GeekFit: How to Embrace Technology and Healthy Lifestyles

A session at SXSW Interactive 2011

Tuesday 15th March, 2011

12:30pm to 1:30pm (CST)

As interactive designers and developers, are we working ourselves to early graves? To put it mildly, our work is largely sedentary. This panel will explore some of the long-term health risks associated with our obsession with all things digital and too little time maintaining an active, healthy lifestyle.

Learn from your industry peers about the health problems they've experienced and how they've embraced a more active lifestyle—with and without the use of technology—to reap truly amazing personal and professional benefits.

LEVEL: Beginner

About the speakers

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Robert Jolly

Dad. Husband. Project Manager. Reformed runner. Likes to bike and surf. bio from Twitter

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Derek Featherstone

Inclusive UX; Web design; Accessibility. Speaker & Teacher. IronMan Finisher 07,09,10. Businessing. Started and growing the amazing team @SAteaches. bio from Twitter

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  • Derek Featherstone
  • Gerard Ramos
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Time 12:30pm1:30pm CST

Date Tue 15th March 2011

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