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  • SXSWINTERACTIVE 2011

    MOST MEMORABLE

    FROM

  • @princess_misia

    The reason we're at SXSW, and the reason everyone else is here, is that it's the most concentrated

    influx of exciting, fun, early adopter, tech people who are willing to try out anything at

    least once.

    Seth Priebatsch

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    The environment here (SXSW) is great because it is

    an environment that is dominated by nobody. The result is that you really get a lot cooking. I like that.

    Barry Diller

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    To succeed you need passion and a relentless

    will to chase the big idea, while having fun.

    Tim OReilly

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    Ronald Reagan is the father of FourSquare because when

    the Navy put up the GPS system, he chose to keep it

    open to the public.

    Tim OReilly

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    I just want to live longer than Ray Kurzweil. I figure if

    hes right, Ill live forever, and if hes wrong, it will be

    funny.

    Tim OReilly

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    When the Wall Street Journal and the Washington post start referring to people who don't

    use Facebook as 'Facebook refusionists,' that's when we start to realize how much we can't be

    disconnected from these networks.

    Genevieve Bell

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    It was Sumner Redstone who created the content is king thing because he had content and he wanted to

    be a king. Barry Diller

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    We need an unambiguous rule that no one will step

    between the publisher and the consumer.

    Barry Diller

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    Don't invest in chasing crowds. Invest in ideas.

    Barry Diller

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    One of the reasons why I believe in God is that there is no other explanation for Apple's continuous survival than the existence of God.

    Guy Kawasaki

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    The ultimate response to Thank You is I know you would do the same for me. Let people know that they

    owe you. Guy Kawasaki

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    You have to trust others before they trust you.

    Guy Kawasaki

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    You want the likability of Virgin, trustworthiness of Zappos and a product of

    Apple. Guy Kawasaki

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    The reason people love their parents is because they loved

    you first. Brands should consider the metaphor and

    give to their customers before asking things from them.

    Gary Vaynerchuk

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    Social media isnt a fad because it is inherently

    human. Lots of companies are going to fail because

    they want to monetize first and offer value second.

    Gary Vaynerchuk

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    If content is king, context is God.

    Gary Vaynerchuk

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    Content calendars are like going to a cocktail party

    with a script. Gary Vaynerchuk

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    The mobile phone really acts as a cursor that

    connects the physical and digital worlds together.

    Marissa Meyer

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    "Your campaign is not a booty call, its a long term

    relationship.

    Felicia Day

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    "I believe strongly in being able to keep the Internet an

    open platform. The Internet is a beautiful place. We're living in the sundance of our time

    Felicia Day

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    It's not how big your fan base is that counts, it is how resonant you are with your

    fan base. Felicia Day

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    Mainstream is nothing anymore. Mainstream is

    whatever you are interested in.

    Felicia Day

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    Its possible that in the future we might have to

    legislate what percent of a persons body has to be organic to be a sentient

    being.Shane Kempton

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    Linux users are the flagellant monks among

    us.Shane Kempton

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    Apple has always tried to create an emotional response. Theyve

    designed the software to make you feel a certain way. They use terms like magical and beautiful. The

    way Apple goes about controlling its ecosystem feels very much like the way the church controlled content.

    Shane Kempton

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    An Open Internet: The Last, Best Hope for

    Independent Producers. Al Franken

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    Entrepreneurs come from nowhere and change lives

    everywhere. Al Franken

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    Its one Internet, folks. The news system now incorporates the

    people formerly known as the audience. Twitter and Facebook

    are hugely powerful as distributors of news.

    Jay Rosen

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    Bloggers are closer to Tom Paine than Bob Woodward is.

    Jay Rosen

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    When you can take an idea and put it out there and have people connect with it, respond to it or

    interact with it, and make it better, I think that's sort of the

    magic of the collective conscience of what we call the internets.

    Ashton Kutcher

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    Engagement is really what makes people lifelong

    donors. Leo Ramirez

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    Giving doesn't just feel good, it is a really good

    business strategy. Blake Mycoskie

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    When you incorporate giving into your business, you attract and maintain

    the most amazing employees in the world.

    Blake Mycoskie

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    When you incorporate giving into your business in

    an authentic and transparent way, your customers become your

    best marketers.Blake Mycoskie

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    The next 12 months for TV interfaces: way more personalization. Although the barriers are who shares whos

    data with who. Well see it at the app and platform level. Across multiple devices. But (the questions remains) can TV be made more relative to the household based on all of the data?

    David Maher Roberts

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    What makes the world work, what makes things

    better, is passionate virtuosity.

    Bruce Sterling

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    Facebook and Wikileakshave more political clout

    than State Department and Pentagon combined.

    Bruce Sterling

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    A futurist is criticizing what is not yet invented.

    Bruce Sterling

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    People under 25 are the victims of a decaying status

    quo. It's a gerontocracy. Bruce Sterling

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    Be realistic. Demand impossible.

    Bruce Sterling

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    THANK YOU!

    Marta MajewskaPorter Novelli

    @princess_misia

    http://www.twitter.com/princess_misia