We’ve seen evidence that documentary film can make a difference, not only in exposing injustice to the world but in spotlighting people who are striving to achieve justice, address inequalities, and solve social problems. In some cases, evidence delivered by filmmakers has resulted in legal proceedings against those who have wronged others, keeping the story […]
The blockchain and cryptocurrency world has been on quite the rollercoaster ride in the last twelve months. Bitcoin (BTC) alone climbed in value from $1,110 in early February of 2017 to over $18,000 mid-December, and today sits at around $7,000 and change as of this publishing date. Meanwhile, you can’t swing a cat (figuratively, of […]
SXSW is almost upon those of us who are attending, so we’re trying to keep up with emails and RSVP’s while prepping our bodies for the marathon and packing major doses of vitamin B12. For those who can’t make the trek to Austin, there will be a number of opportunities to experience the minute-by-minute happenings, […]
Good news arrives eight months ahead of the international meeting of minds, musicians, influencers, auto engineers, geeks, filmmakers, fintech programmers, biometric scientists, artists, iconoclasts, doctors, entrepreneurs, and policy makers: SXSW 2017 will provide expanded access to all attendees for its Interactive, Film, and Music programming.
We’re just back from the SXSW Music Festival, and wanted to share some of the big themes that we heard throughout the week. Most promising perhaps – brands, technologists and promoters at SXSW concur it’s a great time to be in the music industry. These experts point to an expanding music ecosystem as creating […]
For many years SXSW has seen representatives from all over the world migrate to Austin to connect, promote and learn. In the last five years in particular, more foreign country governments – Germany, France, Spain, Netherlands, Ireland, Chile, Brazil, Australia, New Zealand, Hong Kong, Singapore – and have invested in sending their companies and people […]
SXSW is intense. It’s massive. There’s an opportunity at every turn to make friendships, to make connections that are mutually beneficial for your business, career, or for hitting the parties. This year attendees using the SXSW® GO will notice a new in-app social networking feature, Around Me, introduced by the app’s developer, Eventbase.
When I saw the New York Times notification pop up on my phone last night, “Obama Urges F.C.C. to Adopt Strict Rules on Net Neutrality,” I wasn’t convinced that what I read would make me happy. It wasn’t as clear as the Guardian’s headline, “Obama calls on FCC to make ‘strongest possible rules’ to protect […]