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11.13.15
SXSW removes Gamergate panel from online harassment day
11.13.15

SXSW removes Gamergate panel from online harassment day

SXSW finally appears to have done the right thing after cancelling two panels last month.

By N. Ingraham,   11.13.15
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11.07.15
BuzzFeed returns to SXSW lineup following online harassment fiasco
11.07.15

BuzzFeed returns to SXSW lineup following online harassment fiasco

Now that SXSW once again has an online harassment panel, BuzzFeed is rejoining the panel lineup.

By J. Fingas,   11.07.15
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10.30.15
SXSW apologizes, launches day-long Online Harassment Summit
10.30.15

SXSW apologizes, launches day-long Online Harassment Summit

One panel organizer says she's not OK with this new plan, either.

By J. Conditt,   10.30.15
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10.27.15
Buzzfeed will skip SXSW unless cancelled gaming panels are reinstated
10.27.15

Buzzfeed will skip SXSW unless cancelled gaming panels are reinstated

Because apparently even discussing how the gaming industry is inherently sexist is enough to spur a bunch of chickenshit trolls into armed rebellion these days. And by "armed rebellion" I mean "continue to make unenforceable threats from behind the safety of their keyboards."

By A. Tarantola,   10.27.15
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10.26.15
SXSW cancels online harassment panel, because of harassment
10.26.15

SXSW cancels online harassment panel, because of harassment

South by Southwest decided to pull the plug on two panels over "numerous" threats of violence.

By T. Seppala,   10.26.15
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09.12.15
Taking gaming into the real world
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09.12.15

Taking gaming into the real world

This week, we've highlighted just a few examples of what happens when people bring video games into the real world.

By J. Turi,   09.12.15
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03.17.15
Bitcoin's tech could be used to prevent digital gift card fraud
03.17.15

Bitcoin's tech could be used to prevent digital gift card fraud

Bitcoin may linger on the fringes of the mainstream, but plenty of companies are casting envious e...

By D. Cooper,   03.17.15
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03.16.15
GE at SXSW: tracking brainwaves during BBQ tastings and using a 12-foot smoker
03.16.15

GE at SXSW: tracking brainwaves during BBQ tastings and using a 12-foot smoker

Two things define SXSW: spectacle and smoked meat. GE's managed to meld the two at its BBQ Researc...

By M. Gorman,   03.16.15
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03.16.15
The robotic star of 'Ex Machina' is toying with hapless SXSW attendees on Tinder
03.16.15

The robotic star of 'Ex Machina' is toying with hapless SXSW attendees on Tinder

This post contains spoilers for the movie Ex Machina If you're guaranteed one thing at SXSW, it's...

By D. Cooper,   03.16.15
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