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SXSW Interactive is the “experience” festival, and Mindshare@SXSW discovers and deciphers the surprise and delight of the new start-ups, products, and platforms debuting each year. The Mindshare team fans out across Austin to bring back insights for our adaptive marketing ideas and culturally relevant learnings for our clients.

Mindshare@SXSWi: Wake Up, Austin – Wednesday, March 15

We're on day six of SXSW and the Interactive space is starting to wind down, though excitement is still in the air. Sessions for today cover a variety of topics, from content and adaptive marketing to the experience economy. Here...

SXSW Round-Up: Three Key Themes from the Past Week

Background: SXSW Interactive is far from your ordinary marketing conference; it is perhaps the only event out there that examines the impact of technology on society from every angle. From discussions on advertising to digital activism, government regulations, entertainment, and...

Mindshare@SXSWi: Wake Up, Austin – Friday, March 10

“I don't care if Monday's blue, Tuesday's gray and Wednesday too, Thursday I don't care about you, It's Friday I'm in love.” Lyrics from The Cure couldn’t be more appropriate for today. It’s the first day of the 2017 SXSWi...

Mindshare@SXSWi: Interview with Digiday’s Kerry Flynn

Mindshare’s Jared James caught up with Digiday’s Kerry Flynn at SXSWi, to talk about the weird and wonderful at the festival. Q: SXSW has something for everyone. What keeps you coming back each year? A: There's a lot of discussion around...

Being Woke is Not an Adaptive Marketing Strategy: Mindshare@SXSW

Urban Dictionary defines “woke” as follows: “Although an incorrect tense of awake, a reference to how people should be aware in current affairs. ‘While you are obessing with the Kardashians, there are millions of homeless in the world. STAY WOKE.'" The first...

Mindshare@SXSWi: Nightcap, Day 5

Though Austin can’t seem to make up its mind about the weather, day five at SXSW turned out to be beautiful, with the afternoon shaping up to be perfect patio weather. Today was also extra delicious because being March...

Ad Age: Three Takeaways (And a Tip) from SXSW

Ad Age looks back at SXSW this week, with a look at Elon Musk and the ethics of artificial intelligence, accountability for tech leaders, new developments for augmented reality, and more. Excerpt: That point struck a chord with Mindshare Canada Chief...
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Culture Vulture Live: Autonomous Living at SXSWi

Every year, thousands of people attend SXSW Interactive - a festival that's at the epicenter of technology and culture. Here's a few key themes to look out for at this year's SXSWi - everything from the world of autonomous...

Hey Google, Do You Understand What I Am Saying? Mindshare@SXSW

How we interact with computers has evolved a great deal and with the growth of Voice, it’s only gotten easier for the consumer to get what they want from their devices. Today, you can interact with a smart speaker...

Mindshare@SXSWi: Wake Up, Austin – Tuesday, March 14

The sun is shining, the birds are singing, and we’re ready to take on day five of SXSWi! Here’s what we’ve got on tap for today: Redefining Ad Tech in a Distributed World 9:30am-10:30am, Hyatt Regency Austin, Zilker Ballroom 3-4 This session...

Helping you navigate SXSW 2019 – our tips, picks and tricks

SXSW in Austin returns on March 8, bringing together some of the brightest minds in technology and culture. More than just an ordinary marketing conference, the festival looks at the impact of technology on society from every angle –...

Mindshare NA’s Guide to SXSWi 2017

Coming to SXSW Interactive? Let Mindshare be your guide. We've curated a list of recommended sessions for each day (everything from AI to mixed reality to gaming and more), transit options, restaurant ideas, and key advice on how to...

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