Tag Archives: South by Southwest

A Beer Drinker’s Guide to SXSW: Five of the Best #BeersofTexas

As a first-timer at the South by Southwest Interactive Conference last year, I found it pretty overwhelming deciding what to do. There are so many simulataneous events, meetups, parties, and of course panels, with everything laid out on the official … Continue reading

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We Don’t Need No Stinkin’ Badges! Or Do We?

During the NBA Finals this year I did something I never thought I’d do. I intentionally checked in on Foursquare when I wasn’t planning to go somewhere, just to get a badge. For the finals between the Lakers and Celtics, the NBA partnered with Foursquare to offer team badges. “Go Lakers!” comments with any check-in earned the user a Lakers badge; “Go Celtics!” comments earned the Celtics badge. Continue reading

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Welcome to The Beer Tour

    A few months ago I posted about my experiences at South by Southwest, highlighted by the Beers of Texas Tour that Amanda Rykoff and I put together. Our resulting Twitter account, @BeersofTexas, has not yet become the Internet … Continue reading

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Yesterday Happened Here: Merging the Old with the New at SXSW

The tagline for the annual South by Southwest conference and festival is “Tomorrow Happens Here.” It ┬áis known to be the place where new music, film, media and technology break ground. For the Interactive portion of the event, SXSWi, new … Continue reading

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