The annual South By Southwest culture and tech conference was caught up in a controversy after homeless people were given Wi-Fi devices and t-shirts inviting attendees to use them as walking WiFi hotspots. Here's what Jon Stewart had to say about it on "The Daily Show."
At the SXSW festival/conference in Austin, technology firm BBW is paying homeless people to carry wireless devices and wear shirts saying "I am a homeless hotspot," prompting an online outcry. Sam Biddle blusters: Although this is o... Read Post
Slate reports that at the South by Southwest tech conference this week, New York-based advertising agency BBH Labs introduced a trial run of its new project, called "Homeless Hotspots." Here's how it works: Homeless people from a lo... Read Post