2016 Schedule

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

The DIY Software Revolution

Friday, March 11
5:00PM - 6:00PM

JW Marriott
Salon FGH
110 E 2nd St

There’s a million apps (and counting), but they’re increasingly specific and inflexible — creating a dichotomy between those who create software, and its everyday users. Many of the greatest computer visionaries foresaw (and still today hope for) a world where everyone can participate in crafting their own software tools and harness their creativity.

In this panel, we’ll cover the history of software tools and the types of creativity they’ve enabled, as well as the current state of the software world. We’ll examine the implications of developer bootcamps and the “coding-for-all” movement, alongside futuristic design concepts in software creation paradigms.

Hashtags: #sxsw #diyapps


Howie Liu at SXSW

Howie Liu

Co-founder & CEO


Howie Liu is the cofounder and CEO of Airtable, a company founded around the mission of democratizing software creation. Prior to Airtable, he lead a product at Salesforce, which acquired Etacts, a...

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