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  1. Sex on the Web – The Sabotage of Relationships? to

    Panel on Friday 9th March

    People want to confess who they are to someone, anyone. And they want to discover who they are through that dialogue. Bonding occurs through disclosure and empathetic acceptance of that ...

    At Driskill Hotel, Driskill Ballroom, Mezzanine (map)

  2. ASL: The Evolution and Future of Online Dating to

    Solo on Friday 9th March

    The 90’s introduced people to the wonders of dial-up internet, screen names, and the pursuit of digital romance. The only problem was, we never really knew who was on the ...

    At Driskill Hotel, Driskill Ballroom, Mezzanine (map)

  3. Enhanced Interrogation: The Modern-Day Interview to

    Panel on Friday 9th March

    You've updated LinkedIn. Created your about.me profile. Nailed your elevator pitch. Congratulations! You finally landed that elusive interview. Now what? Demand for talent in the tech industry is supposedly at ...

    At Driskill Hotel, Citadel (map)

  4. Shift & Reset: Solving Complex Problems to

    Live Podcast on Friday 9th March

    Join Shift & Reset author, Brian Reich, for this live podcast kicking off the discussion about the big themes of the 2012 SXSW Interactive Festival. Brian will talk with some ...

    At Driskill Hotel, Maximilian (map)

  5. Datatainment: Soccer Sexes-Up Spreadsheets to

    Solo on Saturday 10th March

    We've had data visualisation. We've had data journalism. But there's a missing layer that sport has ignored. Only the most passionate of fanatical sporting statisticians can get joy from the ...

    At Driskill Hotel, Maximilian (map)

  6. I Used Data Analytics to Game Online Dating to

    Solo on Saturday 10th March

    I was tired of terrible first dates. When I decided to try online dating, I wasn’t going to let my profile mugshot and a few lines about me decide my ...

    At Driskill Hotel, Driskill Ballroom, Mezzanine (map)

  7. The Present of Print: Paper's Persistence to

    Panel on Saturday 10th March

    It's common to call the printing press revolutionary. But the printing press did not eliminate handwriting. To this day, we have Moleskine notebooks, Post-It Notes, hipster PDAs. Similarly, the digital ...

    At Driskill Hotel, Citadel (map)

  8. Securing Your Data in a Target-Rich Environment to

    Solo on Saturday 10th March

    Each year, thousands of technophiles descend upon Austin, bringing Internet-connected laptops, phones and tablets with them, and most of them think very little about keeping their personal communications secure. Open ...

    At Driskill Hotel, Citadel (map)

  9. The Sports Fan in 2015 to

    Dual on Saturday 10th March

    Thanks largely to digital innovation, being a sports fan has never been so emotionally charged, or fun, as it is today. Fans no longer just watch. They participate, analyze, critique, ...

    At Driskill Hotel, Driskill Ballroom, Mezzanine (map)

  10. Is Social Media a Human Right? to

    Panel on Saturday 10th March

    Earlier this year, United Nations special rapporteur Frank La Rue overwhelmingly declared access to the internet as "an indispensable tool for realizing a range of human rights, combating inequality, and ...

    At Driskill Hotel, Citadel (map)

  11. The Solid Verbal Live Podcast to

    Live Podcast on Saturday 10th March

    Four years ago, The Solid Verbal was a little-known, low-rent college football podcast started by two guys in different states who had never met. Now, after an incredible journey, hosts ...

    At Driskill Hotel, Maximilian (map)

  12. When Biomechanics Attack: Hard New Sports Lessons to

    Dual on Saturday 10th March

    Where people used to just run, now they are now denigrated as heel-strikers or running around barefoot. Serious bikers use algorithms, and hours, to figure out silly things like how ...

    At Driskill Hotel, Driskill Ballroom, Mezzanine (map)

  13. Fantasy Sports: Where Does It Go from Here? to

    Panel on Saturday 10th March

    Fantasy sports began in the 1960s as a way for sports junkies to "interact" more with their favorite sports by selecting their own rosters and competing against like minded sports ...

    At Driskill Hotel, Driskill Ballroom, Mezzanine (map)

  14. The Basketball Jones Live Podcast to

    Live Podcast on Saturday 10th March

    Today, The Basketball Jones is a daily NBA podcast, award-winning blog, and television show. Five years ago, it was a money-losing passion project recorded in a kitchen. The story of ...

    At Driskill Hotel, Maximilian (map)

  15. Food Trucks Share Social Media Tips to

    Panel on Sunday 11th March

    From New York to Los Angeles, Korean barbecue to waffles, food trucks are popping up across the country and taking the nation by storm. Kicking storefronts to the curb, chefs ...

    At Driskill Hotel, Citadel (map)

  16. The Positive Power of Sports to

    Panel on Sunday 11th March

    In his role as General Manager of the San Antonio Spurs RC Buford has enjoyed being part of four NBA Championship celebrations. In his work with kids in Africa and ...

    At Driskill Hotel, Driskill Ballroom, Mezzanine (map)

  17. Cultures of Basketball: Sports in Higher Education to

    Solo on Sunday 11th March

    In this presentation, I will share the story of a groundbreaking pedagogical experiment that quickly gained national and international attention: teaching “Cultures of Basketball” at the University of Michigan. Inspired ...

    At Driskill Hotel, Driskill Ballroom, Mezzanine (map)

  18. The Rise of Brooklyn Food Scene to

    Panel on Sunday 11th March

    Could Brooklyn be to food what Seattle was to music --- a hotbed of creative people doing new things? There are tons of artisans finding new businesses and launching new ...

    At Driskill Hotel, Citadel (map)

  19. Better Food Through Open Data Standards to

    Panel on Sunday 11th March

    There is an explosion in the number of services created to help people make better choices about how we produce, consume, and interact with food. Challenges related to the accuracy ...

    At Driskill Hotel, Citadel (map)

  20. Boxcutters Podcast: Episode 300 to

    Live Podcast on Sunday 11th March

    Boxcutters is a podcast all about television. It's the only Australian podcast to ever be invited to do a live show at SXSW and this live episode will be the ...

    At Driskill Hotel, Maximilian (map)

  21. Online Sports and the Internet's Meaning Machine to

    Solo on Sunday 11th March

    Ron Prince went from being a disgraced former Kansas State head football coach to being the internet's first job candidate for everything from coaching vacancies to the Presidency of Libya. ...

    At Driskill Hotel, Driskill Ballroom, Mezzanine (map)

  22. Cookbook 2.0: The Future of Recipe Content to

    Dual on Sunday 11th March

    Whither the cookbook? It’s a question that publishers, authors, agents, just about anyone in the industry is asking. Questions around content generation, monetization opportunities, and new media all have prompted ...

    At Driskill Hotel, Citadel (map)

  23. Sports Media: The Beat Goes Gone? to

    Panel on Sunday 11th March

    Until quite recently, there was a single source of record for your favorite sports team: The beat writer. For decades, the local paper determined what sports fans would consume and ...

    At Driskill Hotel, Driskill Ballroom, Mezzanine (map)

  24. Stuff You Should Know Podcast to

    Live Podcast on Sunday 11th March

    At Driskill Hotel, Maximilian (map)

  25. 2012: You Bet Your Asteroid the World Won't End to

    Panel on Monday 12th March

    Niburu! Comet Elenin! Asteroid YU55! It's not the end of the world, really. NASA and Discover's "Bad Astronomer" Phil Plait are here to explain why. This panel discussion will take ...

    At Driskill Hotel, Citadel (map)

  26. Street-Level Genius: An African Maker Safari to

    Panel on Monday 12th March

    From bicycle-powered mobile phone chargers to a helicopter built from an old Honda Civic and the remains of a crashed 747, Africa has been producing a unique strain of innovators ...

    At Driskill Hotel, Maximilian (map)

  27. The New Aesthetic: Seeing Like Digital Devices to

    Panel on Monday 12th March

    Slowly, but increasingly definitively, our technologies and our devices are learning to see, to hear, to place themselves in the world. Phones know their location by GPS. Financial algorithms read ...

    At Driskill Hotel, Driskill Ballroom, Mezzanine (map)

  28. Spacebits: Awesomeness, Balloons, Space and DIY to

    Dual on Monday 12th March

    Slightly over a year ago we had this idea of trying to launch a ballon into the stratosphere (~100,000 feet) with a couple of cameras and get it back down ...

    At Driskill Hotel, Citadel (map)

  29. Technology and Fashion to

    Panel on Monday 12th March

    The Technology and Fashion session shows the language of art and design expressed through the intertwining of technology and fashion. Using recent and new technologies, amazing things are happening to ...

    At Driskill Hotel, Driskill Ballroom, Mezzanine (map)

  30. Get Excited and Make Things with Science to

    Panel on Monday 12th March

    The relationship most adults have with science is one of observation: watching government agencies explore on behalf of us, but not actually exploring it ourselves. Science should be disruptively accessible ...

    At Driskill Hotel, Citadel (map)