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SXSW Interactive 2014 Program Guide

SXSW Interactive 2014 Program Guide: Tomorrow Happens Here

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5:00 PM Ballroom F The Case for the Coding CEO New Relic Founder and CEO Lew Cirne will discuss the benefits of being a coding CEO and will share what leaders in tech can achieve by coding. Lew Cirne Memes w/ Meaning: Why We Love Crazy Gifs & Videos Anthropology-based research shows that all the wacky digital memes aren't nonsense, but a form of brilliance. Join us as we decode it. Abigail Posner Giving Your Fans Brand Ownership Hear how Hasbro reignited the iconic brand Monopoly and changed the game forever while validating cats as a global icon worldwide. Victor Lee Decoding the Cult Brand Genome Cult brands do six things better than anyone else. Come discover what it takes to not only get customers to buy, but to buy-in. Chris Kneeland SATURDAY, MARCH 8 11:00 AM Ballroom E Pixels, Plows & Personas: The UX of Food Deserts Examine the cultural and societal impact of inclusive technology on today's food communities. Kel Smith 43 Tongues: Emerging Market Apps for IOS & Android 43 Tongues: Building global mobile and tablet apps in 43 languages for emerging markets Android, Apple IOS mobile and tablet platforms. Will Sullivan China Tech 101 —Innovation & Internationalization A world of two Internets: this talk demystifies China's tech landscape and explores the opportunity of bridging innovation between US and China. Justin Tsang The Real Reasons Why There Are Few Blacks in Tech You can't innovate without diversity. Learn how digital undivided is overcoming the barriers to increasing the number of blacks in tech. Kathryn Finney 11:00 AM Ballroom F Tweet Like a Roman: Social Media's Long History It's easy to assume that social media is a recent development, but it can be traced back to Roman times. What lessons can history teach us? Tom Standage Why Reading Is a Flawed, Dying Technology Why sights, sounds, smells, feels, and gestures trump words when trying to communicate specific meanings. Ed Castillo Breaking Out of the Future Trap Science fiction has played a crucial role in imagining the future, but who is doing "the new imagining" in the digital space? Yashoda Sampath From Quantified to Optimized: Custom Health Care What we're seeing today are the beginnings of new ex- pert systems, new doctors, new research, and people who want to live in optimal health. Chris Matthews 12:30 PM Ballroom E African Entrepreneur : Innovation Amongst Africans Wherever there are challenges, African creative minds thrive on building inventive alternative solutions. What can we learn from them? Fourie Du Preez How Data Is Changing International Development Talent and good ideas are universal, but access is not. Nathaniel Manning Forget BRIC! Middle East & Africa, Please Stand Up Looking for the next big technology hub and new excit- ing opportunities? This session looks at the Middle East and Africa. Does it fit the bill? Speakers TBA How Hyper-Developing Markets Are Kicking Our Ass A celebration of all the cool, rad and groundbreaking work that is emanating from so-called developing nations. Max Lenderman 12:30 PM Ballroom F Humanity 2.0: What Are We Becoming? Technology isn't just changing the world, it is changing us. What are we becoming? Byron Reese How Photoshop Affects Your Memory Take a look at how fake images everywhere can alter our memories. Rose Eveleth Time Perception: Live Longer by Jumping from a Car The science behind the flexibility of time and how one man lived the longest perceived year on record in hu- man history. Matt Danzico Life Lessons from a Professional Dominatrix Practical lessons from the exotic underworld of BDSM can be universally applied to relationships, personal growth and challenges in life. Kali Williams 3:30 PM Ballroom E Tech + Art: Digital Innovation in the Art World Let's look at how iBeacons, Wii environments, mobile and other location-based technologies are impacting the art museum visitor experience. Leslie Wolke Crowdsourced Art: Activating Creative Publics Exploring the aesthetic, cultural and technological implications of crowdsourced art, and the levels of participation that such art enables. Ioana Literat Physical Design Meets Interaction Design Architectural and industrial design carry advice for the still fetal interaction design field. The audience will leave knowing where to look for ideas. Michael Senkow Lost & Found: The Search for Harry & Edna 1,000 photographs—lost in the 1950s and found in a junk store 60 years later. Who are these people? Jeff Phillips 3:30 PM Ballroom F A Fun, Fit Future: Social Media Takes on Fitness Learn how fitness apps and wearable devices engage and connect users. This Future15 talk provides a preview of the future of social for fitness. Florian Gschwandtner Crowdsourcing Your Neighborhood Learn about some of the first urban development projects ever to tap the wisdom of the crowds. Kenneth Shin The Art of the Facebook Call Out Refinery29's Leila Brillson unveils the art of the Face- book callout —demonstrating the tips, tricks and tools to engage readers in content. Leila Brillson The Dating Game: Mobile Tech's Impact on Singles Greg Liberman, CEO of Spark Networks (JDate & ChristianMingle), shares how daters can put their best PHONE forward to meet someone special. Gregory Liberman 5:00 PM Ballroom E Digital Painting: We're Living in the Future! A talk about digital painting—with a focus on current trends and potential advances—that asks, "What does this mean for art as we know it?" Leah Davis How Visual Life Logging Is Changing Photography Exploring the way we record, share and experience our signature aesthetics. David McNamara False Volumes, Real Letters An examination of the development of Dado Queiroz's lettering work, highlighting the sometimes erratic evolution of key visual techniques. Dado Queiroz 5:00 PM Ballroom F Tangible Memory: Technology & the Digital Body Emerging technologies combined with the digital body to enable entirely new ways of mourning and interacting with the dead. Melissa Martin SXSW 2014 Interactive Festival 170 171 SXSW 2014 Interactive Festival FUTURE 15 SESSIONS ACC, LEVEL 4 [BALLROOMS E & F]: 500 E CESAR CHAVEZ STREET SPECIAL PROGRAMS

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