Tag: austin

by Julie Keck

1. The digital lives of teens: Turning ‘Do as I say’ into ‘Do as I do’ (Edutopia) 2. College papers cutting back on print editions (Poynter) 3. Like MOOCs? Then you might also like SMOCs (WSJ) 4. Searching for Finland’s education entrepreneurs (EdSurge) 5. Infographic: A map of education technology through 2040 (Ed Tech Magazine) [...] more »

by Mark Glaser

Click to read all SXSW coverage Are you recovered yet? The SXSW Interactive festival in Austin, Texas, was bigger than ever this year, with more parties, more panels, more rain and more controversy than ever. If you braved the lines, the weather and the crowds to learn more about creative culture while networking with friends [...] more »

by Mark Glaser

Welcome to the 42nd episode of the Mediatwits podcast, this time with Mark Glaser and the Rachel Sklar as co-hosts. Sklar is a writer and social entrepreneur, and is filling in for Rafat Ali. This week is a special episode dedicated to all things South by Southwest (SXSW), the media confab covering technology, music and [...] more »

by Amanda Hirsch

Click to read all SXSW coverage One of the highlights of SXSW for me this year was a session called “Everything is a Remix, So Steal Like an Artist,” a conversation about remix culture and creativity between artists Austin Kleon and Kirby Ferguson. As the session title indicates, their philosophy is that all artists build [...] more »

by Jessica Clark

Google’s Teaching Theater at the SXSWi Trade Show AUSTIN, TX — By Day 3 of the South by Southwest Interactive Festival, I find that the future’s so bright, it kind of gives me a migraine. Inside the Austin Convention Center, where most of the conference was staged, pillars are baroquely barnacled with multiple generations of [...] more »

by Kris Krug

Every March, the city of Austin, Texas, welcomes the world for its annual South by Southwest Festival, otherwise known as SXSW. The festival consists of three parts: SXSW Interactive, a four-day geekfest for the Internet community; SXSW Film, ten days of international cinema programs; and SXSW Music, a four day non-stop celebration of live music. [...] more »

by Jason Feinberg

As SXSW Interactive comes to a close and SXSW Music kicks off, it’s worth taking a look at the ideas, trends, discussions, and issues that dominated the four-day technology summit. Here are the five areas that stood out the most to me. 1. Conference Buzz Every year there is a product or two that monopolizes [...] more »