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Walter Isaacson discusses latest biography in SXSW talk

Chris Duncan March 10, 2018

Starting his lecture off with a thank you to Austin for housing his family after Hurricane Katrina, Walter Isaacson delivered a stoic talk about Leonardo da Vinci’s connection of art and technology,...


Real-life Westworld allows guests to “Live Without Limits” in immersive installation

James Preston Poole March 10, 2018

The immediate thought that came to life when HBO announced their intention to install a real-life version of the town of Sweetwater from their hit show “Westworld” was “how the hell are...

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Ethereum co-founder Joseph Lubin explains exactly why blockchain is the future of business

Chris Duncan March 10, 2018

During his Q&A with Forbes Senior Editor Laura Shin, Ethereum co-founder Joseph Lubin discussed the power of blockchain technology,   Lubin, wearing a typical tech-guru casual t-shirt and...

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Ready Player One VR experience teases fans with 80’s nostalgia and interactive exhibits

Chris Duncan March 10, 2018

Of all the events at this year’s SXSW festival, the Ready Player One VR experience might have the longest wait, but those with patience will be rewarded with a tease for the highly-anticipated film. Based...

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Audiences will make noise for innovative horror “A Quiet Place”

James Preston Poole March 10, 2018

Actor John Krasinski, best known as Jim from the television series  “The Office”, may seem like an obvious choice to helm a horror film, but judging by the quality of “A Quiet Place”,...


Bill Hader makes his directing debut at SXSW with the HBO TV series “Barry”

Andrea Tinning March 10, 2018

Some T.V shows are meant to be comical breaks from reality while others are designed to make you think. A few even aim to jar their audiences with gore and suspense. “Barry” does it all in...


Bernie Sanders makes his SXSW debut with empowering discussion of key political issues

Andrea Tinning March 10, 2018

Senator Bernie Sanders made his SXSW debut with an interviewer he is familiar with, CNN Chief Washington Correspondent and host of the weekly political talk show “State of the Union”, Jake...

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SXSW wellness expo teaches you how to live your best life

Noelle Henry March 10, 2018

Determining what’s healthy for us mentally and physically is a tricky task, but South by Southwest’s new Wellness Expo is here to give you some clarity. The Wellness Expo is a free event...


Q&A: Billie Eilish talks SXSW, songwriting

Hailey Howe March 10, 2018

At just 16 years old, Los Angeles-based singer Billie Eilish will take the stage at South by Southwest. The songstress began singing as a young child and went viral after she released her debut single,...


Q&A: Mother Falcon Prepares for a Second Flight

Ruben Paquian March 10, 2018

The 12-man Austin-based indie orchestra Mother Falcon, formed in 2008, have been composing and performing orchestral pop tunes for years. Since their successful albums You Knew, Alhambra and Good Luck...


Lynyrd Skynyrd founder and guitarist Gary Rossington discusses upcoming SXSW documentary

Chris Duncan March 10, 2018

In their heyday, Lynyrd Skynyrd was a 70s Southern rock powerhouse, but after a tragic 1977 plane crash, the surviving members of the band were left without their brothers. The band has since reunited...


Slideshow: Texas vs OSU | 10.22.17

Brooke Crim, Angel Ulloa, Gabby Lanza, and Carlos Garcia October 22, 2017

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