this year’s Festival with his solo presentation titled, Green Screen UX: Designing for Context. A Senior UX Architect at Cartoon Network, Smith aims to bring fun and interesting examples to his presentation. His session, about designing from a...

Written by Sonja Silkey | February 24, 2015

SXSW Interactive Featured Session Speaker: Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss

Featured Sessions at the 2015 SXSW Interactive Festival showcase some of the world’s most innovative thinkers. Today’s installment of the Featured Speaker Feature focuses on Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss. At SXSW, catch their session Bitcoin: What It Needs To Succeed on Monday, March 16th at 5:00pm at the...

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