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Tips for South by Southwest Interactive (SXSWi) from a local

Saturday, March 7, 2009


It’s that time of year again, when the tech universe is abuzz with the digital creative delights of the South by Southwest Interactive (SXSWi) conference in Austin, Texas. Since I live in the Austin metro area and this is my third “South by,” I thought I’d update last year’s post on why SXSWi is like [...]

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Why SXSWi is like visiting Disney World

Thursday, February 28, 2008


I’m a parent and a travel writer, so of course I’ve gritted my teeth through “It’s a Small World After All,” stood patiently in long lines to ride Pirates of the Caribbean and scribbled advice for anyone else who wants to tackle the Walt Disney World behemoth. The similarities are striking between planning an assault [...]

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Ever I Saw Your Face: The Lure of Conferences

Tuesday, January 22, 2008


Conference-hopping is probably not the best use of your time, if it’s just for the sake of racking up those badges, schwag laptop bags and stacks of business cards that you’ll never look at again. Are you stuck on a social media conference circuit, hearing some of the same speakers again and again? Why do [...]

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