Taking a talk to Texas, the Frankfurter Buchmesse’s Holger Volland will be in conversation with Martina Mara of the Austrian Council on Robotics and Artificial Intelligence during SXSW on March 10.
Is Commerce the Key to Building a Billion-Dollar Media Business?
In his talk at SXSW 2014, Thrillist CEO Ben Lerer spoke about his company’s success with e-commerce and how that has changed the way he sees the future of media.
SXSWedu: 5 Considerations for Ed Tech Startups
The growing field of education technology was on display at this year’s SXSWedu conference in Austin. Here are some tips for entrepreneurs who want to break into the market.
What Were Your Top Takeaways from SXSW Interactive?
With 20,000 attendees to network with at 1,000 different events, no one has the same experience at SXSWi. So tell us, what were you’re top takeaways?
Going to SXSW? Pitch a Story, Join Us for TOC Austin
As a showcase of new ideas and trends in tech, SXSW Interactive is simply unsurpassed. And we’re looking for all the wild, weird and wonderful it has to offer.
The Risks and Rewards of Transmedia Fiction and Alternate Reality Games
Alternate reality games are a great way to directly involve fans in storytelling…as long as you use your transmedia powers for good instead of evil. By Hannah Johnson AUSTIN: ARGs (alternate reality games) and transmedia have not only extended storytelling beyond the confines of any specific media, but they are also effective techniques for building interest and engagement among fans …
Barry Diller at #SXSW: Net Neutrality and Traditional Media Disruption
By Hannah Johnson Barry Diller, interviewed by CNN Anchor Poppy Harlow at South by Southwest 2011: IAC Chairman and Senior Executive Barry Diller was interviewed today at SXSW in front of a full house by CNN anchor Poppy Harlow. Diller has been a hugely influential force in media for the last three decades, holding positions including CEO of Paramount Pictures, …
DISCUSS: Should Bestselling Books Be Awarded Sales Certifications?
By Edward Nawotka At PubCamp@SXSW, discussed in today’s feature story, Sarah Wendell of Smart Bitches, Trashy Books suggested that what the book industry needs is to award sales certification status to bestselling titles. “I know how much the book industry rejects comparison with the music industry,” she said, “but wouldn’t it help customers is books were awarded something like Platinum …
A Contagious Vector of Awesome: Publishing and Culture Trends at #SXSW 2011
By Edward Nawotka AUSTIN: Men with full lumberjack beards and ironic t-shirts flirting with women in baby-doll dresses and artful “ink,” everyone sneaking peeks at their iPhones, tapping on their Macs or pecking at the iPads: this is the annual mating ritual called SXSW Interactive, the Austin, Texas tech fest where the world has been introduced to new services and …
Photos from SXSW Interactive, Day One
By Hannah Johnson Publishing Perspectives is in Austin, Texas for one of the biggest web and interactive events of the year, South by Southwest! With hundreds of panels, thousands of attendees and free giveaways every five feet, this is a huge event. We’ll be covering more throughout the conference. Yesterday, we took some time to look around. Check out our …
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