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Indeed, Galvanize among winners of first Austin Mosaic Awards for diversity and inclusion

On Thursday night, WeWork Congress downtown was the scene for a new award presentation focused on inclusion and diversity. The Mosaic Awards, an event hosted by The Mentor Method, SocialGood.us and BLNDED Media, presented honors to companies and individuals...

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SXSW clarifies, updates policy on diversity requirements for panels

South by Southwest says older language on its PanelPicker website that was not updated to new guidelines may be to blame for why at least one participant raised concerns about whether the event might be disallowing panels consisting of all women or...

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Carver Museum and Library latest to hop on Google Fiber’s Austin gigabit-speed Community Connections

On Saturday, East Austin’s George Washington Carver Museum and Cultural Center held a “Let It Ring” Juneteenth celebration in advance of Tuesday’s holiday.  The event, which attracted about 600 attendees, included music, a petting zoo and games, but...

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Friday Tech Crawl: Apple WWDC preview, ATX Hack for Change and a cyberattack at Ticketfly

Happy Friday! Here are some of the tech news stories and events we’re taking a glance at today: WWDC: it’s coming Apple’s annual World Wide Developers Conference starts Monday and while it is sometimes an occasion for the world’s biggest tech company...

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VR projects get real at UT Arts and Entertainment Showcase

Attendees of an Arts and Entertainment Showcase held Thursday night at the University of Texas Foundry got an eye- and earful of projects that students in the program have been working on in areas including animation, virtual reality and 3-D projection...

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Austin Game Conference sitting out 2018; Game Leadership Summit coming in September

In September, Austin will be missing one of its key videogaming-focused conferences. But another one, more focused on the management of game companies, will be taking its place. The Austin Game Conference, which made a return to Austin in 2016 and...

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Six lessons we learned from SXSW 2018

South by Southwest, the whirlwind that concluded its 2018 edition on March 17, can leave you with a mental hangover worse than any set of tequila shots or overdosing on Texas tacos.  It’s not just the sprawl and the length of time it stretches (10-11...

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