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SXSW Convergence: Your Brain On Story – Neuroscience+The Moth

A radio show drawing a crowd at SXSW? Had I stepped through a time portal back to the 1930s? The speakers, Catherine Burns, Artistic Director for 'The Moth', and Alexander Huth, from Gallant Laboratory at UC Berkeley, quickly dissuaded me of that idea as they explained this unique pairing of neuroscience and radio.

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SXSW: Voter Technology Panel – One-Sided View on Voting Tech

“Voter Technology: A Reimagined Future”, a presentation at SXSW, focused on bringing election technology into the 21st Century. The speakers included Diego Bernal, a social worker and member of the Texas House of Representatives for San Antonio, and Peter Jackson, Public Sector Strategy Lead at IDEO, a design and consulting company based in San Francisco. Their goal: Use modern technology to facilitate the registration and voting process. They covered the motivations, possibilities and issues surrounding technology and voting.

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