We were lucky enough to have Phil Gilbert, GM of IBM Austin Design Studio speak at Ravensbourne last month, and naturally while he was in London we asked to visit the Design Studio in Austin. On the first day of… Read more ›
This article covers the highlights of SXSW Interactive 2014, including Julian Assange, Edward Snowden, Michael Dell, Mark Cuban, Kevin Bacon, Bitcoin, 3D printing, Google Glass, Oculus Rift and Bruce Sterling!
The security theme at SXSW Interactive 2014 continued with the hightest-profile session of all – CIA whistleblower Edward Snowden giving his thoughts on the theme from his exile in Russia. Read a full report here.
The most major theme at SXSW Interactive 2014 was the growing concern about Internet security in the wake of the Edward Snowden allegations. A series of sessions with key players were on the schedule, with the first major one being… Read more ›
OUYA‘s founder Julie Uhrman provided one of the most controversial keynote panels at SXSW. If you happened to sleep through most of 2012, OUYA leapt to fame last year for its hugely successful call for funds on Kickstarter.com. Looking for… Read more ›
Space was a recurring theme at SXSW, with NASA hosting a number of sessions. In his keynote interview, however, Elon Musk painted the most viable future for man’s exploration of the Solar System and beyond. One of the founders of… Read more ›
One of the secret gems of SXSW was the interview of the infamous Kim Dotcom by Charles Graeber of Wired magazine. Graeber is writing a book about the Megaupload prosecution, so knows the case well. Kim Dotcom is currently under… Read more ›
One of Ravensbourne’s key focuses of study is how stories are now being told across multiple platforms, generally called transmedia. There was a rather significant panel at SXSW on a new venture in this area, called Defiance, which is both… Read more ›
If you ask the veterans of SXSW, the event is as much about the people you meet accidentally as it is about the workshops and presentations you attend, and today has really underlined this. Right from the waiting line for… Read more ›
SXSW Interactive is allegedly the greatest event in the world for anyone in the creative Web and technology industries. Sitting here on a plane containing select former colleagues from my previous life as a computer magazine editor, it certainly feels… Read more ›