SXSW

The Future of Corporate Blogs

Mack Collier (The Viral Garden), Kami Huyse (Principl, My PR Pro), Mario Sundar (Community Evangelist, LinkedIn), Lionel Menchaca (Dell) The Dell blog was first conceived in April 2006 and Michael Dell himself was involved. 48% of the commentary about Dell was negative, and something had to be addressed. Michael Dell has been supportive of what …

Transforming Hospital Systems: The Digital Future of Healthcare

Grace Lanni, Dr Gregg Lucksinger, ____ Grohol, Michael Kennedy I walk in just as the panelists are introducing themselves. Kennedy’s from Microsoft, so naturally what he talks about is what Microsoft is doing for Healthcare, such as handling online medical records. The Microsoft system is called [HealthVault](http://www.healthvault.com/). Dr Lucksinger demonstrates how he uses Microsoft technology, …

Going Social Now: Razorfish

By Shiv Singh, Director of Global Strategic Initiatives, Avenue A | Razorfish Shiv asks how many of us design websites for a living. Predictably, a number of hands go up. He says, “You’re in trouble!” and we laugh. But he assures designers that the corporate website won’t go away. It’s just that the corporate website …

What Teens Want In A Game

Hosted by Anastasia Goldstein and John Davison. I missed the first few introductory minutes but here are my real-time notes. There are 2 teens, one gal and one guy from UT. For web-based games, Flash is OK but the teens feel there are limitations because of the lack of a proper gaming console. These 2 …

SXSW Web Awards 2008

Here are the winners. View [full nominee list](http://2008.sxsw.com/interactive/web_awards/finalists/). Activism: World Without Oil Amusement: Elf Yourself Art: Viscosity From what the winner said, this started as an experiment with mixtures of liquids Blog: Passive-Aggressive Notes The winner was inspired by her room mate and dog. Business: Wikinvest CSS: Ficlets Classic: Wired Community: Flock Educational Resource: The …

Catch Ming Yeow at SXSW!

Steve / Ming Yeow who founded [The Digital Movement](http://www.thedigitalmovement.org/) in Singapore, which organises quality geek events that don’t reek of Web 1.0-style closed mindsets, is speaking at a panel on Sunday 10am at SXSW! [The Science of Designing Interactions.](http://2008.sxsw.com/interactive/programming/panels_schedule/?action=show&id=IAP060504) Could he be the first Singaporean to speak at SXSW? I think so. Do let me …

Designing the Moment

By Robert Hoekman Jr. Rob takes us through examples of unfriendly user applications and demonstrates how to get around it. One example is having a character limit without a counter tool. twitter for instance now uses colour as well to warn users (in red) that they’re running out of space. Each design should be customised …

Radically Transparent

by Andy Beale. Why should we care about our online reputation? Because people now Google about you before they hire you or work for you. Dell closed down its own forum. Apple had problems when they reduced the price of iPhone’s by $200. There are also cases of mistaken identity. Andy himself was mistaken as …