Recap: Martine Rothblatt's Keynote on Sun., March 15

Today, during her keynote session, AI, Immortality and the Future of Selves,, Dr. Martine Rothblatt sat down with Lisa Miller of New York Magazine to discuss transhumanism, cyber consciousness, pharmaceutical development and robotics. In addition, she spoke about her vision for the future and the ways in which technology...

Written by Henry Heuck | March 16, 2015

SX Health and MedTech Expo is Open at the JW Marriott!

The Medical World is at the forefront of merging cutting-edge technology with innovative and life-saving applications. The SX Health Expo will host a wide variety of companies, with over 75 booths ranging from the AustinHealthTech pavillion, which brings Austin medical startups together, to the Dell Medical School at UT, set...

Session Recap: Creating a Digital Engagement Strategy for Leaders

In case you missed Charlene Li’s Saturday session, Creating a Digital Engagement Strategy for Leaders, don’t worry – here's a quick recap:

Several hundred SXSW-goers attended Li’s session on how to embrace digital transformation in the workplace. Li engaged the audience, sharing the best ways to take on new...

Written by Samantha Ketterer | March 15, 2015

Session Recap: Exploring the Future of Connected Objects

Using the framework of Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs, Product & Brand Designer Chris McRobbie; Founder of Grafft Ltd., Daniel Fogg; and frog’s Associate Creative Director, Jennifer Dunnam explored the future of connected objects and the internet of things during their panel discussion, “Exploring the Future of Connected Objects”, yesterday...

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Written by Sasha Vliet | March 15, 2015

Startup Village Session Recap: Patagonia: Then, Now, and Tomorrow

In Startup Village yesterday, Patagonia's session covered its evolving business concept that forces us to think about trends such as global participation, how to find the “good” and larger meaning in our lives and even the rate and design of product and design delivery. How does a “slow company”...

Beyond Privacy: Surveillance’s Threat to Liberty, March 14, JW Marriott
Written by Samantha Ketterer | March 15, 2015

Session Recap: Beyond Privacy - Surveillance's Threat to Liberty

No matter where you go, something or someone will be there to record you. This surveillance is posing a threat to liberty, but what can be done to fix it? Ben Wizner, director of the ACLU’s Speech, Privacy, and Technology project and legal advisor to Edward Snowden, discussed this situation...