Here’s what went down at South by South Lawn

The White House hosted its first-ever festival in President Barack Obama’s backyard, the South Lawn. Dubbed South by South Lawn, the one-day event celebrated art, ideas and action, featuring gue

Obama, Leonardo DiCaprio and scientist Katharine Hayhoe talk climate change at SXSL

At an SXSL panel on Monday, President Obama, actor, environmentalist and philanthropist Leonardo DiCaprio and scientist Katharine Hayhoe discussed climate change and what we can possibly due to curb i

Slack CEO Stewart Butterfield on fixing real problems

Let's face it. Our country is not the land of equal opportunity, and the so-called American Dream -- that everyone can succeed with hard work and determination -- is a myth. The existence of systemic

How to feed the world with sensors, data and local production

Today, food and agriculture entrepreneurs took the stage at the White House lawn for SXSL 2016 to discuss the potential and limits of technology to feed a burgeoning world population. According

White House’s SXSL shows what it’s like to be in the criminal justice system

The criminal justice system in our country is broken. Just imagine if technologists put their resources and knowledge toward solving some of our country’s biggest issues, instead of toward the n