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Top Apps, Links, And Tricks If You're Going to SXSW--And If You're Not

Here's some fun apps, links, and tricks to try if you're headed down to Austin this weekend, and if you're not.


If You're Going:
Is Scoble In this Room? Is legendary socialmediahead (and former Fast Company columnist) Robert Scoble in the same room with you RIGHT THIS MINUTE? Find out. http://www.isscobleinthisroom.com/

Follow the Most influential individuals at SXSW on Twitter: According to O'Reilly Media, this year the usual suspects (Chris Brogan, Guy Kawasaki) are joined by The Office star Rainn Wilson.

Download the Groundlink car service app and get $10 car rides around town.

"Hug a stranger for 5 seconds." The Situationist is an app that spurs you to interact with others in odd ways reminiscent of the 1960s bohemian absurdists for which it is named.

And, If You're Not:
Mute "OMG Breakfast taco blah blah blah" updates on Twitter by keyword: Tweetagora, Muuter.

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