Now that Iâ€™m back in the real world post-SXSW Interactive, just about everyone I talk to wants to know how it was.
The word I find myself using over and over is â€śoverwhelmingâ€ť. SXSWi was in fact entirely too large. The sense of â€ścommunityâ€ť was lost in the masses of random people. There was little opportunity for serendipitous running-into-one-another of people youâ€™d want to meet. Although yes, that did happen on occasion, for the most part if I wanted to meet someone I had to make a concerted effortâ€”and even then most of the time it didnâ€™t happen. Lots . . . → Read More: Is SXSW Interactive Worth It?