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Mar 14

SXSW Interactive, part 3


SXSW Interactive
March 10-14, 2017
Austin, Texas

“Austin and SXSW are closer than being on parallel tracks—they are reflections of each other.”
~ Steve Adler, Austin Mayor

“Austin is 7% of Texas population, but has 30% of the patents and 50% of the venture capital.”
~ Steve Adler, Austin Mayor

“No country owns science. If you pull back from science, it will move ahead… with other countries.”
~ Neil deGrasse Tyson, Astrophysicist

“If we don’t mainstream science, our civilization will stall.” (in conversation with Ron Howard)
~ Neil deGrasse Tyson, Astrophysicist

“First get your facts straight, then distort them at your leisure.” (quoting Mark Twain to Ron Howard)
~ Neil deGrasse Tyson, Astrophysicist

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“Tech is fantastic, but it is really collaboration and community that allows it to have an effect.”
~ Elliot Kotek, The Nation of Artists

“Today, putting purpose at the center of our company is absolutely the most profound thing you can do.”
~ Carol Cone, The Purpose Collaborative

“(By focusing on purpose) you are not going to market to people—you are going to matter to people!”
~ Carol Cone, The Purpose Collaborative

“Walmart is building the front door to affordable healthcare in this country.”
~ Alex Hurd, Walmart

“Is activism the new black, or is it (sometimes) a black eye?”
~ Carol Cone, The Purpose Collaborative

Conference Link: SXSW Interactive

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