2016 Schedule

Interactive: March 11–15  •  Film: March 11–19  •  Music: March 15–20

Discovering Maps of Music and Emotion

Wednesday, March 16
5:00PM - 6:00PM

Austin Convention Center
Room 11AB
531 E 4th St

Journey through two connected fields on the cutting edge of human evolution: Music Discovery and Emotional Intelligence. Utilizing techniques in data-visualization, game design, and spatial cognition, two pioneering approaches to maps take us to the borders of learning.

Explorers and pioneers of human experience need tools to understand and describe what they encounter. Maps have long held an important function in how we share the world. Peter Swearengen, founding producer of mappable, a visual-spatial music discovery app, interviews Eric Roddenbeck, CEO of Stamen, a company providing maps of many unexpected subjects, including a project for His Holiness the Dalai Lama about human emotion.

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Eric Rodenbeck at SXSW

Eric Rodenbeck



I founded Stamen Design in 2001 in San Francisco's Mission District and proudly run this independent mapping and data visualization studio today.

Peter Swearengen at SXSW

Peter Swearengen

Dir of Prod Strategy

Originate Inc

Peter Swearengen has been leading development of groundbreaking digital products for the video game and fashion industries, including fashion tech products like Switch Embassy's TShirtOS, games lik...

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