Roy Bahat, president of video gaming site IGN Entertainment, on his company’s call for software developers: bring your passion, bring your talent, but leave the resume behind.
Tomio Geron talks with Karma co-founder Lee Linden about his new app which enables its users to share gifts with others based upon social media recommendations.
CEO Michael Lazerow on the new marketing revolution in social media and how to be on the forefront of increasing a brand’s reach.
“When everyone else loses power, I’ve still got my pencil.”
New Yorker cartoonist Matthew Diffee discusses the mechanics of his craft, why he hasn’t embraced technology and draws three exclusive cartoon panels for Forbes’ Jeff Bercovici at SXSW Interactive.
It’s a tough competition out there. Zack O’Malley Greenberg wants to know how the rising artists of SXSW land gigs in Austin - and what they do to stand out.
“How is a new artist supposed to be discovered in a meaningful way? How am I supposed to broaden my music horizon or stay on top of all the new stuff that comes out each week? That’s about $10 an album—even I can’t afford that. With the new model, where you don’t have to make a purchase to enjoy a piece of art…that’s the way it should be.”
Digital music service Rdio refreshes its platform with a focus on social circles, positions itself to compete with Spotify and Pandora and gears up for international expansion. Forbes’ Tomio Geron sits down with Malthe Sigurdsson, Rdio’s VP of Product, for an exclusive interview from SXSW Interactive.
Behold: the media coop in the Austin Convention Center, where journalists from various publications power-write, nap, —and then, of course, power-write some more. Tee-shirt, jeans and some energy drinks? It’s a glamorous life.
“There is simply no evidence to prove that technology and social media are causing more cheating. There are very clear indicators of cheating within the architecture of the brain, and the human brain has not changed in over 2,000 years. If you’re a cheater, you’re going to cheat. If you don’t meet your ex girlfriend from high school through Facebook and sleep with her, you’re certainly going to find someone else.”
-Dr. Helen Fisher, biological anthropologist and chief scientific for Match.com, speaks to Forbes’ Meghan Casserly about the reason that women cheat and why we can’t stop sexting.
Brian Petchers (from ForbesVideo) and Zack O’Malley Greenburg hanging out backstage, waiting to interview The Staves at La Zona Rosa.