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  • The Problem Must've Been OMMA
    The lines were maddeningly long and interminable Friday during the opening of SXSW Interactive in Austin, but this morning they look like Times Square on New Year's morning (see pho ...
  • Elon Musk's Big Bang (Not Just Theoretically)
    Most entrepreneurs have some anxiety around the time their venture launches, but Elon Musk has more than most of them -- about a million pounds of dynamite's worth. I me ...
  • Elon Musk Goes Ballistic, Almost
    Recalling the earliest stages of his SpaceX venture, Elon Musk said he was a bit naive about how to launch a new business -- especially one that launches things in ...
  • Launching Space Missions, Emailing & Chewing Gum At The Same Time
    Of all the things Elon Musk has done -- PayPal, Telsa, Spacex, you name it -- the thing that seemed to most impress SXSW Interactive keynote interviewer Chris Anderson w ...
  • Garfield To OMMA SXSW: 'Don't Be A Dick'
    If you weren't able to make it to SXSW Interactive to see MediaPost columnist and "Can't Buy Me Like" book author Bob Garfield's keynote at OMMA Social there on Frida ...
  • Biggest Mistake Elon Musk Ever Made: Taking That Last Question From Chris Anderson
    If you want to watch a really uncomfortable pause, check out whatever video eventually gets uploaded from Chris Anderson's interview with SpaceX founder Elon Musk at SXSW Interactive, especially wh ...
  • Bob Garfield's Lesson In Humility (Not)
    Asked (on camera) by MRM's Erin Hughes whom he'd most like to meet, MediaPost columnist and "Can't Buy Me Like" author Bob Garfield offers a surprising answer. (Okay, if y ...
  • Was It Walt Mossberg That Actually Created The Internet?
    During his opening banter while interviewing Al Gore at the SXSW Interactive festival this afternoon Wall Street Journal tech journalist Walt Mossberg recalled his old days with Gore, inspiring Go ...
  • Digitas Creative Feeds Technology, Or Is It The Other Way Around?
    You can't be in the business of advertising without considering technology because it inspires design and creative thinking, Lincoln Bjorkman, Digitas chief creative officer told MediaPost Saturday. Bjorkman and ...
  • Where Mobile Infrastructure Leapfrogs U.S.
    Nations like Africa that are building a new communications infrastructure have begun to leapfrog the infrastructure built in the U.S. The speakers from Johannesburg said more people in Africa ha ...
  • Al Gore's Snappy Chat At SXSW
    While being interviewed by Walt Mossberg during a keynote conversation at SXSW Interactive, Al Gore focused on the rising tide of data-tracking technologies, which he described as a shift ...
  • Al Gore's Constitutional Hack-A-Thon (And Its Madison Avenue Connection)
    During his SXSW Interactive keynote conversation Al Gore told interviewer Walt Mossberg something he told me and a group of Madison Avenue brass during a private dinner a couple ...
  • Man-Bear-Pig Vs. The Spider-Goats
    Honestly, you can't make this stuff up (unless you're South Park creators Matt Stone and Trey Parker, of course), but there he was, Man-Bear-Pig himself, warning about herds of "spider-goa ...
  • Gore To Murdoch: You're Not In The Journalism Business, Properly
    When SXSW Interactive keynote interviewer and Wall Street Journal tech journalist Walt Mossberg challenged interviewee Al Gore on his decision to sell Current TV to Al Jazeera, a media compa ...
  • Gore vs. Porn vs. Muppets
    Main stage programming at SXSW today was nothing else if not interesting. With so many attendees, more than 25,000 estimated, there was not shortage for audience no matter what t ...