Meerkat was a breakout success at SXSW, and even after Twitter shut down API access, the livestreaming app still managed to dominate the conversation in the media. That is, until Twitter announced Periscope, which has since become the media darling. Show More Summary
Can an Android launch save Meerkat? SXSW must seem like a long time ago for the folks behind the livestreaming app that took Austin by storm back in March. It was just a few weeks later that Twitter launched Periscope, which, thanks to the social network's clout and a better user experience, has quickly become the streaming app of choice. Show More Summary
In the SXSW Panel "The Productive Workplace -- UX, Technology and You" I discussed the power of UX in workplace design. I touched briefly on a term we have come to use a lot, the "perception gap." Here I would like to explain more about...Show More Summary
You must have an HTML5-capable browser to watch this video. You may also download this video directly. Funny how timing works out, but two interviews that I gave in March at SXSW have just been released. The first — an interview with...Show More Summary
I Totally Jacked Reggie Watts’ Strat Reggie Watts has racked up a whole lot of hits in his day, but I think I took his digital 3.0 game next-lev when we sat down together for a quick Strat Chat during SXSW. I nailed down his personal brand, fine-tuned his targeted demo, and figured out how to really monetize his content. Show More Summary
My SXSW Keynote Speech, “The Greatest Keynote Speech of All Time”, Which Was Rejected By SXSW As the de-facto winner of the Whole Internet, it was kind of a foregone conclusion that I would present the final and most important keynote speech to wrap up the entire SXSW Interactive festival. Show More Summary
Welcome to Stratlandia: My Super-Insider VIP Tour of IFC’s House at SXSW For those of you who didn’t make it to SXSW, or weren’t VIP enough to get into Stratlandia, here’s my special guided tour of the IFC house. See all my SXSW interviews and coverage at IFC’s Stratlandia.
How To Be South By South Best: A Video Guide I put together this little viral vid with IFC to help you understand some of my insider secrets to taking SXSW next-lev and leveraging the digitools you need to dominate your time in down in Stratlandia. Show More Summary
Now that Mophie has become a household name for adding battery life to your mobile devices (and doing it with some cute cuddly dogs, if you were at SXSW), it’s moving on to the next phase of #firstworldproblem: Mobile storage capacity. Show More Summary
Today’s guest on Hack the Entrepreneur is an entrepreneur, artist, and the founder of SB Ink, a creative consultancy and agent of social change. She has worked with companies like Disney, Sharpie, Zappos, and SXSW. Using common sense, experience, and neuroscience, she is proving that to doodle is to ignite your whole mind. Show More Summary
Barely arrived and already on all the keyboards, Twitter's live video application has lots of followers! Here's how can you use it for your brand. Presented during SXSW, Twitter's live video application made quite an entrance, if the number of articles about it are anything to go by.
Though SXSW ended a couple of weeks ago, an event put on by Polpeo, a social management service, is still on my mind. They hosted a clinic that simulated brand crisis – a firm’s CEO is caught getting drunk, obnoxiously hitting on women, and doing drugs in a bar. Participants were then divided into teams, and then graded on how well they handled the crisis.
At SXSW this year, IBM and Social Media Today gathered a group of people we consider to be game-changers to discuss the future of social business and who is destined to determine the #NewWayToWork. Watch the video to hear what they had to say!
Damien Patton, founder of Banjo, explains the series of events that led him to create a social media software that knows what is happening all over the world--immediately.
At SXSW I spoke about how you could use UX methodology, which has been used in product and application design for years, to design a productive and engaging workplace. In the panel, "The Productive Workplace - UX, Technology and You,"...Show More Summary
In a SXSW panel with experts in interactive storytelling, gaming, and virtual reality, the audience learned that it’s all about letting the story dictate the medium, and letting the medium engross the “viewers.” But we’re not just viewers anymore, are we? We’re engagers and interactors.
Last month at SXSW 2015 in Austin, Texas, mobileStorm CEO Jared Reitzin caught up with dozens of executives and entrepreneurs from innovative startups you’ve never heard of, to prominent global brands like McDonalds and PayPal. To see who is going big in mobile healthcare, marketing, and more, check out the best of our SXSW interviews […]
First it was Coke vs. Pepsi, then Apple vs. Android and now we are dividing camps into Meerkat vs. Periscope. Meerkat quickly became a social media darling for streaming sessions from this year’s SXSW conference in Austin, but justShow More Summary
As has happened for most "hot apps" to rise out of SXSW over the past decade (see Quora, Google+, Foursquare, Hashable, GroupMe, Beluga, Sonar, Highlight, etc.), many bloggers have been (too) quick to announce the many ways Meerkat and Periscope are destined to change marketing, social media and the world.
This year at SXSW, IBM held a contest that gave 10 startups the chance to raise their profiles, win IBM software, and snag an invitation to an exclusive TED@IBM event.