All Posts: #SXSW

Peek Inside Ricky’s SXSW Gearbag

One of the things I’m often asked when I go to events such as SXSW is “What on earth do you carry in your bag?” I’ve actually used the same bag for years, but the contents have changed a bit over the years, so I thought I’d share the full details of what I carry […] Read more

Peek Inside Paige’s SXSW Gear Bag

There is absolutely nothing worse (especially as a woman) than arriving to an event or function without all necessary gear!  SXSW was no different, but in the case of this particular event, I needed to be equipped with all things electronic (plus a few personal items) to make it through a long day of panel […] Read more

SXSW Day Four Recap

The city of Austin has again been a great host for SXSW 2012. Once the rain came to an end and the sun came out, all of those associated with this great event, from attendees to street vendors to pedi-cab drivers, took to the streets to enjoy what Austin has to offer.  A major part […] Read more

SXSW 2012 Day Two Recap

With a 100% chance of rain on day two of SXSW Interactive, it was a challenge staying dry, but it was not short on fun, interesting panels and of course, lots and lots of rain! One item that was missing from our list of products on the SXSW Survival Guide was an umbrella.  It has […] Read more

SXSW 2012 Day One Recap

Day one of the 2012 SXSW Interactive event in Austin, TX is one for the history books. This is my third SXSW, and for the first time in years, the weather is terrible! With temperatures in the 50s, it has been raining nonstop, making it really difficult to get around between sessions. The line to […] Read more

How To Survive SXSW In Style

We’re just a few days away from one of our favorite annual events, the South by Southwest Music, Film and Interactive Festival. Every year thousands of creative musicians, filmmakers and tech geeks descend on Austin, Texas, for conferences, presentations, networking events and showcases. If you’re making your first trip to SXSW, it can be a […] Read more

The Shack is Mobile @ SXSW: Recap!

The team is back in Fort Worth after spending 5 days in Austin for SXSW Interactive. It was a great first trip and we can’t wait for SXSW 2012. A big thanks goes to all of you who followed us on our trip via Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and our blog. We had the opportunity to […] Read more

The Shack @ Dorkbot Austin: Recap

  Last Friday, March 11, we had the opportunity to sponsor and attend the Dorkbot Austin event at SXSW Interactive. Dorkbot is a “regular meeting of artists, hackers, designers, engineers, students, and other interested parties who are involved in the creation of electronic or otherwise technological art.” They’re all about doing strange things with electricity […] Read more