Ten Top SXSW 2017 Podcasts, Vol 2
Following up on last week’s podcast-related post, today we cover 10 more outstanding audio recordings from SXSW 2017. If you like to listen, then click on Soundcloud where you can browse more than almost 500 tracks from this year’s event.
- 101 on Women’s Health: More Than Fertility. This session dives into innovative ideas that are normally shied away from when discussing women’s health: menstrual blood, infections, sex, breastfeeding, masturbation, and more.
- The Art of Selling Out. A diverse panel of working creatives engages in a refreshingly honest, judgement-free conversation about money and art. Speakers include Mickey Duzyj, Jeremy Konner, Jon Korn, and Priya Swaminathan.
- Draw to Win: Innovate With Your Visual Mind. Best-selling author Dan Roam describes his Ten Commandments of visual thinking and explains how to use your visual mind to lead, sell, and innovate.
- Featured Speaker: Alexis Ohanian. The serial entrepreneur and co-founder of Reddit (as well as soon-to-be husband of tennis superstar Serena Williams) talks about his vision of tomorrow’s connected world.
- How Tech is Shaping the Future of Entertainment. Pete Cashmore of Mashable leads a discussion with industry experts about how television and film are working hand in hand with Silicon Valley to reach consumers in the new ways and to adjust the creative process based on new advances in audience data.
- Mythbusters: How IBM Watson “Really” Works. Rob High of IBM discusses Watson’s unique combination of technologies that enable it to ingest the same kind of information we humans use, evaluate it at scale, learn from experts, and deliver responses with confidence.
- The Real Future of Self-Driving Cars. Disruptive innovator George Hotz of comma.ai dishes on how he thinks the autonomous automobile industry will play out, who the players will be, and who the jokers will prove to be.
- Swiping Left on Civic Engagement. City Of West Sacramento Mayor Christopher Cabaldon focuses no new design principles for civic engagement, and how government, activists, philanthropy, and innovators can bring them to life with new tools.
- Talking to Technology: Exploring Language and Tech. How should we talk to computers? What is the best way to tell them what to do? How do we build this automated world? Taylor James’ Technical Director David Wortley offers his insights on these compelling topics.
- Unprecedented: The Election That Changed Everything. As pictured above, Ana Marie Cox and Jake Tapper reflect on an American election that has been like no other and what lies ahead for the future of journalism and media.
Also, check out the 100+ videos on the SXSW YouTube Channel if you prefer to get your information visually. Help contribute to this content for March 2018 by entering a speaking idea via the PanelPicker interface. Entry dates are June 26 through July 21.
Hugh Forrest tries to write four paragraphs per day on Medium. These posts generally cover technology-related trends. When not attempting to wordsmith or meditating, he serves as Chief Programming Officer at SXSW in Austin.