SXSW

For the second consecutive year, the CIC sent six students and two faculty to the South by Southwest Interactive Festival, part of a massive, 10-day conglomeration of festivals and conferences in Austin, Texas. They networked with industry professionals and learned about emerging technology, film and interactive media. 

Ready, Set, Activate!!

Today was the day of activations — and if you’re anything like me, you didn’t even know what that word meant until today! Activations are essentially a form of advertising

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Day 2: Saturday

Day Two (Saturday) started with a interesting and very real discussion about tackling the opioid epidemic using blockchain technology. The panel talked about taking back control of our data and

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SXSW Day 2!

I promise I am not being dramatic when I say that my second day here was life-changing. My morning started out with an amazing session on solving diabetes. As a

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The Power of Play

The Power of Play

“You can discover more about a person in an hour of play than in a year of conversation.” – Plato Freshman year, my JOUR 101 professor predicted that the future

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New Day, New Technologies

New Day, New Technologies

Second day at SXSW done! Walked almost 10 miles so I am happy to be resting and gearing back up for tomorrow. One of the most exciting things I found

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Photo of Data Science session

SXSW Day 1!

What an adventure day one was. For me, it was my first time on a plane and also my first time navigating a city bigger than Columbia. We left Columbia

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SXSW Day 1!

Welcome to Texas! What an action-packed, BUSY first day. Two flights in the morning, sessions in the afternoon, multiple meals at food trucks, and then a late-night session ending close

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Carla Fant 1

SXSW Friday

What do you mean it has only been one day?? To say SXSW is overwhelming is an understatement! It has already been an insane and mind blowing experience and it

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