My first SXSW, day 1: I already met lady Arya Stark and the director of SXSWi
Bumped into the director of SXSW Interactive
Being new to SXSW, I decided to go to a meetup beforehand to get a first feel of it. I started to talk to people to know what they were expecting from the whole thing. I chatted for a good 30 minutes with a tall guy, that told me he was in the SXSW staff.
After seeing a few people shaking his hand and saying “Thanks, Hugh!”, I came back home and googled “Hugh, SXSW”. It should have raised my attention when he told me that he’d been organizing SXSW for 25 years.
First result: Hugh Forrest serves as the Director of the SXSW Interactive Festival. So I sent him a tweet explaining my ignorance.
Game of Thrones at the badge pickup
I just started watching Game of Thrones, literally two days ago. I’m at episode 3...