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South by Southwest 2012

Nate C. Hindman

8 Crucial Takeaways From SXSW

HuffingtonPost.com | Nate C. Hindman | Posted 01.26.2013 | Small Business

Another South by Southwest Interactive has come and gone. Attendance this year soared to nearly 25,000, a 227 percent increase from 2009, organizers s...

Busiest SXSW Comes To An End; Mumford & Sons Documentary Closes The Festival

AP | CHRIS TALBOTT | Posted 03.18.2012 | Entertainment

AUSTIN, Texas -- Stars of all stripes and celebrity hit town to close out South By Southwest, but it was a marching band that stole the show Saturday....

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.

If Corporations Are People, Can Homeless People Be Hotspots?

Maria Foscarinis | Posted 05.14.2012 | Impact
Maria Foscarinis

Using homeless people as mobile hotspots emphasizes the dehumanizing effects of homelessness itself. The reality is that homeless people are already treated as "part of the landscape" or, worse, as detritus to be swept away.

From Africa To Austin: The Bands Of SXSW 2012

The Huffington Post | Mallika Rao | Posted 03.01.2012 | Home

This month, bands from around the world are heading to Texas for the South By Southwest festival. Known as a launching pad for musical careers (and Tw...