Bill Zanker, president of the crowd funding site FundAnything.com — along with audience members — quizzed comic and podcaster Adam Carolla on his career, his upcoming movie and his crowd funding campaign to raise money to fight patent trolls who are attacking podcasters.
Modern adaptations of Jane Austen books aren’t new, but co-creators Bernie Su and Jay Bushman launched the Emmy Award-Winning YouTube Series “The Lizzie Bennet Diaries,” which pushes interactive media forward, giving fans a unique experience that crosses multiple platforms.
When an asteroid about 10 km wide hit the Earth 66 million years ago, the dinosaurs were in trouble. Last year a near-Earth asteroid landed in Russia, the third time on record that’s happened there, NASA panelists said.
In one of South by Southwest Interactive’s most high-profile sessions this year, NSA leaker Edward Snowden spoke via Google Hangout on Monday about eroding online privacy and led a call to action to the SXSW audience to do more.
Omar L. Gallaga writes about technology culture for the Austin American-Statesman. He was a technology correspondent for NPR's "All Things Considered," helping originate the All Tech Considered segment and blog.