Austin

Ride fare

Big Ideas

Ride fare

Austin – Ride Austin is a not-for-profit taxi service designed to fill the vacuum left by Lyft and Uber.
Ride Austin : Ride Share : Mobility
SXSW Interactive 2016 Review: Part 2

Big Ideas

SXSW Interactive 2016 Review: Part 2

Part two of our show review looks at the key take-outs from SXSW Interactive that will continue to resonate in 2016 and beyond.
Gen Z : SXSW : SXSW Interactive
SXSW Interactive 2016 Review: Part 1

Big Ideas

SXSW Interactive 2016 Review: Part 1

With no stand-out app or innovation, there was a subdued air at SXSW Interactive 2016, where brand activations mingled with panels on robots, artif...
SXSW Interactive : Robotics : SXSW Interactive 2016
SXSW Interactive 2016: A Kodak moment

News

SXSW Interactive 2016: A Kodak moment

Austin – Kodak’s Moments have been rethought to fit in the age of social media.
Kodak : Photography : SXSW 2016
SXSW Interactive 2015: Part 2

Big Ideas

SXSW Interactive 2015: Part 2

SXSW Interactive is a show of ideas not products. This year was no different as panellists debated diversity in the technology world, the promise o...
Design Fiction : SXSW 2015 : Gender
SXSW Interactive 2015: Part 1

Big Ideas

SXSW Interactive 2015: Part 1

In 2015, SXSW Interactive featured exuberant debates about technology, from synthetic biology to retail disruption and emerging media and storytel...
SXSW : Synthetic Biology : Virtual Reality
Pop projection-mapping

News

Pop projection-mapping

Austin, Texas – Interactive designers at Rhizomatiks and Japanese pop group Perfume stole the show at this year’s SXSW with a stunning li...
Perfume : Rhizomatiks : Projection Mapping
SXSell: How to make it at South by Southwest

Viewpoints

SXSell: How to make it at South by Southwest

To win at SXSW, brands should follow Delta Air Lines’ example, emphasising authenticity and focusing on influencers.
SXSW : Delta : McDonald's
SXSW: Fast-casual chef

Big Ideas

SXSW: Fast-casual chef

American chef David Chang announced the opening of a fast-casual restaurant at SXSW 2015.
Fast Casual : SXSW 2015 : Affordable Dining
SXSW: Shia LaBeouf's beating heart

Big Ideas

SXSW: Shia LaBeouf's beating heart

Actor Shia LaBeouf unveiled a new art project at SXSW 2015, where people can watch his heart beat online as he moves through the festival.
SXSW 2015 : Pplkpr : Wearable Technology
SXSW Interactive 2015 Preview

Big Ideas

SXSW Interactive 2015 Preview

LS:N Global will be reporting from Austin for SXSW Interactive 2015, identifying key emerging trends and disruptive innovations.
SXSW 2015 : The Immortal Brand : Whole-systems Thinking
SXSW Interactive 2014 - Part 2

Big Ideas

SXSW Interactive 2014 - Part 2

Fashion brands and retailers were out in force for South by Southwest Interactive 2014, and ‘fashion tech’ became something of a catchall buzzwor...
SXSW : SXSW Interactive : SXSWi
SXSW Interactive 2014 - Part 1

Big Ideas

SXSW Interactive 2014 - Part 1

The idea still seems unlikely: every year, for five days in March, a mid-size city in Texas is transformed into the world’s undisputed hub for cr...
SXSW : SXSW Interactive : SXSWi
Convergence Retail

Markets

Convergence Retail

As consumers dictate new rules of retail engagement, the lines are blurring between the retail, hospitality, entertainment and lifestyle sectors.
Beth Bentley : Wieden + Kennedy : Virgin Group
SXSW: Doritos pushes fans to the limit at South by Southwest

Big Ideas

SXSW: Doritos pushes fans to the limit at South by Southwest

Doritos offers consumers tickets to see Lady Gaga at SXSW
Doritos : Music : SXSW
Silicon chef: IBM introduces computer-designed food

News

Silicon chef: IBM introduces computer-designed food

Austin, Texas – IBM has teamed up with New York’s Institute of Culinary Education to showcase food designed with the help of computers at this year...
IBM : Institute Of Culinary Education : SXSWi
True fiction: Bates Motel pops up at SXSWi2014

News

True fiction: Bates Motel pops up at SXSWi2014

Austin, Texas – US cable channel A&E has come up with a novel, factional way to promote its Bates Motel show at this year’s South by Southwest Inte...
A&E : Bates Motel : SXSWi
SXSW Interactive 2014 Preview

Big Ideas

SXSW Interactive 2014 Preview

As leaders in creative industries gather at South by Southwest Interactive for a week of inspiration, fellowship and breakfast tacos, LS:N Global...
South By Southwest Interactive : SXSW : SXSW Interactive
Style cycle: Padded pants for female city cyclists

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Style cycle: Padded pants for female city cyclists

Austin, Texas – More and more women are going to work by bicycle, but it presents a dilemma when picking an outfit in the morning. Christiana Guzma...
Fitness : Christiana Guzman : New Adventure-seekers
Mind games: Muse is Nike Fuel for the brain

News

Mind games: Muse is Nike Fuel for the brain

Austin, Texas – Toronto-based InteraXon is at South by Southwest Interactive this week demonstrating Muse, a brain-sensing device that aims to take...
InteraXon : Muse : South By SouthWest
A map for that: Zeega boosts transmedia storytelling

News

A map for that: Zeega boosts transmedia storytelling

Austin – Web publishing platform Zeega is putting the power of interactive, transmedia storytelling into the hands of non-technologists, building a...
Zeega : Austin Music Map : Documentary Storytelling
Sworn enemy: Cinema answers customer complaint

News

Sworn enemy: Cinema answers customer complaint

Sworn enemy: Cinema answers customer complaint
Advertising : Ads : Austin
SXSW Overview 2012

Big Ideas

SXSW Overview 2012

Founded in 1987, South By Southwest (SXSW) began as a festival focused on music. In 1994, it added film and multimedia components, and in 2011 it a...
Nike : Pointburst : FedEx
SXSW- The rise of interest networks

Big Ideas

SXSW- The rise of interest networks

Will these location-based interest apps take off? Margaret Ryan, a San Francisco-based marketing consultant, is not convinced. ‘One of the challeng...
Twitter : Highlight : Glancee
Social enterprise: BBH in hot spot for charity

News

Social enterprise: BBH in hot spot for charity

Social enterprise: BBH in hot spot for charity
Anarconomy Decade : Charity : Austin
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