Mar 11

SXSW Interactive, part 6

SXSW Interactive
March 7-11, 2014
Austin, Texas

“The word priority was singular for 500 years—what does priorities mean—’many many first things.'”
~ Greg McKeown, Author

“I think we are in a non-essentialist bubble—everything seems important—so of course nothing is….”
~ Greg McKeown, Author

“Almost everything is trivial, and only a few things are really valuable.”
~ Greg McKeown, Author

“We are mining for diamonds (with our time) not shoveling coal.”
~ Greg McKeown, Author

“One of the main benefits of streaming TV is that it’s not real-time, it’s your time.”
~ Matthew Anderson, Roku

“Real-time marketing is too late. We’re looking at predictive marketing.”
~ David Berkowitz, MRY

“At Zipcar we focus on the consumer to car connection.”
~ Gretchen Effgen, Zipcar

“Having a car is not that pleasant an experience—having a smart phone is much more fun.”
~ Gal Melamed, Wonder Voice

“They sell 200,000 cars a year—we get 200,000 downloads in two days.” (Smart Trans panelist about the auto-app connection)
~ as tweeted by Conference Bites

“Cities should be art forms fitted to human condition” (How play affects livability in cities with Clare Reddington and Ben Barker)
~ as tweeted by Jye Smith

Conference Link: SXSW Interactive