Interactive 2014

SXSW Interactive 2014 Program Guide

SXSW Interactive 2014 Program Guide: Tomorrow Happens Here

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SXSW 2012 Interactive Festival | 81 SXSW 2014 Interactive Festival 81 Content and Distribution The emergence of new media platforms and distribution channels have radically reshaped the communication industries and altered the flow of online and offline content. For all those with a vested interest in publishing, copyright law, content strategy and distribution come participate in discussions that will touch on topics like these, and more. All Keynote sessions will be simulcast in all session rooms equipped with a projector. Venue Highlights FEARLESSLY FUNNY: THE WOMEN CHANGING DIGITAL HUMOR Saturday, March 8: 5:00pm | Room 18abcd Irreverent, outrageous and hilarious women are transforming the way readers connect with digital media. Jane Pratt, founder of Sassy and Jane magazines and now, has assembled a panel of brilliant, feisty and fearlessly funny women. Join them for a discussion of what women actually find funny, how social media has empowered humor through shameless over-sharing, and where these women find the best material. Audience Q&A to follow. THE FRAGILE LAW THAT PROTECTS ONLINE SPEECH Sunday, March 9: 3:30pm | Room 12ab Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act is responsible for the shape of the Internet as we know it today, by freeing websites from needing to conduct a legal review of every communication that crosses their systems. And yet, its protection is both controversial and fragile. This panel will explore the voices demanding changes to Section 230 and the consequences of yielding to such demands. WHY DIDN'T A TECH JOURNALIST BREAK PRISM? Monday, March 10: 11:00am | Room 18abcd The tech story of 2013—the PRISM revelations and their fallout—wasn't broken by technology jour- nalists. Why was that? Are most tech reporters too wrapped up in tasks like rewriting press releas- es about new apps and reviewing the latest hit smartphone to bother investigating real scandals? Re/code's Kara Swisher, TechCrunch's Alexia Tsotsis and The Next Web's Martin Bryant find out. CODE MONKEY SAVE WORLD: A KICKSTARTER CASE STUDY Tuesday, March 11: 11:00am | Room 18abcd In 2013, the comic book Code Monkey Save World from comic writer Greg Pak and Internet super- star musician Jonathan Coulton, became the highest grossing original graphic novel in the history of Kickstarter. Pak, Coulton, and their fulfillment guru Drew Westphal will discuss the creative challenges and joys behind the project. ANNA DEVEARE SMITH BEN HUH JANE PRATT MANDO RAYO CONTENT & DISTRIBUTION AUSTIN CONVENTION CENTER, LEVEL 4: 500 E CESAR CHAVEZ STREET 4abc 12ab SX Bookstore SXXPress 11ab 13ab 17b PayPal Lounge 17a 6ab 7 5abc 10 c 16ab 15 Digital Domain 8a ACC Level 4 ACC Level 3 4 th Street Trinity Street East 1 st (Cesar Chavez) Street Red River Street 18abcd Ballroom E Ballroom F Ballroom D Getty Day Stage (Ballroom G) 10 ab 9 abc Beacon N Vuse Lounge Vuse Smoking Deck FESTIVAL SESSIONS

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