They came. They hacked. Of the 23 teams formed, about 18 walked away from South by Southwest Hackathon with working demos. The South by Southwest (SXSW) Hackathon — held March 14 – 15 at TechSpace in Austin — was a great opportunity for developers, hackers and tech enthusiasts to innovate within the music, film, virtual […]
This year, one of the hottest topics as South by Southwest (SXSW) in Austin was blockchain. Analysts and IT leaders named it one of the top disruptive technologies at SXSW. The event brought together a diverse group of attendees: a digital agency researcher, a retired math teacher, a retail technology expert, and the list goes on. I had the pleasure of meeting these tech enthusiasts when they dropped by the IBM Blockchain stand in the IBM is Making experience to learn more about the distributed ledger technology behind Bitcoin.
The Internet is going through a revolution, transforming from a medium for information to a medium for trading and tracking value — from currency to music. This year, developers will have a special opportunity to experiment with blockchain, the exciting technology behind Bitcoin, and apply it to fields such as music, film, and virtual reality […]