Top 10 SXSW Guides for 2012

SXSW is approaching fast, below you’ll find a list of the top 10 SXSW guides that will help you make the best out of SXSW. These guides offer tips and suggestions about the lodging, the food, the gear, the drinks, the parties, the venues, the weird, etc…

Attend SXSW 2012 as a Volunteer

The 26th annual SXSW festival will take place between March 9-18, 2012 in Austin, Texas. SXSW is divided into 3 core conferences, Interactive (March 9-13), Film (March 9-17) and Music (March 13-18). Last year, the total number of SXSW Conference and Festival participants totaled 126,100. Here are some statistics from last year:

Sketches of SXSW Archetypes | The View from a Local Company

This is a guest post by the folks at Software Advice, They’ve researched and reviewed hundreds of software products, so you don’t have to, you can contact them at http://www.softwareadvice.com, check out their blog as well for great articles. This is a pretty funny post they did and we are posting it here with their permission. Basically,…

Developers: Rackspace gives you $10,000 in prizes for building in their cloud

Get ready for a battle. Rackspace is kicking off the SXSW Interactive King of the Apps contest, an ongoing contest targeted towards developers and startups to build applications using the Rackspace Cloud Files API.  For more information and for contestants to submit their app, please see:  http://www.rackspace.com/kingoftheapps After submitting your application, it will be evaluated…

2011 SXSW Interactive Sessions have been announced!

The initial list of confirmed sessions for SXSW Interactive has been released. SXSW accepted session proposals from June 14 – July 11 of this year through the SXSW PanelPicker, a unique online interface that allows the community to have a voice in SXSW’s programming. The released list of sessions only represents about one-third of the…