Category: Monday

The Silk Road Case: Impacting Our Digital Future

For those of us who have been following the coverage on Ross Ulbricht and the Silk Road case, we’ve heard from news anchors, print journalists, bloggers, and commentators. But yesterday, those of us at the SXSW panel, “The Silk Road Case: Impacting Our Digital Future,” got to hear the story from a new perspective—Lyn Ulbricht,...

Mobile: How to Build Beyond the Phone

What is the next step in mobile technology beyond the smart phone? Wearable technology – watches, activity trackers, health monitors, augmented reality headsets, pet wearables, shirt camera. Connected technology – smart house, floor mat, vehicles. This panel began with a brain-dumping of all the mobile technology these panelists currently see on the market, or in...

An Interview With Yik Yak’s Founders

SXSW Interactive saw Yik Yak founders Tyler Droll and Brooks Buffington sitting down Monday with Carmel DeAmicis of GigaOm for what DeAmicis called a rare interview. This is the first SXSW experience for both founders, who related that a year ago they were still working furiously on the app and probably wouldn’t have believed they would...