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SXSW 2008


A page for aggregating/planning anything/everything to do with SXSW 2008. DM me on http://twitter.com/t or IM me (see ContactCard) for the pw/key.


When who where


Feel free to add yourself, sorted chronologically by arrival date, then alphabetically by name. If you know what hotel add that too.


  • 3/2-3/12 Mel Kirk - Radisson on Town Lake
  • 3/5-3/16 Ariel Waldman - ResidenceInnAustinDowntown
  • 3/5-3/16 Tantek Çelik - ResidenceInnAustinDowntown
  • 3/5-3/16 Jessica Reynolds - home (live in far south austin)
  • 3/6-3/16 Juliette Melton - at sister's house
  • 3/6-3/10 Casey Mckinnon - Hyatt Regency Austin, 208 Barton Springs
  • 3/6-3/10 Rudy Jahchan - Hyatt Regency Austin, 208 Barton Springs
  • 3/6-3/11 Noelle Murata - Sheraton Hotel Austin, 701 E. 11th (syberia) - has left Austin...
  • 3/6-3/12 Lisa Brewster - Mariott Austin South or maybe Radisson on Town Lake
  • 3/6-3/12 Chris Messina - ResidenceInnAustinDowntown
  • 3/6-3/12 Veronica Belmont - Radisson on Town Lake
  • 3/6-3/12 DanConnolly - DoubleTreeClub 1617 North IH 35, 78702 (itin)
  • 3/7-3/16 Carla - Hampton downtown (03/07 - 03/12) ResidenceInnAustinDowntown (03/12 - 03/16)
  • 3/7-3/12 Poshy - Radisson on Town Lake, ResidenceInnAustinDowntown
  • 3/7-3/12 Sean Bonner - ResidenceInnAustinDowntown
  • 3/7-3/12 Stephanie Trimble - Clarion Inn & Suites
  • 3/7-3/12 Eddie Codel - Sheraton Hotel Austin, 701 E. 11th
  • 3/7-3/11 Kathryn M - At Radisson on Town Lake (3/07 - 3/11). Arriving Aus 5:30pm.
  • 3/7-3/11 Todd - Hyatt Summerfield Suites

Other friends who have stated *publicly* (provide a link) that they will be attending, and when, and where (DO NOT put any private info here, thanks).


Residence Inn Grocery Orders

The ResidenceInnAustinDowntown will shop for you at the Austin Whole Foods and deliver it to your room at *no service charge* - you pay only for the groceries. You just have to place your order with the front desk by *9AM* to get the groceries sometime later the same day.


ResidenceInnAustinDowntown roommates: what do you want from Whole Foods? I'm placing an order 3/7 9am - you have until 3/7 8:45am to add items (with your name) to this list:

  • box of apricot clif bars - Tantek
  • ...



Sessions, meetups, parties, bands with specific datetimes.

See also:





  • breakfast at Las Manitas. Awww yeahhhh. Migas FTW!
  • 8-11pm Yelp Party @ Molotov Lounge, 719 W 6th St.





  • 11:30am-12:30pm How to Rawk SXSW II: Achieving Geekgasm
  • 2pm
  • 3:30pm-4:30pm Body Optimization
  • blew off due to twitters about massive lines: 6pm-8pm Google Party at Light Bar, 408 Congress Ave - Open Bar
  • 10:00pm 16bit Pownce / Laughing Squid party at The Scott Inn, 1308 E. 4th St. - Open bar until the $ runs out!
  • ...



  • missed: 10:00am Wire framing in a Web 2.0 World. Room B
  • 3:30pm Kathy Sierra presentation - 20 ways to woo users
  • missed: 4:00pm Yahoo Party / fire eagle demo with Tom Coates at Iron Cactus 606 Trinity Street at 6th Ave. open bar - Brooklyn's DJ Pandemonium Jones
  • 5:00pm LOLWHUT
  • 9pm PPP/moo/etsy party @ Six / The Tap Room
  • tacos on 6th street
  • 12:30am Pure Volume Social Thing party



  • 10am microformats admins meetup at Las Manitas
  • noon Pownce meetup at Moonshine
  • 5:00pm Portable Social Networks, Ballroom A, Level 1, with Jeremy Keith, Joseph Smarr, David Recordon, Chris Messina
    • alternate: 5:00pm Independent Film Distribution: It Takes an Online Community. Micki Krimmel. Room 12AB - BYOB
  • 6:05pm-6:45pm microformats meetup in LEGO Pit in the Austin Convention Center
    • alternate: 6:00pm Nuclear Taco Night at Brush Square Park, 409 East 5th St
  • 7pm head to 7:30pm The Great British Booze Up at Shakespeare's Pub, 314 E. 6th Street
    • alternate: 7:00pm 20x2 v. 8.0: What's the Difference? at The Parish, 214 E. 6th Street
  • 8:00pm NNN/Tumblr Rock Band Party at Cedar Street Courtyard, 208 W. 4th Street



  • 11:30am How to Rawk SXSW III: Staying Inspired
    • Tantek missed this one. :(
  • geeksloveclimbing.com second session
  • last minute birthday dinner at The Clay Pit
  • 9:00pm The Bigg Digg Shindigg Pure Volume Ranch 323 E. 2nd Street upcoming:event=438113
  • some Rock Band party at Club Six
  • more Bigg Digg Shindigg, with surprise visit by Moby
  • after party in the lobby of the Courtyard Marriott with garyvee



  • ...



  • ...





  • 1:30pm - Liam Finn at day stage (on sched.org)
  • 3:05pm - Chromeo at Stubb's (on sched.org)
  • 6:45pm - Spank Rock (on sched.org)
  • 7:30pm - 2 Live Crew (also on sched.org. a maybe, but might just bounce to 8bit instead)
  • 7pm-2am 8bitpeoples showcase @ Molotov Lounge tags:SXSW music 8bit electronica. I <3 chip music! Anamanaguchi, Aonami, Bit Shifter, Mark DeNardo & Graffiti Monsters, Bud Melvin, Nullsleep, Tristan Perich, Receptors, and Tree Wave perform audio, with live handheld visuals all night by Voltage Controlled. Note: Check sched.org for "Molotov Lounge" showcases.



  • 7:20am fly from AUS to SFO via United


Do Want

Music from

  • http://8bitpeoples.com (check out the CC by-nc-nd mp3s on their site)
  • Simian Mobile Disco (need recommendations for specific album(s) that has the music played at SXSW)
  • Cut Copy (need recommendations for specific album(s) that has the music played at SXSW)
  • Chromeo (need recommendations for specific album(s) that has the music played at SXSW)


Others SXSW 2008 pages:


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