Preview: Build a Chatbot: The New Consumer Engagement Tool

Tricia Katz is a senior web engineer for Mutual Mobile.  She works extensively with coding and the development of new technologies, in this case, chatbots. Outside of her professional work, Katz is a mentor to women involved in the tech industry. She is the founder of emHERge, which is an annual event that provides girls an opportunity...

Preview: Texas State University Innovation Lab – Commute Releaf

Living in a populated city like Austin, Texas, commuting is definitely not ones’ favorite part of the day… so why not cut back? Texas State University student innovators, Nikita Demidov, Austin Andrus and Edgar Borjas, proposed a technology project that is dedicated to identifying alternative ways to cut down traffic by educating their audience on...

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.  ...

Preview: Power of Storytelling In Sports Entertainment

In today’s world, sports have become more than just statistics and stories about who won or lost. Sports are not pure escapism, as anything involving real people is real life. Today’s biggest stars are not just coming from movies and music, but from famous athletes whose stories off the field are just as captivating as the plays...

Weekly News Roundup Feb. 3-10

Trump’s travel ban remains blocked The federal appeals court rejected Trump’s reinstatement request, which will likely be appealed. Breaking News: President Trump’s travel ban remains blocked: An appeals court rejected a bid to reinstate it. https://t.co/6asyLC0jzr — The New York Times (@nytimes) February 9, 2017 Trump immediately took to Twitter to voice his displeasure with...

TBT: Rebecca Silvas

Throwback Thursday – To commemorate the 10th year of SXTXState, each Thursday we’ll be featuring past participants in the project. Check back each Thursday until SXSW to find out what SXTXState alumni remember from their time with the project and what they are up to now. Rebecca Silvas was just a graduate student not too...

TBT: Mairin Heard

Throwback Thursday – To commemorate the 10th year of SXTXState, each Thursday we’ll be featuring past participants in the project. Check back each Thursday until SXSW to find out what SXTXState alumni remember from their time with the project and what they are up to now. Before she was the social media content manager for...

TBT: Anna Tauzin

Throwback Thursday – To commemorate the 10th year of SXTXState, each Thursday we’ll be featuring past participants in the project. Check back each Thursday until SXSW to find out what SXTXState alumni remember from their time with the project and what they are up to now. Before becoming VP of Marketing and Innovation at the...