Category: Technology

National Geographic: Further Base Camp Experience

Not only can SXSW badge-holders enjoy an amazing experience, but non-badge-holders can too! National Geographic held a “Further Base Camp” that gave everyone a chance to explore and experience some of the technologies that were offered at many of the SXSW Trade Show and panel events. The Further Base Camp had people try on their augmented reality headset that...

Pitch: Roar for Good

During my time at SXSW, I spent a lot of time at the SXSW Trade Show to discover what was new in technology and to try out the devices the exhibit had to offer. After visiting a few booths, I was able to sit through the “Pitch” panels there at the Trade Show and ended...

Mark Cuban

Mark Cuban is a man who needs no introduction, although moderator Michelle Skelding still gave him one, ahead of his discussion at SXSW this year along with Adam Lyons, CEO and Founder at The Zebra. The two would be discussing how they have been successful as disruptors, a buzzword at this year’s conference, and how this...

Technology and Pet Lovers Meet Up

The #TechAndPet meet up at SXSW Interactive called for all lovers of technology and pets to come together to mingle, explore the ins and outs of the tech profession and share our love for animals. Michael Root, CTO of DogVacay, began his discussion with the audience speaking about his experience working with previous technology companies in...

Top 5 Food Inspired Technology Panels

The 21st Century is here and it is taking the food world by storm. When thinking about all of the ways to grab lunch, more than a few come to mind. Without technology inspired foods we would never have the options to order in via drones with UberEats, have a box of food delivered in...

Top 5 Panels to Love on Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day is here and even if you don’t have a partner to cozy up to this evening, there is always something out there to love – whether it’d be your puppy, technology, your favorite social app or even new social movements you’re supporting. Check out the top 5 sessions to love this Valentine’s Day.  ...

Fighting Wildlife Crime with Tech Innovation

You’ve heard all the sad stories that relate to poaching and illegal trades in wildlife. But have you heard about the technology that is being created to help save wildlife? Science and technology have helped and can save wildlife, but we haven’t fully harnessed the power of it. The U.S. Agency for International Development’s Wildlife...

How Shattering Stereotypes Can Save Tech

Right now there are currently over 500,000 unfilled technology related jobs in the United States. By 2020 there will be 1 million unfilled jobs. But why are there so many unfilled jobs? The reason is because we are missing half of the population, such as woman and people of color. “Stereotypes are familiar to all of...