Scratching Your Personal Projects Itch

A session at SXSW Interactive 2011

Monday 14th March, 2011

11:00am to 12:00pm (CST)

Have you ever had an idea for a great product, but thought any of the following:

"I don't have enough time to work on this and keep my full-time job."
"I don't have the dev/design/business skills to make this on my own."

Come hear from three people who have each figured out their own unique ways around these (and other) challenges. From the designer with zero development skill, to the developer who freelances to fund their own project, to the developer who focuses full-time on scratching his own itch, this panel runs the gamut for dreamers of all shapes and sizes. Hear what's worked for us and what could work for you!

LEVEL: Beginner

About the speakers

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Richard Crowley

Equal opportunity technology hater

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Cap Watkins

Design Lead at Etsy. Formerly at Amazon, Formspring and Zoosk. Draws pretty pictures on the Internet all day. bio from Twitter

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18 attendees

  • Andrea Genevieve
  • Arena Reed
  • Andrew Weber
  • Cap Watkins
  • Louise
  • Gerard Ramos
  • amanda grandel
  • Hans van de Bruggen
  • hugh garry
  • Jesper Andersen
  • Jon Lim
  • luciemclean
  • Marty DeAngelo
  • micah craig
  • Philip Mervis
  • Richard Crowley
  • TyKisha
  • Vik Doddi

29 trackers

  • Joen
  • Anna Manasova
  • Brad Dougherty
  • Beau
  • Ben Spaulding
  • Brion
  • Chiara Bernasconi
  • Charlie Park
  • Annette
  • Emilia Blom
  • finn
  • Caleb T.
  • Hanni Ross
  • Dan W
  • Ian McKellar
  • David Friedman
  • Jake Przespo
  • Jason Wehmhoener
  • Jay Patel
  • kellan
  • Larry Archer
  • Lance Roggendorff
  • Chris Carter
  • Matthew Levine
  • Mo
  • Herman Kuiper
  • Geof Crowl
  • Ruthie BenDor
  • Jeff Triplett

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Time 11:00am12:00pm CST

Date Mon 14th March 2011

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