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The Best Quotes At SXSW

Posted 03.19.2012 | Home

A motley of thinkers and influencers in the cultural realm were out at SXSW's interactive portion, spreading their soundbite-ready opinions in hour-lo...

Jay-Z, a Social Fridge and Cats vs. Humans: The Best Brand Activations at SXSW 2012

Matthew Knell | Posted 05.16.2012 | Technology
Matthew Knell

Marketers were out in force again this year, competing in a noisier than ever atmosphere. But for me, the brands who "won" SXSW were the ones who cut through the noise by telling their brand stories in the most actionable way possible.

SXSW 2012: More of the Same, Only Different

Matthew Knell | Posted 05.14.2012 | Technology
Matthew Knell

Social media companies have run into increasingly difficult challenges as they continue to grow to attempt to reach larger and more difficult to acquire audiences. As a result, much of the real news coming out of Austin was about new versions, growing pains and acquisitions.

WATCH: Jay-Z Performs At SXSW

The Huffington Post | Kia Makarechi | Posted 03.13.2012 | Entertainment

Jay-Z performed a free one hour show last night at Austin's SXSW last night to fans who received tickets by syncing their American Express cards with ...

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!

Jay-Z To Perform At SXSW

The Huffington Post | Kia Makarechi | Posted 03.08.2012 | Entertainment

Jay-Z will be bringing his talent to Austin this year. The rapper will perform an American Express-sponsored show on March 12 at SXSW Interactive, and...

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.

SXSW Interactive Party Round-Up: Do Not Underestimate a Nerd's Ability to Party

Phil West | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Phil West

Interactive parties aren't exclusively card-swapping affairs -- one peek at the #techkaraoke hashtag from last night's revelry illustrates what happens when the Interactive set cuts loose

Busloads Of Entrepreneurs Launch Startups On 56-Hour Road Trip

Joan K. Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Joan K. Smith

In the flurry of a mass orchestrated adrenaline rush, busloads of previous strangers had formed 38 teams on the road and, as described by Cleveland bus conductor Anthony Broad Crawford, "gone through the complete life cycle of a startup."

SXSW Update: Al Franken on the Future of Creative Work, Net Neutrality

Patricia Martin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Patricia Martin

Last night, Austin was overflowing with parties, so I figure most people dragged themselves to Al Franken's event with hangovers. Al Franken, however, is sober. With appropriate gravitas, he warns people straight up that the indie party is over for the Internet.

SVNGR Founder At SXSW Interactive: Why We'll All Be Playing Games Soon

Phil West | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Phil West

The next decade, in Priebatsch's view, will be dedicated to the game layer, which will build upon the social network, and give us the potential to meet a number of issues head-on -- including issues that have indeed been created by the formation of the social network.

WATCH: HuffPost Arts' Guide To SXSW Music, Film, Interactive

Posted 05.26.2011 | Arts

Each year around this time, a large selection of tech-geeks, art-geeks, and music-geeks convene in Texas for South By Southwest, an all-inclusive fest...

Join Me for Three Sessions at SXSW 2010

Kety Esquivel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Kety Esquivel

In a few hours I am heading to one of the biggest technology conferences of the year - SXSW Interactive.  I was invited to speak at the confe...