SXSW

SXSW Grants Edward Snowden Immunity From Tough Questions
A softball interview did the leaker no favors
March 10, 2014

The leaker is granted immunity (from tough questions)

Silicon Valley Is Insensitive to Homeless People
July 29, 2013

According to his Twitter profile, Francis Pedraza, founder of Everest, seeks to lead his team "towards our vision of unlocking human potential." It's an interesting goal to consider in light of what Pedraza said last week.

Spring Break for Nerds
A skeptic learns the secret to South by Southwest’s success
April 26, 2013

Every year, the tech elite and their legions of hangers-on gather in Austin to binge-network, binge-drink and "change the world." It is glorious. It is absurd. It is South by Southwest.