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Read With Me: SXSW Shingerview With Henrick Berggren, Founder of Readmill

David Shing | Posted 05.13.2013 | Technology
David Shing

When you come to an interactive conference you don't expect to be talking to start-ups about books. So I was pretty intrigued when I got introduced to a young founder doing just that.

Could Downtown Vegas Become the Next Hub for Startups? (WATCH)

Shira Lazar | Posted 05.11.2013 | Technology
Shira Lazar

Zappos founder and CEO Tony Hsieh stopped by the Samsung Blogger Lounge to discuss the revitalization project of Downtown Las Vegas, the new SXSW v2v program, and incredible predictions for the future of business and technology.

Women CEOs Make the Tough Decisions. Just Ask Marissa

Jacqueline Corbelli | Posted 05.05.2013 | Technology
Jacqueline Corbelli

Ms. Mayer's role is not to be satisfied with the status quo, but to shake things up and revive an iconic company that stood on the brink of irrelevance. These are the tough decisions. If Marissa were Matt Mayer, would the response have been different?

OMG, A Graffiti Treasure Map

ARTINFO | Posted 03.09.2013 | Arts

By mapping all of 311's graffiti complaints by neighborhood, Gothamist has created a handy guide that most likely best reflects which areas of New Yor...

Women Connecting Worldwide

Lisa Levart | Posted 03.05.2013 | Impact
Lisa Levart

This past October, in Grass Valley, California, over 400 women attended the Passion Into Action conference. With larger than life images of powerful and vibrant women from the Goddess on Earth series setting the stage, those attending learned tools to help them turn ideas into actions.

Orlando Jones Stars in New Interactive Web Series 'Meridian'

Shira Lazar | Posted 01.19.2013 | Technology
Shira Lazar

Meridian stars Orlando Jones (Drumline, MAD TV) as Jeff, a bored employee at a tech support call center whose life is changed when he discovers a mysterious Aztec amulet.

Lizzie Bennet Diaries Modernizes Pride and Prejudice for the YouTube Generation

Shira Lazar | Posted 01.06.2013 | Books
Shira Lazar

The stars of The Lizzie Bennet Diaries YouTube phenomenon -- Ashley Clements (Lizzie Bennet) and Daniel Vincent Gordh (William Darcy) -- join What's Trending to answer fan questions about the webcam adaptation of Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice.

9 Ways to Make Your Event Interactive

Matthew David Hopkins | Posted 12.22.2012 | HuffPost Home
Matthew David Hopkins

If you think about it, events are the original interactive "application." They're where people come together to experience an organization beyond the fundraising letter, to connect with like-minded individuals, to see a mission statement in action.

David Blaine Reveals 'Electrified' Is Most Dangerous Stunt Yet (Exclusive Video)

Shira Lazar | Posted 12.05.2012 | Entertainment
Shira Lazar

Blaine has taken on a variety of insane feats in his career, from hanging upside-down for 60 hours in New York's Central Park to freezing himself in a block of ice. But he's never done anything like this.

Mike Shinoda Shares How Linkin Park Takes Risks That Pay Off in the Digital Space

Shira Lazar | Posted 11.11.2012 | Technology
Shira Lazar

Musician, producer and artist Mike Shinoda, member of the hugely popular Linkin Park, took a moment from his tour to sit down with me and discuss the band's latest interactive music video and upcoming projects.

Transmedia Makers: Frustration + Opportunity = Magic

David Kleeman | Posted 10.21.2012 | Media
David Kleeman

It's easy to imagine teens of 2000 bouncing medium to medium, while longing for a connective thread -- a TV-show website that goes deeper than cast bios and "printables"; magazines that explore the worlds of their favorite games; the book-based backstory to the film they just saw.

How Office Star Rainn Wilson Is Bringing Soul to YouTube

Shira Lazar | Posted 05.21.2012 | Entertainment
Shira Lazar

Rainn Wilson, the star of the NBC comedy The Office and creator of Soul Pancake, sat down with me at SXSW to talk about how he's built his passion project into a real business with soul.

Morgan Spurlock and Hulu Announce Partnership With FremantleMedia at SXSW

Shira Lazar | Posted 05.14.2012 | Media
Shira Lazar

Director Morgan Spurlock stopped by the Samsung Blogger Lounge at SXSW to share his thoughts on filmmaking in the digital age and to celebrate Season 2 of his Hulu series, A Day in the Life.

A Political Guide to SXSW Interactive

Keya Dannenbaum | Posted 05.08.2012 | Politics
Keya Dannenbaum

SXSW Interactive is a roaring beast unto itself; a completely out-of-control, labyrinthine explosion of quality that is utterly fantastic!

What to Watch at SXSW 2012 Interactive

Matthew Knell | Posted 05.06.2012 | Technology
Matthew Knell

It's that time of year again when thousands of the world's most creative digital minds descend on Austin, Texas, for networking, inspiration, and a little bit of BBQ.

Queries and Hopes for the Future of Storytelling

Kieran Fitzgerald | Posted 09.11.2011 | Home
Kieran Fitzgerald

It's my hope that going forward we do not come to undervalue, or lose sight of, art's special capacity. I hope future generations will be able to spend their moments interacting with the ever-replenishing fount of a composition.

Collective Creativity: Tapping Into the Irish Diaspora and Beyond

Reporters Uncensored | Posted 01.31.2012 | World
Reporters Uncensored

By Maura Kelly "IRISH people have a long and proud tradition of creativity. From the poems of Yeats to the invention of Boolean Algebra - the foundat...

Online Advertising Will Become Increasingly Interactive, Panache CEO

Andy Plesser | Posted 06.05.2013 | Technology
Andy Plesser

While the 30 second pre-roll remains the dominant form of online video advertising, the medium is inexorably becoming more interactive.

Jason Linkins

New York Times Lets You Solve The Deficit | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

The New York Times has widgeted up an interactive feature on their website today that allows any would-be armchair deficitologist to make the tough budget choices for themselves.

11/4/08: An Interview With Jeff Deutchman

Farihah Zaman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Farihah Zaman

In 2008, Deutchman curated dozens of first-person accounts of Obama's election to make 11/4/08. I talked with him about the film's historical relevance and his thoughts on whether the administration lived up to all that hope.

TECHNOLOGY DESIGN: Interact With London's Hello Wall

Design Milk | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

Wasted Spaces is a non-profit art organization that transforms vacant properties and other unloved spaces into exciting art experiences. One of their ...

Virtual Training Goes Mainstream

Grant Cardone | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Grant Cardone

Virtual training appears to be going mainstream, replacing the traditional methods of training employees, management and executives of organizations. ...

New Interactive Pixelated iPhone Game Enables Gamers to Create Own Interactive Pixelated iPhone Game

Ben Berkon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Ben Berkon

"We're really trying to encourage gamers to not just play the pixelated games we make, but to also make their own," said Zynga executive, Terry Engal.

The Diversity See-Saw of SXSW

Lauren DeLisa | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Lauren DeLisa

I believe there is no such thing as autonomy, particularly in digital media. It's about all of us interconnecting, seeking out and partnering to create a more dynamic future of exchange and achievement.

Virtual Sales Training Increases Sales Skills and Reduces Expenses

Grant Cardone | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Grant Cardone

In a challenging economy, organizations need every edge they can get and are dependent upon sales revenue in order to grow their businesses. At no tim...