|Yesterday brought an insightful Keynote from Shirley Manson and Lauren Mayberry, whose support of feminist causes and actions are part of a strong wave of women lifting each other up and moving one another forward. It also featured a slew of spectacular showcases, screenings and sessions.
Today we have a Keynote with two icons, Adam Horovitz and Michael Diamond of the Beastie Boys. The duo will be interviewed by Nathan Brackett of Amazon Music.
Music, Cannabusiness, and Blockchain & Cryptocurrency offer another full day of programming, including The Cannabis Renaissance: Science Validates Tradition, Wyclef Goes Back to School: The Making, and another Keynote featuring Kevin Murphy and John Boehner, who will talk about their efforts to legalize marijuana on a national level. And, FYI, Money, Apathy, and Cryptography: The Fates of Internet Societies with Amber Baldet has moved to 3:30pm (from 5pm).
SXSW Gaming starts today! Your SXSW badge gets you into all the awesomeness from the Expo and esports tournaments to sessions, parties, and more.
And now it’s time for bonus puppies. (This may not be a puppy. And you might need to turn the sound on. And you might not want to turn the sound on first thing in the morning.)