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. 

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Last Day

The Last day at the SXSW was incredible!    I am leaving Austin feeling inspired, educated, scared, empowered, overwhelmed, excited, thoughtful, motivated, exhausted, and fulfilled. I am feeling all of

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SXSW Day 5!

On our last day here, I felt it was only right to stop by the Trade Expo. And what a decision that was! I met amazing vendors and found even

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SXSW Day 4!

I guess I’m moving to Austin! Our tour today of IBM was refreshing and innovating. First, seeing a company as large as IBM manage to successfully implement frameworks such as

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Blockchain for farming slide

Blockchain for farming?

Before coming to SXSW, I knew very little about blockchain…but have learned so much in the last few days! My Monday started with a session on the future of farming,

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“The New Frontier”

Today’s theme was : “The New Frontier”. I sat in a lecture about Variable fonts what they are, and how they are transforming the web and digital media. This lecture

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SXSW Day 3

With another day comes more adventure! It looked like the day would be full of rain, but we were instead greeted with fantastic temperatures and a nice wind chill. This

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Immersive Experiences

I learned, saw, and did a lot of different things today, but everything had a theme – immersion. Today I realized that a huge theme today in our society is

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