For tech, it’s time for introspection. Elizabeth Warren used South By Southwest in Austin to take on Big Tech. Then, on the streets of Austin – a plague of scooters. future of urban transport. And wearables have a cool, and unexpected, future. I’m Steven Rosenbaum – and this is Future Forward, I’m Gene DeRose… Let’s Launch!
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How Politics and Tech aligned at SxSW:
WITH TECH ON THE DEFENSIVE, SXSW TAKES AN INTROSPECTIVE TURN
SXSW: Warren tells tech audience plan to break up giants is ‘like baseball’
Kamala Harris wants to quadruple the US Digital Service budget and bring it to states
Let’s Talk about Scooters:
Uber, Lyft, Bird, Lime, and Spin battle for scooter dominance at SXSW
Twitter / DraftHouseAustin
Scooters at SXSW: Zooming down streets, parked in heaps & even spotted on MoPac
Someone is trolling SXSW scooter users with these stickers
Are scooters the big winners at this year’s SXSW?
Bird lays off up to 5% of workforce
What’s Next in Wearables?
IEEE/Spectrum: A Peek into the Future of Wearables