One of the start-ups hoping to make a splash at this year's South by Southwest Interactive Festival is Stickybits, a set of bar code stickers that you can "tag" with anything.
Attendees at developer confab were handed "Facebook Presence" tokens, which hook up RFID tag to Facebook account. Will we see more or this?
It was a big game of showmanship as Foursquare and Gowalla threw their rival parties at the annual Austin, Texas festival on the same night.
Marketers are everywhere at the annual digital-culture fest. It sort of makes your face start to melt a little bit.
Designed to help SXSW attendees exchange profiles with a smartphone scan, the system was seen by many as requiring too many steps. However, it is likely a good first step toward something strong next year.
As the Web generation descends on the South by Southwest Interactive show in Austin, AT&T's network actually works, Twitter announces its @Anywhere platform, Facebook focuses on games, and Digg unveils a revamp.