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  1. Making the Real World Easier to Use to

    Dual on Saturday 10th March

    The term "social media" is quickly becoming obsolete. The social graph is moving from our computers into the real world, and soon everything we experience will be overlaid with the ...

    At Austin Convention Center, Exhibit Hall 5 (map)

  2. HTML5 APIs Will Change the Web: And Your Designs to

    Solo on Saturday 10th March

    HTML5. It's more than paving the cowpaths. It's more than markup. There's a lot of stuff in the spec about databases and communication protocols and blahdiblah backend juju. Some of ...

    At Austin Convention Center, Ballroom A, 1st floor (map)

  3. Fireside Chat with Vic Gundotra on Google+ to

    Dual on Friday 9th March

    Vic Gundotra will participate in a fireside chat with Guy Kawasaki to discuss the Google+ project. Vic will share how the product has grown since the initial launch, some of ...

    At Austin Convention Center, Ballroom D, 4th floor (map)

  4. The State of Browser Developer Tools to

    Panel on Saturday 10th March

    Your browser is the most important program on your computer and until recently there were no built-in, industrial-strength tools available for debugging web pages. As web apps become more sophisticated, ...

    At Austin Convention Center, Ballroom A, 1st floor (map)

  5. Go Forth & Make Awesomeness: Core Values & Action to

    Dual on Sunday 11th March

    Passion. Purpose. Promise. Pursuit. These are the 4 P’s that create a Map for Awesomeness. Discover how to: embrace your passion, define your purpose, foster your promise, and engage your ...

    At Austin Convention Center, Ballroom A, 1st floor (map)

  6. The Lean Startup: The Science of Entrepreneurship to

    Solo on Friday 9th March

    The Lean Startup debuted at #2 on the New York Times bestseller list. This talk draws on stories and insights from the book, explaining the new science of entrepreneurship. Most ...

    At Austin Convention Center, Ballroom D, 4th floor (map)

  7. CSS for Grown Ups: Maturing Best Practices to

    Solo on Saturday 10th March

    In the early days of CSS the web industry cut its teeth on blogs and small personal sites. Much of the methodology still considered best-practise today originated from the experiences ...

    At Austin Convention Center, Ballroom A, 1st floor (map)

  8. Digital Debauchery with Anthony Bourdain to

    Panel on Tuesday 13th March

    Meet chef, author & television personality Anthony Bourdain and the crew behind the award-winning series Anthony Bourdain: No Reservations, who help Tony oversee the show’s social media presence. Tony and ...

    At Austin Convention Center, Ballroom D, 4th floor (map)

  9. Create More Value Than You Capture to

    Dual on Monday 12th March

    One of the great failures of any company - for that matter of a capitalist economy - is ecosystem failure. Great companies build great ecosystems, one in which value is ...

    At Austin Convention Center, Ballroom D, 4th floor (map)

  10. Ambient Location and the Future of the Interface to

    Keynote on Sunday 11th March

    UX designer Amber Case will share insights from her research in cyborg anthropology and talk about what really makes us human.

    At Austin Convention Center, Exhibit Hall 5 (map)

  11. CSS.next: Current Experiments, CSS4 and the Future to

    Panel on Sunday 11th March

    In this panel, you will get to ask questions and be informed about the state of CSS, where we are at, what is pending, what we can look forward to, ...

    At Austin Convention Center, Ballroom A, 1st floor (map)

  12. Teaching Touch: Tapworthy Touchscreen Design to

    Solo on Friday 9th March

    Discover the rules of thumb for finger-friendly design. Touch gestures are sweeping away buttons, menus and windows from mobile devices—and even from the next version of Windows. Find out why ...

    At Austin Convention Center, Ballroom A, 1st floor (map)

  13. HTML5 and CSS3: Does Now Really Mean Now? to

    Solo on Saturday 10th March

    The browser vendors love them! The browser fans and cutting edge designers are producing some really remarkable stuff, but what do HTML5 and CSS3 really mean for you, the pragmatic ...

    At Austin Convention Center, Ballroom A, 1st floor (map)

  14. Brands As Patterns to

    Panel on Friday 9th March

    Brands today exist in multiple mediums, defined by multiple voices. The media brands inhabit is iterative, with no beginning, no end, and little permanency. In that context, adherence to a ...

    At Austin Convention Center, Ballroom A, 1st floor (map)

  15. A Brief History of the Complete Redesign of Google to

    Panel on Sunday 11th March

    In the summer of 2011, Google completely redesigned nearly all of its applications to be more focused, elastic, and effortless. For the first time in Google’s history, hundreds of millions ...

    At Austin Convention Center, Ballroom BC (map)

  16. How to Read the World to

    Keynote on Saturday 10th March

    Politically-active, technology-loving comedian Baratunde Thurston will spark a thought-provoking discussion about the role of technology, comedy and satire in transforming the world around us.

    At Austin Convention Center, Exhibit Hall 5 (map)

  17. Why Happiness Is the New Currency to

    Panel on Friday 9th March

    Moments of joy... moments of happiness... moments of gratitude. These are all moments that describe our lives. It is very easy to mistake these as only moments that happen in ...

    At Austin Convention Center, Ballroom EF (map)

  18. The View from Inside Rainn Wilson's Brainstem to

    Solo on Saturday 10th March

    The brainchild of actor Rainn Wilson (Dwight from NBC's The Office), SoulPancake is a movement to "Chew on Life's Big Questions" and tackle art, philosophy, creativity, and spirituality across multiple ...

    At Austin Convention Center, Exhibit Hall 5 (map)

  19. The Nick Denton Interview: The Failure of Comments to

    Dual on Sunday 11th March

    The internet was supposed to allow media outlets not only to display the talent of their writers -- but to capture the intelligence of the audience. Remember that rhetoric? We've ...

    At Austin Convention Center, Ballroom EF (map)

  20. Expanding Our Intelligence Without Limit to

    Keynote on Monday 12th March

    Legendary visionary Ray Kurzweil will join writer Lev Grossman from TIME Magazine for a mind-expanding keynote conversation about our future.

    At Austin Convention Center, Exhibit Hall 5 (map)

  21. Pinterest Explained: Q&A with Co-Founder Ben Silbermann to

    Solo on Tuesday 13th March

    The fastest-growing social media service in recent months is Pinterest, which describes itself as an online pinboard to organize and share things you love. Learn more about what the site ...

    At Austin Convention Center, Ballroom D, 4th floor (map)

  22. Software Alchemy and the Arc of Technology to

    Panel on Friday 9th March

    An outspoken pioneer in the modern computing era, and best known as the “Father of Visual Basic” and inventor of “personas”, Cooper will share rare insights into the evolution of ...

    At Austin Convention Center, Ballroom BC (map)

  23. Fast CSS: How Browsers Lay Out Web Pages to

    Solo on Sunday 11th March

    This session explains the basic concepts in browser implementations of core Web document technologies (HTML, XHTML, CSS, and SVG), explains their general performance characteristics and how they interact with Javascript, ...

    At Austin Convention Center, Ballroom A, 1st floor (map)

  24. The Complexity Curve: How to Design for Simplicity to

    Solo on Saturday 10th March

    Interfaces and devices are providing more and more power and functionality to people, and in many cases this additional power is accompanied by increasing complexity. Although people have more experience ...

    At Austin Convention Center, Ballroom BC (map)

  25. The Right Tool for the Job: Native or Mobile Web? to

    Panel on Tuesday 13th March

    Mobile devices are changing how we communicate today just as fundamentally as the web has for the past decade, and businesses of all types are rushing to embrace their potential. ...

    At Austin Convention Center, Ballroom A, 1st floor (map)

  26. The Secret Lives of the Brain to

    Solo on Friday 9th March

    If the conscious mind--the part you consider you--is just the tip of the iceberg in the brain, what is all the rest doing? Neuroscientist David Eagleman, author of the New ...

    At Austin Convention Center, Ballroom EF (map)

  27. A Crash Course in Becoming SuperBetter to

    Solo on Friday 9th March

    In 2009, a mild traumatic brain injury changed the way that game designer Jane McGonigal thought about everything -- literally. She spent a year recovering -- struggling to think clearly, ...

    At Austin Convention Center, Exhibit Hall 5 (map)

  28. Bootcamp for a UX Team of None to

    Panel on Monday 12th March

    This workshop will introduce you to affordable user experience design methods for getting user input and feedback throughout your design and development process. These methods, like guerrilla research, gamestorming, and ...

    At Austin Convention Center, Ballroom BC (map)

  29. Design from the Gut: Dangerous or Differentiator? to

    Panel on Friday 9th March

    The internet is a never-ending data source. Through it we are able to monitor visitor activity, study traffic patterns, and use these analytics to help guide users in the directions ...

    At Austin Convention Center, Ballroom BC (map)

  30. 100 Things Designers Need to Know About People to

    Book Reading on Tuesday 13th March

    You design to elicit responses from people. You want them to buy, read, register, or take an action. In order to design for people you need to understand how people ...

    At Austin Convention Center, Ballroom G, 4th floor (map)

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