aNewDomain: SXSW 2012: Rain, Crowds and the Banality of the Popular

Link: aNewDomain: SXSW 2012: Rain, Crowds and the Banality of the Popular Over the past decade, tech culture has gone mainstream into pop culture. The size and influence of the SXSW Interactive conference has grown in concert with the popularity of tech culture. This year that change was painfully evident in Austin…

Writer, Editor – aNewDomain [dot] net

Today I’m excited to join the editorial staff of aNewDomain [dot] net.  aNewDomain is an exploration of technology culture founded by great tech luminaries (and TWiT cohorts) Gina Smith, John C. Dvorak, Eric Mack, and BYTE senior technologist Dr. Jerry Pournelle. My emphasis at aNewDomain will be editing and writing about technology in politics, culture, … Continue reading Writer, Editor – aNewDomain [dot] net

SXSW ’12, the Quick and Dirty Takeaway: “He Had A Lot To Say”

Over the past few years the scale of SXSW has changed the event. The experience of reconnecting with friends and colleagues seems to have melted like whiskey-glass ice and resulted in a diluted experience.

Lines at SXSWi 2012. That said, SXSW Interactive is still a lot of fun, particularly for marketers seeking spring break while on the clock. I met a ton of super people, reconnected with old friends, networked like a truly terrible bastard, uttered many vulgarities at top volume (with and without whiskey), and moderated a panel on the future of work.

SXSW Panel Audio – The Future of Philanthropy: Social Giving Takes Off

This previous March I was invited to moderate a panel on philanthropy at the SXSW Interactive conference in Austin, Texas.  The panel, organized by Sarah Vela (@Orchid8), was a lively and productive discussion that centered around how best to leverage social web technologies to increase philanthropic activity. While the SXSW conference does not provide embeddable or … Continue reading SXSW Panel Audio – The Future of Philanthropy: Social Giving Takes Off

SXSW Interactive: The Quick and Dirty Takeaway

Link: SXSW Interactive: The Quick and Dirty Takeaway SXSW Interactive 2011 Takeaway This is a quick and dirty bullet list of #SXSWi 2011 trends, observations, and accomplishments. While this list is limited to bullets, I’m happy to answer questions…