Category: Texas State University

TXST Innovation Lab at SXSW

Projects from several student groups were in the spotlight at the first ever Texas State University Innovation Lab at SXSW. The students showed off their own works of technology amid Texas State alumni, students and SXSW Interactive badgeholders on Saturday night at the Hilton.   3Ds is a @txst student developed app for dating. Here is...

Preview: Austin – The New Gateway for International Startups

Silicon Valley is not only a beacon of innovation within the American technology scene.  Many of its most successful ventures have begun in the hands of international entrepreneurs who have made the Valley their second home in order to give their companies the best chance at success. But as prices soar and innovation becomes a...

The SXTXState team at the Awesomest Journalism Party Ever

Bittersweet: A reflection of SXSW

It hardly seems real, but yet another whirlwind of SXSW has flown through my life, leaving me enlightened, exhausted, well-connected and honestly, a bit depressed. It’s always difficult to go back to your regularly scheduled life after being introduced to so many new ideas, people, products and concepts in a such an inviting environment, surrounded...

Just Be Awesome

It’s hard to look back at the past week and a half and see anything but a blur–a blur of inspiration and laughter and complete awe, but a blur nonetheless. I attended SXSW Interactive for the first time in 2012. Back then I didn’t know the difference between Java and Javascript, much less could I...

Top 10 Takeaways from SXSW

South by Southwest has been an amazing experience. Exhausting, but amazing. My brain has absorbed so much information and I have had the chance to meet so many inspiring and influential people. There have been fun times, serious times, exhausting times and inspiring times. Here are my top 10 takeaways from the event (funny and...

Mini-session on remembering draws intent crowd

The UK’s Mark Channon, one of the world’s foremost experts on memory and mind  mapping, presented at SXSW Interactive 2012 Monday, for one of the mini-sessions. Originally an actor, in 1995 he became the eighth person to win the title of Grand Master of Memory. To judge by the size of the crowd and the close...