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Trade fair South By Southwest: Cannabis, AI, and Johnny Cash

music, Film, politics - the trade fair South By Southwest is a heart rate monitor and Trendsetter in one. The Republicans, Boehner promotes Cannabis legalizatio

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Trade fair South By Southwest: Cannabis, AI, and Johnny Cash

music, Film, politics - the trade fair South By Southwest is a heart rate monitor and Trendsetter in one. The Republicans, Boehner promotes Cannabis legalization, which he refused as a politician.

It is not entirely uncommon for a politician to look at the trade fair South By Southwest in Austin, Texas in the past. Barack Obama was here, Michelle Obama as well. But that several candidates for the presidency in the case of a Digital, Film and music conference face - the rarity value.

"conversations on America's future" ("Conversations About America's Future") is the name of the discussion series, which features in the framework of the South By Southwest (SXSW) political prominence after Austin, including Senators Elizabeth Warren and Amy Klobuchar.

hot topic of Cannabis legalization

for completely different reasons, the former Republican speaker of the house of representatives, John Boehner is looking over. He is now Chairman of the National Cannabis Roundtable, a lobby group, which campaigns for the legalization of marijuana. A total of 60 events alone, there are about the growing Cannabis industry. For comparison: in 2018, a hand were full.

Medical marijuana is now allowed in 33 U.S. States. Boehner, who had spoken out as an active politician, nor against it, now for another legalization.

Boehner (archive) declined as politicians, marijuana-release ...

... now he's a Lobbyist and an advocate for the legalization.

"The dark side of Social Media"

other subjects are Also occupied by multiple events: Artificial intelligence and the future of Blockchain technology. Todd Hansen manages the program design of the conference.

He said in the Podcast Tickets: "We can look at the various big Tech companies, the dark side of Social Media, choice influencing - we are at an interesting point. What is the role of technology in our lives - how much is too much - or is everything fine the way it is?"

Aretha Franklin and Johnny Cash

The film part of SXSW is celebrating its opening with the Premiere of the new film by Jordan Peele. His debut "Get out" became the Oscar-winning Surprise hit. A total of 102 movies and series episodes. Claudette Godfrey is one of the curators in the film: "I'm most looking forward to the documentary film 'Amazing Grace'. This is a concert film by Aretha Franklin, which could not be shown due to legal problems for decades."

After the death of the singer is there to see this masterpiece. It is the only music in the film is not in the program: "The Gift. The Journey of Johnny Cash" is trying to be the people Johnny to approach Cash. And in "Bluebird" gets the music club in Nashville, a cinematic monument, in the early days, for example, Garth Brooks or Taylor Swift appeared.

could be during the lifetime of Aretha Franklin's Amazing Grace will not be shown"". Last August, the "Queen of Soul" died.

logistical challenge

SXSW began in 1987 as a small music conference. Today, she has to play with Comedy and the computer. The exhibition begins with the Digital and film part, in the second half it comes to music. Over 2,000 Bands and musicians playing every Club and every car Park, with an audience.

The core of the city of Austin will be locked for the duration of the conference widely for the transport. Long ago, the fair has become a logistical and transport technical challenge. The city's mayor, Steve Adler asked in a local television: "If you can work this week from home, or it can avoid the peak times car, please do that."

Nine days to the Mix of the fair and the Festival lasts for a total of South By Southwest attracts more than 400,000 people.

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