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  1. SXSW 2010 Music Panel: CBGB Stories

    In the late ’70s, CBGB & OMFUG was the beachhead of American punk. A wide array of artists first gained acclaim at CBGB, including Television, Patti Smith, Talking Heads and Blondie. Some of those artists were on hand to share their memories of the venerable club on the panel "CBGB Stories" at the SXSW 2010 Music Conference. Moderated by David Katznelson of Birdman Recording Group Inc, the speakers included Blondie drummer Clem Burke, Tina Weymouth and Chris Frantz of the Talking Heads, and Seymour Stein, CEO of Sire Records. Founder and CCO of The Orchard, Richard Gottehrer, was also on the panel via Skype.

    http://sxsw.com/node/5378

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  2. Open Science: Create, Collaborate, Communicate

    From South by Southwest Interactive 2010:

    From discovering galaxies to folding proteins: how to actively contribute to science. Science projects are harnessing open collaboration to further discovery and exploration. As a result, citizen science is witnessing a renaissance. The panel will discuss how you can get involved and challenges faced in making science open.

    • Ariel Waldman, Spacehack.org
    • Kirsten Sanford, This Week in Science
    • Jessy Cowan-Sharp , NASA
    • Natalie Villalobos, Google
    • Tantek Çelik tantek.com

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  3. CSS3 Design with HTML5

    As HTML5 and CSS3 gets written, browser vendors are already incorporating their new features allowing for greater design and functionality. However, some major browsers haven’t. How should developers build for a constantly moving target? This panel discusses dealing with those older browsers and embracing new Web design technologies with practical HTML5 and CSS3 demonstrations.

    From http://sxsw.com/node/5013

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  4. CSS and Fonts: Fluid Web Typography

    For almost 15 years, Web designers have had a list of 10 "Core Web fonts" to choose from. Many ask, "Why can’t I just download a font file from my Web server the same way I can an image?" Well, actually, you can. The verbiage for font linking is a little different than images, but the syntax for Webfont linking has been around for over 10 years as a part of the CSS standard. Web typography expert Jason Cranford Teague shows you how to apply the principles of fluid typography, to choose, find and use Webfonts and create your unique typographic voice. Come and find out why 2010 is going to be the year of Web typography.

    http://my.sxsw.com/events/event/502

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  5. Ze Frank Conversation: The Creative Lifestyle

    Expressing yourself. Telling stories. Playing games. Connecting with others. It’s what the Web is for, but too often we focus on the latest trendy technology meme or e-commerce scheme’ and forget that the Internet is really a sandbox for engagement, fun, and participation. Pioneering Web maker ze frank will sit down for a conversation with Scott Kirsner, author of the book Fans, Friends & Followers, to talk about being creative in the digital age ’ and earning a living at it.

    http://my.sxsw.com/events/event/5240

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  6. CSS3 Design with HTML5

    As HTML5 and CSS3 gets written, browser vendors are already incorporating their new features allowing for greater design and functionality. However, some major browsers haven’t. How should developers build for a constantly moving target? This panel discusses dealing with those older browsers and embracing new Web design technologies with practical HTML5 and CSS3 demonstrations.

    http://my.sxsw.com/events/event/546

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  7. A Touchy History of the Future

    We pinch it, tap it, shake it and poke it. We’re so enthralled with finally getting to touch our products. But there’s so much more to direct manipulation than just tapping it with our fingers! Let’s explore some progressive interaction models that go beyond touch and into movement, infrared, wearable computing, sound and ambient data to really give us an idea of what our immersive interactive future may hold and how we might curate that future now.

    http://my.sxsw.com/events/event/7498

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  8. Web Accessibility Gone Wild

    This session presents a wide variety of mistakes, blunders, misconceptions, over-indulgences, intricacies, and generally silly aspects of modern web accessibility. Sometimes the most serious errors are made by well-meaning developers who misunderstand the concepts or take their limited accessibility knowledge to an extreme level - thus web accessibility gone wild.

    From http://sxsw.com/node/4867

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  9. Simple Steps to Great Web Design by Matthew Smith

    Creating beautiful web design is largely a matter of mastering a handful of simple techniques. The best designs employ systems of color, contrast, typography, and white space to achieve hierarchy, balance, and rhythm. The rest is just ingenuity and creativity. Matthew will review dozens of great and nearly great sites, explaining how to raise the bar on your next design.

    From http://sxsw.com/node/4855

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