Citing 'Violent Threats,' SXSW Cancels Both Pro- and Anti-Gamergate Panels

A South by Southwest Interactive panel scheduled for March 2016 called “Level Up: Overcoming Harassment in Games” has been canceled, with the panelists saying they were told by SXSW organizers it was due to “numerous threats of violence.” A panel featuring pro-Gamergate speakers has also disappeared from the schedule.… »10/26/15 6:40pm10/26/15 6:40pm


Sad SXSW Tinder Users Were Tricked Into Thinking This Woman Is Real

The hopes of hundreds (maybe billions) of Tinder users at Austin's South by Southwest Festival were shattered when they were duped into thinking a "woman" on the app was "real." In reality, "Ava" is a marketing scheme cooked up by the creators of the sci-fi movie Ex Machina. The fake profile included a photo of a… »3/16/15 3:50pm3/16/15 3:50pm