SXSW: March 9 2019

Today was the second day of South by Southwest. I was happy with my mix of Interactive sessions today: comedy, journalism, space travel, and self-driving vehicles. In the evening, I visited some pop-up venues: Casa Mexico (colorful), Philly Pour House (loud) and The Copernicus Project: Presented by Land O’Lakes (no butter in sight). I also toured the Donald J. Trump Presidential Twitter Library, created by The Daily Show team.

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Getting Ready for SXSW: 2019

South by Southwest 2019 begins tomorrow. Bill and I picked up our badges at the Austin Convention Center yesterday. We each received a bag with a colorful logo and a slim Interactive guide inside. That was all—the Film and Music guides weren’t ready yet. In past years, SXSW bags (one each for Film, Interactive AND Music) contained lots of conference information and freebies. Now all SXSW information is online, and freebies can be collected at the Trade Show and various venues.

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Conveyor Belt Sushi

Restaurants come and go in Austin—and we have lots of fantastic choices here—so I don’t typically write about a specific place. However, I’m breaking my self-imposed rule to write about Kura, a sushi restaurant chain that recently opened on the corner of Lamar and Airport.

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