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Design, SXSW

Rock That Font at SXSW


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One of our favorite creative endeavors is Rock That Font. More than a site that explores the intersection of typography and rock’n’roll, Rock That Font aims to provide a community platform for all to share their passion for album cover art. With the above goal of community in mind, I’m pleased to reveal that we’ll

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Speaking Engagements, SXSW

The Importance Of, Part 2


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Come to find out the fine folks at DrupalCamp Austin 2013 recently posted videos of all the conference sessions, so I figured that I would archive my keynote here. Now with 23% fewer “um”s. I had a great time doing my “Phil Donahue impression” and interacting with the audience, and hopefully my mix of personal

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Speaking Engagements, SXSW

The Importance Of…


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Just a quick note that I’ll be presenting the Saturday keynote at DrupalCamp Austin this weekend. While it has been a little while since I hacked on Drupal, I’m very honored to be participating and sharing a bit of the SXSW CMS story. I’m planning to share ten insights from my personal journey into technology

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Event Technology, SXSW

Behind the Curtain: My Guide to SXSW 2013


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For over twelve years I’ve worked behind the curtain at SXSW Interactive. And many times I have longed to experience the playground that I help construct for others. Perhaps in another life. For now, I humbly present twelve hastily-prepared tips and recommendations for this year’s event. Keep in mind there are approximately 1064 distinct sessions

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Event Technology, Somewhat Interesting Things, SXSW

Building Playgrounds


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It seems everyone is talking about hackathons these days — and for good reason. Providing a more open infrastructure for a community to create new relationships and develop ideas is valuable. It’s very efficient from an event producer’s perspective. If the conditions are just right, some really amazing products and experiences can come from such

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