It's a damn shame that Charli XCX isn't a household name by now. Having written Icona Pop's "I Love It," Aitchison has positioned herself as an emerging British pop star.
By Noah J. Nelson (@noahjnelson) While it can be daunting for some, I find myself loving the seemingly exponential emergence of new film distribution...
In an era where there is too much noise, authenticity is now king, engagement is the new barometer for successful capitalism and the smart phone is now the television, phone and computer. In an ocean of information, streams of influence are powerful.
"Storytelling" has been marketing's go-to buzzword for a couple years running. And rightfully so. A well-told story that draws on the interests of its audience has the power to connect customers emotionally to your brand and make you unforgettable.
Anyone hoping to find the next new standout consumer tech star at this year's South by Southwest Interactive Conference was probably disappointed. But this doesn't necessarily mean tech has reached a plateau.
Let's begin with this: I am not a road-tripper. If I'm forced to drive alone for any longer than an hour there's a very real chance that I'll fall asleep at the wheel.
The geometry of reconciliation: Shane Carruth (Jeff) and Amy Seimetz (Kris) embody the infinity symbol (lemniscape), a recurring motif in this lumino...
A REVOLUTIONARY HEALTH CARE SERVICE FINDS ITS VISUAL VOICE Most of the swag that surfaced at South by Southwest was kiddie fare - stickers, light-up ...
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.
The 1975, which took SXSW by storm, has been making waves thanks to their single "Chocolate" off their current EP, Music for Cars, which was released earlier this month.
After a few hectic days of icy driving through South Dakota and Nebraska we'd soon crossed the border into Texas and all was forgotten! My crew and I were ready for some warm sunny days at SXSW in Austin.
You're already paying them to do a job. Why not educate them so they can do it better? It doesn't have to cost you a lot of money -- and the dividends you'll gain are incalculable.
Change requires mutual understanding, a viable framework, and leadership. In terms of the startup landscape, we now have the "connective tissue" required to truly give entrepreneurs -- game changing entrepreneurs -- the foundation they need.
Style, for us, can embody anything from a white T-shirt to a suit so long as you're willing to open yourself up, share your stories, and, in the process, uplift people and humanity.
At a festival of this size, people queue like in war zones where any queue means available goods. It's only after you get a firm place in line that you ask: what are we waiting for?
SXSW: a great place to discover new music and future stars, and also perhaps to rediscover something special from the past.