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SXSW 2015

SXSW Interactive is a conference/trade show in Austin, Texas. It is a huge multimedia event that brings together people from all over - startups, universities, companies, musicians, filmmakers, to even the head of innovation at DARPA.There are talks about the future of AI, to who owns our wearable data, as well as a trade show floor. It’s like CES and TED combined with a dash of E3 to create a love-child. It’s overwhelming, there’s an influx of 50,000 people, there’s so much going on you are constantly experiencing that “fear of missing out”. Here's our coverage of it.

Guests include:

  • Ben Medlock, the CTO of SwiftKey on our AI future
  • Rachel Kalmar on who owns our wearable data
  • Joi Ito, the director of the MIT Media Lab, on the value of IP
  • Tim Marzullo of Backyard Brains where we play with controlling another person
  • Sunanda Sharma about what she's working on at the Mediated Matter Group at MIT
  • Nick Case of NASA and sending humans to Mars
  • Meagan of Ghostery about who is tracking us online
  • Alex Reben the creator of the adorable BlabDroid


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published this page in Listen 2015-03-25 14:23:18 -0700



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