Virtual reality, mobile apps, robots, 3D technology and artificial intelligence have dominated social chatter around South by Southwest Interactive during the first few days of the five-day festival.
In the summer of 1951, a passenger aboard the RMS Queen Elizabeth had plenty of things to do. There was shuffleboard, deck tennis, books to borrow from the library. The Berlin Philharmonic performed Beethoven’s Symphony No.
Ever since Samuel Cunard sent the RMS Britannia across the Atlantic in 1840, the shipping business has looked for various ways to lure passengers aboard—a task that’s not as easy as it sounds.