Director of the SXSW Interactive Festival in Austin. Other passions include the Boston Red Sox, reading, exercise when possible and sleep sleep sleep.
RT @BluefieldTech: ICYMI: This was a great opportunity to share our perspective on methane, climate change, microsatellites - and the year…
Tomorrow happens here: Browse these 50 futured-focused panels and presentations for SXSW 2018 in March in Austin. medium.com/the-definitive… #SXSW #future
RT @VincentHiroz: @Hugh_W_Forrest @worldwebforum @taavikotka @sunniejaye @dgt_switzerland @HedigerFabian @marcwalder Thanks for pointing th…
You know you like the numbers! Saturday, January 27 brings Data Day Texas 2018 to the AT&T Conference Center in Austin. medium.com/@hugh_w_forres… #Austin @DataDayTexas #BigData
Why is the startup 70MillionJobs so focused on finding jobs for people with criminal backgrounds? "Employment truly is the silver bullet for short-circuiting endless cycles of recidivism." medium.com/@hugh_w_forres… #SXSW #startup @70MillionJobs #Jobs #Employment
Asked their opinion about today's most under-rated technology trend, methane-detecting startup Bluefield posts an intriguing response: "The revolution in low-cost, small-scale micro-satellites." medium.com/@hugh_w_forres… #SXSW @BluefieldTech #satellite #startup
RT @seanjregan: “Nothing lasts forever except the certainty of change” Bruce Dickinson. https://t.co/ElHR9wstRD
RT @edtech_ch: #RT @dgt_switzerland: RT @Hugh_W_Forrest: Had a blast this week talking about "Global Innovation Hubs" at the WorldWebForum…
RT @70MillionJobs: Interview with 70MillionJobs' CEO/Founder @Richard_Bronson & @Hugh_W_Forrest on being chosen as a finalist for #SXSWacce…
Had a blast this week talking about "Global Innovation Hubs" at the WorldWebForum in Zurich. medium.com/@hugh_w_forres… @worldwebforum @taavikotka #Zurich #Switzerland @sunniejaye @dgt_switzerland @HedigerFabian @marcwalder #innovation
RT @DanielleDuran7: At @sxsw this year I can't wait to see people who change the world like @70MillionJobs @Hugh_W_Forrest @ewhitmore and @…
Richard Bronson talks about the uniqueness of 70MillionJobs, one of the finalists for the 2018 SXSW Accelerator Pitch Event: "To my knowledge, there are no other startups in this space." medium.com/@hugh_w_forres… #SXSW @70MillionJobs #startups #founders
RT @BluefieldTech: Thanks for the opportunity to share our perspectives here, Hugh - looking forward to sharing our vision at #SXSW! https:…
Meet Bluefield, one of 50 startups in the 2018 SXSW Accelerator Pitch Event: "We’re building a data platform to make those climate-saving investments possible and profitable  — what could be more motivating than that?" medium.com/@hugh_w_forres… #SXSW #startups @BluefieldTech
Preview the many SXSW 2018 panels and presentations focusing on issues related to the LGBTQIA+ community. medium.com/@hugh_w_forres… #SXSW #LGBTQ #inclusion
RT @EchelonFG: @gatesfoundation Melinda Gates, Michael Dell & others added as @sxsw 2018 speakers ow.ly/Wpnx30hGara Great job @Hugh_…
RT @Bee_of_Jay: @robinhillwrites you need to look into this... twitter.com/Hugh_W_Forrest…
If your product, service or app is aiming for a March 2018 launch, then enter SXSW Release it before the Friday, January 19 deadline. medium.com/@hugh_w_forres… #SXSW #startups #Entrepreneur #founder #startup
RT @jessicashortall: Gave a @sxsw 2017 keynote on building bridges, empathy, & the fight for LGBT rights in TX. Still amazed @Hugh_W_Forres…
Heavy weather in Las Vegas for CES 2018 underscores one the decade's most under-rated technology trends. medium.com/@hugh_w_forres…
RT @TMCNEWS: @mypickles2 @michelleMurdoug @FknRobby @micki0127 @Hugh_W_Forrest Enjoy a small taste of #ohwx next week ❄️ #ATXsnow https:/…
Four thoughts on CES 2018: Gender inequality, crazy robots, heavy weather and massive scale. medium.com/@hugh_w_forres…
RT @IrelandCGAustin: Was great to meet with @Hugh_W_Forrest this week - We’re looking forward to a very strong Irish presence @sxsw in Marc…
RT @ryancarson: @tferriss @Hugh_W_Forrest You’ve had an awesome positive effect on the world man 👍
Just a few more hours to save save save! Buy before the end of the day on Fri, Jan 12 for a $200 discount on your SXSW 2018 badge. medium.com/@hugh_w_forres… #SXSW #save #MarchMagic
The cryptocurrency craze comes to Austin in March: So much blockchain content at SXSW 2018. medium.com/@hugh_w_forres… #SXSW #blockchain #cryptocurrency
Fred Schmidt: "My prediction is that the Austin tech / startup ecosystem will benefit even more from being a fresh and inclusive alternative to the Brotopia cultures of The Valley, DC, NYC and LA." becominghuman.ai/2018-austin-te… @WildBorys #Austin
Hear more at SXSW 2018: Tim O'Reilly on predicting the future: "I try to notice things that are missing from the current map, the current story, and ask myself what they mean, what might happen if some small oddity becomes mainstream." medium.com/@hugh_w_forres… #SXSW @timoreilly
RT @joshuachakra: Awesome way to kickoff 2018! @AustinForum event at the new Austin Library, so many emerging tech initiatives on the horiz…
RT @Leahruns100: Best @sxsw deal you're going to get before March 2018, so don't miss out! #SXSW2018 #ATX twitter.com/Hugh_W_Forrest…
Cool content and incredible networking! Save $200 if you buy your badge for SXSW 2018 before the end of the day on Friday, Jan 12. medium.com/@hugh_w_forres… #SXSW
Up-and-coming UX designer Jocelyn Strong "Despite hosting thousands of participants, SXSW always does a great job of bringing people with similar interests together." medium.com/@hugh_w_forres… #SXSW #MarchMagic #networking
RT @interlocaltoday: Learn the top tech trends for 2018 @Hugh_W_Forrest @AustinForum #tech #trends #innovation #Austin #ATXtraffic @Medium…
RT @JMK512: “March Magic Memories: Amir Husain” by @Hugh_W_Forrest medium.com/@hugh_w_forres… @sparkcognition @amirhusain
Two more days to save Benjamins! Friday, January 12 is the deadline to save $200 on your badge for SXSW 2018. medium.com/@hugh_w_forres… #SXSW #save #MarchMagic
New location at the new central library! Attend the Austin Forum at 5:45 pm on Wed, Jan 10 to learn more about top tech trends for 2018 and beyond. medium.com/@hugh_w_forres… #Austin @AustinForum #trends
RT @rmatney: @polycotplus CEO @jonl interviewed Michael Wolff when he was at #SXSW, and discusses it here with @Hugh_W_Forrest: https://t.c…
RT @access2culture: #AustinForum on Jan 10 at @AustinPublicLib focuses on, "Top Tech Trends" for 2018 and beyond. #TechTuesday https://t.co…
Memories of 1999 SXSW keynote speaker Michael Wolff: "Like many of us, he saw media convergence coming and made that his beat." medium.com/@hugh_w_forres… #SXSW #FireAndFury @jonl
RT @access2culture: Get @sxsw Answers during January 10 Office Hours from #SXSW staffers. medium.com/@hugh_w_forres… via @Hugh_W_Forrest #Marc…
Learn the top tech trends for 2018 and beyond at the Austin Forum at 5:45 pm on Wed, Jan 10. medium.com/@hugh_w_forres… #Austin @AustinForum #SXSW
RT @polycotplus: When Michael Wolff Was at #SXSW Polycot's @jonl conducted a pre-keynote interview with the author. ow.ly/8bav30hEs2l
Cool Anaïs Nin observation (via the Tim Ferriss 5-Bullet Friday email newsletter): "We don't see things as they are; we see them as we are." @tferriss @timferrisssays #AnaisNin
Get answers from SXSW staffers on all your March Magic questions at SXSW Office Hours at Capital Factory on Wednesday, January 10. #SXSW @CFStartupEvents medium.com/@hugh_w_forres… #Austin #startups #Entrepreneur
RT @WildBorys: Good read! And interesting deeper reads via the links provided in this post - prescient views on the tech industry just befo…
Memories of Michael Wolff at SXSW 1999: "He was a gonzo journalist, writing a subjective account from memory, and maybe hacking the memory for effect. Kind of like a button-downed business-focused Hunter S. Thompson." medium.com/@hugh_w_forres… @jonl #SXSW #fireandfurybook #Austin
RT @MassChallengeTX: We are in love with the 2018 Austin Tech Predictions & Resolutions by @Hugh_W_Forrest! @millardtx https://t.co/OjxIsj0…
RT @YTEXAStweets: The Forrest Four-cast @Hugh_W_Forrest @EdGCurtis @elijahmay @gerardointer @PeteWinstead medium.com/@hugh_w_forres…
RT @sxsw: We'll be in San Francisco on January 19! Stop by @WeWork SOMA to talk all things #SXSW 2018. ow.ly/HoUP30hBNPw
2018 SXSW Featured Speaker Bruce Sterling on challenges in the US vs the UK: "For whatever it’s worth, I think Britons are suffering more from the Brexit government than Americans are from Trump." medium.com/@hugh_w_forres… #SXSW @jonl #Brexit #Trump @bruces
RT @EstuardoDC: “When Michael Wolff Was at SXSW” by @Hugh_W_Forrest medium.com/@hugh_w_forres…
"What I remember best is that he walked out, glanced at his notes, and froze." Recollections of when "Fire and Fury" author Michael Wolff was a keynote speaker at SXSW 1999. medium.com/@hugh_w_forres… #SXSW #Austin #FireAndFury @jonl #fireandfurybook
RT @EBW2020: Check out the following article to learn about Ingrid's resolution to mentor and galvanize others around empowering women! Tha…
RT @AustinTechAll: ATA executive director David Edmonson (@dedmo) on what's next in 2018 for Austin tech. Thanks to @Hugh_W_Forrest & @sxsw
RT @GA_ATX: Startup predictions and resolutions from the Austin tech community on @Hugh_W_Forrest blog today, including from our very own @…
RT @Theo_Dimarhos: Great people from ATX, including our boss at @AngelouEcon, Angelos Angelou twitter.com/Hugh_W_Forrest…
RT @RedVelvetEvents: Thx Hugh for including me in the conversation #Austin #Tech #LoveMyJob twitter.com/hugh_w_forrest…
More AI, more engagement and more inclusion: 40+ leaders from the Austin tech / startup community talk about their predictions and resolutions for 2018. medium.com/@hugh_w_forres… #Austin #startups #Texas #ArtificialIntelligence
RT @theBekku: The mighty @Bruces on over-rated & under-rated tech trends, and Elon Musk (& his businesses). Full interview here: https://t.…
RT @stevegolab: “Whurley’s Quantum Keynote at SXSW” by @Hugh_W_Forrest medium.com/@hugh_w_forres…
Legendary cyberpunk author Bruce Sterling on the most underrated technology trend for 2018: "Global warming. It’s always that one." medium.com/@hugh_w_forres… @jonl #SXSW @bruces #GlobalWarming #trends #climatechange
Whurley on how the US is lagging behind in quantum computing research and the path to tomorrow's top innovations: "At the current moment the EU, China, Australia, and even Sweden are all out investing the United States." medium.com/@hugh_w_forres… @whurley #Quantumcomputing #SXSW
Amir Husain on how artificial intelligence and people co-exist in the future: "The real question about AI is, will there be room for humans? And I think the answer to that is, yes, there will be." medium.com/@hugh_w_forres… #ArtificialIntelligence @SparkCognition #SXSW
Whurley talks about his SXSW 2018 keynote: "I’m on a mission to help democratize quantum computing and making it easy to understand and more importantly relatable to basically anyone." #quantum medium.com/@hugh_w_forres… @whurley #SXSW
SXSW 2018 speaker Tim O'Reilly on Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential race: "The election confirmed my worst fears about the abuse of social media." medium.com/@hugh_w_forres… #SXSW
SparkCognition CEO Amir Husain talks about AI in Central Texas: "I’m very bullish on Austin’s role in driving the artificial intelligence ecosystem. I think UT Austin is our massive advantage." #Austin medium.com/@hugh_w_forres… @SparkCognition #ArtificialIntelligence #AI #SXSW
Tim O'Reilly on artificial intelligence & the future: "AI can be a mirror, not a master. Now, we just have to make sure to look in that mirror and be sure we like what we see. And if we don’t, we must change!" medium.com/@hugh_w_forres… #SXSW #AI @timoreilly #ArtificialIntelligence
The Forrest Four-Cast is almost finished for 2017: My 10 top favorite Medium posts that I've written from the past 52 weeks. medium.com/@hugh_w_forres… @Medium @doree #writing
RT @ewhitmore: There are a handful of great thinkers about the future of technology, its role in society and how we might make it better, b…
Best-selling author and SXSW 2018 speaker Tim O'Reilly on his skills at seeing the future: "I’m fundamentally a pattern recognizer. I’ve trained myself to distinguish between the map and the road." medium.com/@hugh_w_forres… #SXSW @timoreilly #Futurism
RT @Riecilla: Bring it. Knowledge begs to be free. twitter.com/Hugh_W_Forrest…
So many important discussions scheduled for the Workplace track at SXSW 2018 in March in Austin. medium.com/@hugh_w_forres… #SXSW #workplace #WorkLifeBalance
SXSW 2018 speaker Tim O'Reilly on the current crypto craze: "While blockchain may well end up being worldchanging, the fact that its principal application so far is currency speculation is truly disappointing." medium.com/@hugh_w_forres… #SXSW #blockchain @timoreilly #cryptocurrency
RT @Doctor_V: Arguably one of the top 10 reasons for being at @sxsw in ’18 @timoreilly twitter.com/hugh_w_forrest…
Learn more about his new book "WTF" when he speaks at SXSW 2018 in March: Tim O'Reilly talks about the future: "AI and robots aren’t going to take human jobs unless that’s what we ask them to do." medium.com/@hugh_w_forres… #SXSW #robots #ArtificialIntelligence @timoreilly #AI
RT @Austin_VC: The deadline approaches! @sputnikstartups #startups #Funding twitter.com/Hugh_W_Forrest…
Love this Jack Kornfield quote (via Tim Ferriss): "In the end, only three things matter: how much you loved, how gently you lived, and how gracefully you let go of things not meant for you."
Hungry for an incredible taste of Texas? Buy your ticket now for the BBQ Crash Course at SXSW 2018. medium.com/@hugh_w_forres… #SXSW #bbq #Food #barbecue #networking @elsigh
Hey startups! Santa is almost here -- and so is the Mon, Dec 25 deadline for applying to Sputnik ATX. austinstartups.com/sputnik-atx-de… #startup #startups #Entrepreneur @sputnikstartups @Austin_VC @Oksana_ATX
RT @hackernoon: Time For Tech: 17 Trending Stories, by @DavidSmooke hackernoon.com/time-for-tech-… #TimeforTech #Bitcoin #NetNeutrality #Tech http…
Face-to-face interactions still rule! So many cool ways to connect with other creatives at SXSW 2018 in March in Austin. medium.com/@hugh_w_forres… #SXSW #meetup #networking
RT @DavidSmooke: “March Magic Memories: @GuyKawasaki” — @Hugh_W_Forrest hackernoon.com/march-magic-me… https://t.co/aL13qspseY
Guy Kawasaki on his all-time favorite SXSW session: "I loved that interview I did with Mark Cuban in 2014 because he just doesn’t have to give a shit about making everyone happy. I’d vote for him for president." medium.com/@hugh_w_forres… @GuyKawasaki #SXSW @mcuban
Extended opportunities for extended learning! So many great workshops at SXSW 2018. medium.com/@hugh_w_forres… #SXSW
RT @Austin_VC: The @sputnikstartups deadline is only one week away! Thanks @Hugh_W_Forrest for the nice write up! twitter.com/sputnikstartup…
What are you waiting for, Christmas? Only one more week for startups to apply to be part of the first cohort of Sputnik ATX. medium.com/@hugh_w_forres… #Austin #startup #Entrepreneur @sputnikstartups
RT @daleblasingame: Always great when @Hugh_W_Forrest makes time to meet with our @sxtxstate students! #sxsw #txst https://t.co/FXVpLC3Ssw
RT @sxsw: Students can get a free #SXSW badge by registering for one at a discounted rate. Learn more here! ow.ly/nzMP30h0OJU
Lots of red planet content at SXSW 2018 in Austin, but not so much at the White House. medium.com/@hugh_w_forres… #SXSW #Mars #space
Something to nibble on: Robyn Metcalfe says personalized food is today's most overlooked tech trend. medium.com/@hugh_w_forres… @FoodMiracle #food #SXSW @FoodCity
If your product, service or application is launching in the first quarter of 2018, then be sure to apply to SXSW Release It. medium.com/@hugh_w_forres… #startups #SXSW #Entrepreneur
Everything you need to know about artificial intelligence and more! Time Machine 2017 in Austin Dec 13-14. medium.com/@hugh_w_forres… #Austin @SparkCognition #ArtificialIntelligence #Robots
RT @liz_anne: Thanks to the @AustinChamber & @Hugh_W_Forrest for an awesome roundtable on the state of tech and innovation in Austin. This…
Ranking the 2017 technology ecosystem: Four observations from the first-ever Recode 100 list. medium.com/@hugh_w_forres… @Recode #lists #startups #recode100
RT @LynGraft: "March Magic Memories: Robyn Metcalfe" w/ @FoodMiracle @Hugh_W_Forrest bit.ly/2BUazMl #SXSW
RT @BryanPerson: #AI event in Austin next week. Looks like a good lineup. twitter.com/Hugh_W_Forrest…
RT @amirhusain_tx: @Hugh_W_Forrest @SparkCognition Thank you, Hugh! The robots are pleased and (presently) in a good mood. No cause for ala…
 
 
 
 
 
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