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Agency Review: T3

Summary: T3 is a full-service, independent shop that was founded in Austin in 1989 by Gay Gaddis. This was not only before SXSW was cool, but also before female leadership was familiar in the industry. Today, Gay runs a successful agency of 190 people across three offices (including SF and NY) that pulled $23 million in revenue...

OASIS at SXSW: An Asking Thing

last weekTechnology : ASCII

Every time I’ve spoken at the South by Southwest Festival in Austin, Texas, I’ve always had someone else arranging all the details, including the panel and the attendant responsibilities of getting it to pass muster. This time, however, I’ve put together something neat, and the process needs, nay, requires you to really get out there […]

Apple Store promoting upcoming iTunes Festival w/ pins and wristbands, music-related events

After bringing the iTunes Festival to the US earlier this year at Austin SXSW, Apple’s annual music event in London kicking off next week has been the focus of much of the company’s attention recently. Earlier this week, Apple’s newly acquired Beats Music began promoting the iTunes Festival with a contest within the app to attend the […]

11 Clever Ways Cities Are Taking Advantage of Public Space

2 weeks agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

A garden skyscraper. A sidewalk library. A floating pool. A DIY bike park. These are some of the finalists in the Place By Design competition announced today by SXSW Eco, a new sustainability conference by the organizers of SXSW. Which one makes the greatest impact on a city? Read more...

At SXSW, We Want to Have an Advanced, High-Level Conversation About Comment Moderation

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Exploring Impostor Syndrome in Technology - SXSW '15

I've written before about the idea of Imposter Syndrome or being a "Phony." It's the idea that on the surface you're an accomplished technologist but inside you're always question if you're really good enough. It turns out that this is SUPER common. Show More Summary

Now Sidestage Joins Gigit In The Race To Empower Bands To Get Gigs

2 months agoTechnology : TechCrunch

Gigit, a platform allowing venue owners or hosts to book both well-known and up-and-coming bands for private shows, was unofficially at SXSW earlier this year after organising private shows for Path, Ashton Kutcher and Spotify. On Gigit, you pick an artist, a date, answer questions about the venue, the vibe they want etc. Show More Summary

13 Things We Learned at Fortune's Brainstorm Tech Conference

ASPEN — For many in the tech world, it's becoming an annual pilgrimage: more exclusive than SXSW, not quite as elite as Sun Valley, in a far better location than CESFortune magazine's tech conference at the Aspen Institute, Brainstorm, was where Spotify chose to introduce its service to the U.S. Show More Summary

iTunes Festival 2014 Lineup Preview: Pharrell Williams, Kylie, and Maroon 5

The iTunes Festival at SXSW has come and gone, but we’re looking forward to the next big one. Since iTunes Festival was started, the event has become a much anticipated one, especially with lineups being improved all the time. Source...Show More Summary

Can ESSENCE Festival be the SXSW for African- Americans?

This was my first year attending ESSENCE Music Festival. The event is targeted primary to African- Americans women and this year had record attendance reaching 550,000 attendees. ESSENCE is a true mix of music, entrepreneurial workshops, trade shows, film/tv screenings and panels. The only big piece missing from ESSENCE is more technology. This year ESSENCE […]

Glenn Jones clothes nerds from Sheldon Cooper to SXSW

Glenn Jones didn’t set out to build a one-man T-shirt empire. The Aukland, New Zealand-based designer and illustrator started emblazoning tees with his visual witticisms on Threadless in 2004 and then hit the virtual shelves with his own store featuring … Read more ›

Cannes Lions Festival app will use iBeacons to let attendees network

Like it did for SXSW, Tribeca Film Festival, and the Olympic Games, event app platform Eventbase will be in charge of rolling out iBeacons at the upcoming Cannes Lions 2014 Festival that will provide attendees with unique features via the event’s official iOS app. This time around, rather than speeding up check-ins or interactive audience […]

Mighty Cast offers an SDK and API for its upcoming Nex Band modular wristband

Back at SXSW, we clapped eyes on an intriguing modular wearable called the Nex Band. Similar to a charm bracelet, it offers multiple modules that represent new features and can be swapped out or shared with other people. Ahead of its public launch later this year, creator Mighty Cast today launched an SDK and API for the device. Show More Summary

Ask a Dev: What Are the Limitations of Beacons?

In our latest Ask a Dev video, iOS engineer Dan Murrell discusses the limitations of beacons, and some of the issues developers might encounter while working with this new technology See also: iBeacon Comes to SXSW Beacons can pinpoint the location of a device, and then exchange data with that device. Show More Summary

Silicon Valley Turned the White House Correspondents Dinner Into SXSW

4 months agoTechnology : Valleywag

It's difficult to further debase an annual event commemorating the moral failings of the media industry. But Silicon Valley is nothing if not innovative. Re/code reports that tech companies like Google, Facebook, Yahoo, and Microsoft are hosting some of the largest parties during White House Correspondents weekend. Read more...

Security Takes the Stage at SXSW: Key Takeaways

Every year CSID is lucky to attend South by Southwest Interactive (SXSWi), the digital portion of the technology, film and music festival that takes place in our hometown of Austin, Texas. While digital security topics have been incorporated...Show More Summary

ReadWrite At 11: Mapping The Future

5 months agoTechnology : ReadWriteWeb

Past and present members of Team ReadWrite at SXSW. Not pictured: Fruzsina Eördögh Eleven years ago, on April 20, 2003, ReadWrite founder Richard MacManus wrote this site’s first post, declaring that “[o]rdinary people should be able...Show More Summary

Barry Gibb Picks Tour Opener: Band That Serenaded SXSW Crash Victim

This is a quick tale of positive karma. Former Bee Gees front man Barry Gibb, the last surviving member of the genre-blurring music group, has chosen Jared & The Mill as the opening act of his U.S. tour. The Phoenix-based band memorably...Show More Summary

Engadget Podcast 392: The whiskey 'sode

5 months agoTechnology / Gadgets : Engadget

After a chance meeting with Distiller app co-founder Mikael Mossberg and in-house whiskey expert Stephanie Moreno at this year's SXSW event, a unique podcast concept was born. In this Very Special Episode, our guests serve as spirit guides, taking us...

Conan O’Brien Plays Video Games On World’s Largest Full HD Display [Video]

Conan O’Brien was in Texas last month for an entire week during SXSW, and while there, filmed a special segment at AT&T Stadium in Arlington. No, Coco didn’t get tackled by the Cowboys or throw his hat into the world of concessions. Instead, as part of the Clueless Gamer segment, he hooked up a PlayStation 4 to […]

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