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Why Tech Needs More Women

Elizabeth Ames, Vice President of Marketing and Alliances for the Anita Borg Institute began her Tuesday SXSW Interactive panel by presenting a date to the audience. May 28, 2014. Though most people may not recognize the date, she cites it as an important turning point in the struggle of women in STEM fields.  On that day...

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...