A Dreary Beginning
This was the view many had for the first couple of days, hiding out wherever shelter could be found as the rain poured down in Austin.
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It's been well documented that attending every SXSW panel, happy hour and party is out of the range of human possibility, unless you possess the ability to travel through time or can avoid sleeping for five days straight.
Fortunately for you, Mashable was everywhere with our cameras, taking photos of all the Austin fun.
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The range of events and speakers at this year's festival was impressive, and we hope that is apparent with the images above. If you were there, we hope you'll recognize some of the featured events and remember great moments from esteemed speakers such as Al Gore or Ray Kurzweil. And if you weren't there, then this is your opportunity to get a glimpse of what goes on in Austin.
Have a favorite memory about your time at SXSW? See something we didn't cover? Leave us a comment and let us know.
This story originally published on Mashable here.