Last week, as the technorati returned home from their working spring breaks in Austin for SXSW Interactive, the backlash began almost immediately. It started with Jolie O’Dell’s post, smartly entitled “Why SXSW Sucks.” It quickly followed with the predictable back and forth, and many reporters and attendees said that this year’s SXSWi was too big, too crowded, and too overtly sponsored.
Calling upon all central Texas tech companies, employees, entrepreneurs and friends to donate to the $600,000 matching fund for Haiti assistance
The Great Tabulation is coming, and here is how it can actually save publishing. (Really).
Despite whatever analogies the typically curmudgeonly Jack Shafer might make, even if the tablet only lives up to only a portion of its promise, it will be a game changing device.
This year brought the emergence of two new local online news publications, the Texas Tribune and Austin Post. Out of necessity, both are operating outside of the traditional for-profit media market, yet is non-profit status really the only viable option for online news and the future of journalism?