Tagged: SXSWi 2012

iPad: The Second Coming of the CD-ROM SXSWi 2012

On Monday Morning, first session of the day at South by Southwest Interactive, March 12 9:30am for all those who couldn’t attend the festival, an awe inspiring discussion occurred between four professionals battle tested in the ever evolving digital market. The panel’s experience ranged from one of the nation’s first interactive agencies back in the...

SXSWi Aftermath: Social Creation with Adam of Mowgli Games

Startup Village Accelerator Alternate Mowgli Games is soon to release their latest application (Songster) during South by Southwest, the social phenomena they are preaching is what makes this content worth watching. “Songster” is a Facebook application which empowers end-users with music remixing tools. Users participating in this “Social Creation” activity develop pieces of work from...

Preview: Salary Tutor – Become a Salary Negotiation Rock Star

Landed the perfect job? Ready to negotiate a salary? If so, Jim Hopkinson’s panel, “Salary Tutor: Become a Salary Negotiation Rock Star,” can help you obtain the critical skill of salary negotiation. Hopkinson is a career developer, author of the book Salary Tutor and podcaster of “The Hopkinson Report,” where he advises people on salary...

Preview: Why Cleanweb Will Beat Cleantech

As we continue to consume the world’s natural resources, we are left with diminishing clean air, water, and land.  It is a common idea that new technologies, such as biofuels, solar energy, electric vehicles, and wind energy, will solve the global concerns of climate stability, oil security, and food supply. At his SXSW Interactive 2012...

Preview: Binary Bitches: Keeping Open Source Open to Women

SXSW Interactive 2012 has accepted hundreds of interesting panels, one of which, I find to be particularly relevant in terms of women and technology. When it comes to technology, the primary sources of discussion tend to be men, not only trivializing women as technology enthusiasts/experts, but also intimidating and dissuading many of them from ever...