How to Be Interesting

A session at SXSW Interactive 2013

Friday 8th March, 2013

5:00pm to 5:20pm (CST)

Combining fresh and pithy life lessons, often just a sentence or two, with deceptively simple diagrams and graphs, HOW TO BE INTERESTING is an inspiring guide that shows you how to lead a richer life.

Passionate, positive, down-to-earth and irrepressibly upbeat, each of its more than 100 spreads will nudge you a little bit further out of your comfort zone to a place where suddenly everything is possible.

It's about taking chances—but also about taking daily vacations. About being childlike, not childish. It's about ideas, creativity, risk. It's about trusting your talents and doing only what you want—but having the courage to get lost and see where the path leads. Because it's what you don't know that's interesting.

Jessica Hagy will talk about the kinds of people who she finds to be most interesting, and types of behaviors and traits that make them so—and present slides with cartoons featured in and inspired by the book. Q&A to follow, Reddit AMA style.

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Jessica Hagy

Cartoonist, Infographics, Editorial Illustration

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5:30pm A Smarter Startup by Neal Cabage

8 attendees

  • Bryan Jones
  • Daniel Sollero
  • Tab Atkins Jr.
  • Jessica Hagy
  • Kesah
  • Mary Pratt
  • Mike Bianchini
  • Julie Miller

9 trackers

  • angus wolf
  • Carolyn Chandler
  • Darren Gibbons
  • Eduardo Camargo
  • Chris Davis
  • Jon Long
  • Andre Passamani
  • Shelley Cook
  • Todd Sattersten

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Time 5:00pm5:20pm CST

Date Fri 8th March 2013


Ballroom G, Austin Convention Center

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