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SXSWi 2010- Seven panels I wish I went to but didn’t (and one I did)

What one word would I use to describe 2010′s South by Southwest Interactive Festival? Overwhelming. In the seven years that I have attended, never was it harder to physically- or even mentally- get into the daily panels and talks. A good chunk of the time I would arrive at a panel and it would be full to capacity, other times I would have the foresight to go to a panel early, but then be completely bored with the outcome. By the last day of the festival, I had come to the conclusion that maybe the panels just weren’t worth going to anymore.

Or maybe I chose to go to the wrong ones.

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Mad Libs aren’t all fun and games anymore.

Forget for a moment that  haven’t posted to this blog for nearly four months.  Forget that I have a post that is clearly labeled ‘part one’ and starts a conversation and never finishes. At this point, I’m not even going to offer excuses, regardless of how valid they are.  Let’s just dive into something groovy, […]

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IS ’09 Presentation: Intro to UX

IS09- Intro to UX View more documents from Mike Dunn. Last month I spoke at Interactive Strategies ’09, an annual event held by the Houston Interactive Marketing Association. Having gone the previous year, I was struck by how incredibly lopsided the panel line-up was: all anyone wanted to talk about was social media. Don’t get […]