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A Look at SXSW Interactive

Courtney Price | Posted 03.16.2015 | Technology
Courtney Price

It has been an insanely busy couple of days SXSW Interactive so far. Want to see a slice of what it is like?

14 Female Powerhouses You Need to Meet at SXSW

Allison Bagley | Posted 03.16.2015 | Women
Allison Bagley

There's no shortage of stories of the careers that have been launched, or significantly propelled, during the three-week mega-event that is SXSW. If you're in Austin this month, here are a few of the female trailblazers you'd be lucky to meet.

Peggy Charren Always Put Kids First, Policymakers Should Follow

Jim Steyer | Posted 02.03.2015 | Education
Jim Steyer

With the passing of Peggy Charren, the country has lost an important voice in the fight for civility and civic responsibility in media aimed at children.

The Coming Retail Singularity

Jon Bird | Posted 02.02.2015 | Business
Jon Bird

In retail evolutionary terms, we are still crawling out of the primordial sludge when it comes to Singularity, but before we know it, we will be walking upright and running.

This Interactive Chart Will Help You Find The Perfect Job

The Huffington Post | Kevin Short | Posted 06.25.2014 | Business

Though the job of a fashion designer may seem glamorous, those in the industry rate their work as meaningless as fast food cooks do, according to a ne...

How Do You Value an Impression?

Ross Resnick | Posted 05.20.2014 | Business
Ross Resnick

Imagine that the local ice cream truck of your childhood is rolling down your street. His haphazardly painted truck is blasting a mélange of slightly...

10 Reasons Why We Need Research Literacy, Not Scare Columns

David Kleeman | Posted 05.11.2014 | Healthy Living
David Kleeman

First and foremost, why jump straight to banning? Handheld devices are the "Swiss Army Knife" of modern life: a safety device to keep in contact with family and friends, a camera for documenting the world, a window to connect with grandparents across miles.

Betsy Isaacson

Online Video Could Be So Much Better -- Just Ask Martin Percy

HuffingtonPost.com | Betsy Isaacson | Posted 01.31.2014 | Technology

Ever seen an interactive film? If not, take a quick jump to Martin Percy's "Lifesaver," a BAFTA- and Webby-nominated emergency procedural in which you...

Tools for the Stage: Digital Technology in Theatres Engages Audiences in New Ways

Bruce E. Whitacre | Posted 11.08.2013 | Arts
Bruce E. Whitacre

Access to arts education resources is one of the most problematic aspects of our school system, with wealthier schools invariably being better served than poor ones. Technology promises to help bridge that gap, as well as that of distance.

A Book Itself Is a Little Machine: Emily Short's Interactive Fiction (Part 2)

Illya Szilak | Posted 01.23.2014 | Books
Illya Szilak

Interactive fiction makes the game-like quality of language overt. In this, it shares an affinity with poetry and with political rhetoric.

Incredible Multimedia Dance Performance Wows Olympic Committee

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 09.16.2013 | Arts

Fuma-Kai is an incredible performance by Japanese multimedia dance and martial arts troupe, Enra, directed by Nobuyuki Hanabusa. It was shown at the I...

How The Internet Is Changing The Way We Tell Stories

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 09.05.2013 | Entertainment

With new media platforms come new forums for audiences to discuss, comment and congregate around the entertainment they love. Watch Kevin Slavin and K...

Content Marketing Is the New Black

Jason Grill | Posted 10.29.2013 | Small Business
Jason Grill

In the last few years the words "content marketing" have become buzzwords in the corporate business, marketing, digital and media space. But what is it really?

An Interview with Marina Abramović: Art, Science and the Marina Abramović Institute

Stephanie Spiro | Posted 10.23.2013 | Arts
Stephanie Spiro

"One boy said that he came to the Kickstarter from Lady Gaga's page and spent 11 hours researching performance art and drinking water slowly. This makes me very happy, because I hope the institute will be this kind of resource for a new generation of artists, scientists and thinkers."

Pemberly Digital Finds Success Bringing Jane Austen To YouTube (WATCH)

Shira Lazar | Posted 10.12.2013 | Media
Shira Lazar

The stars of Pemberley Digital's "Welcome To Sanditon" YouTube series - Kyle Walters, Allison Paige and Daniel Vincent Gordh - explain what it's lik...

Hotel Innovations

Billie Kell | Posted 08.25.2013 | Business
Billie Kell

Hotel Innovations. Innovation has been defined in a number of ways and one is - taking something and making it better and a way of making something b...

Role-Play

MiniTime | Posted 06.18.2013 | Travel
MiniTime

Taking a cue from the enormous popularity of video games, top family travel destinations are offering high-tech interactive gaming experiences that immerse visitors in a storyline. Here are four places your family can experience this growing trend and get in on the game.

Fully Connected: Smart Phones, Tablets... and Connected TV Makes Three. Turns Out There is an App for That

Jacqueline Corbelli | Posted 06.22.2013 | Technology
Jacqueline Corbelli

Staggering data in a recently issued Jack Myers Media Economic Data Report projects a systematic shift towards digital advertising across 19 industries by 2020, with double-digit increases for all but two sectors.

The Truth About The U.S. Divorce Rate

Kevin Chern | Posted 06.11.2013 | Divorce
Kevin Chern

Every state in the U.S. that tracks divorce rates saw a drop in the number of people getting divorced over the last 20 years.

All Things SXSW (Re)Considered

Marc Ruxin | Posted 06.03.2013 | Entertainment
Marc Ruxin

Music almost feels second fiddle to what SXSW has become. The world has changed dramatically. The label ecosystem has been decimated by a combination of incompetence and the inevitable evolution of technology.

SXSW 2013 Recap: A Happy Parade of Magical and WTF Moments

Stephanie Keller | Posted 05.20.2013 | Entertainment
Stephanie Keller

To actively participate in the 10 days of festivities usually results in weariness and exhaustion from another dimension, but inside the mayhem are memorable sparks of genius that inspire my return every year.

Jeremy Lin Talks "Linsanity" the Movie and Big YouTube Collaborations at SXSW 2013 (WATCH)

Shira Lazar | Posted 05.15.2013 | Sports
Shira Lazar

NBA sensation Jeremy Lin chatted with me at SXSW about his brand new documentary, Linsanity the movie, appearing in various YouTube videos and the overall message he wants fans to take away from his new film.

SXSW... a Bucket List Event

Jason Grill | Posted 05.15.2013 | Technology
Jason Grill

At the end of the day SXSW Interactive is an amazing spectacle. If you haven't ever been to Austin it's a must see city. If you haven't been to SXSW it's a bucket list event.

Improv Everywhere the Documentary Premieres at SXSW 2013 (WATCH)

Shira Lazar | Posted 05.14.2013 | Technology
Shira Lazar

Backed by Kickstarter, Adams originally planned to release the film online but as he started meeting more people from the group, he grasped what the movie would really be about, which was the evolution of the group and the creative transitions from text to photo to HD video.

Bill and Ted 3 Sneaks Its Way Into SXSW 2013 (WATCH)

Shira Lazar | Posted 05.13.2013 | Entertainment
Shira Lazar

Alex Winter stops by the Samsung Blogger Lounge at SXSW 2013 to talk about the premiere of his Napster Documentary, Downloaded, an upcoming pilot for AMC, and the status of Bill and Ted 3.