The sights of SXSW 2012 Summary: The festival for geeks in Austin, Tx proved to be a great place to socialize and see the next generation of tech gear and new concepts for the Internet. By Violet Blue | March 16, 2012 -- 07:53 GMT (00:53 PDT) Follow @violetblue Previous | Next Image 1 of 29 South by SouthWest 2012 - a welcoming projection inside the Austin Hilton, the main hotel adjacent to the Austin Convention Center. Photo credit: Violet Blue Topic: Browser Kick off your day with ZDNet's daily email newsletter. It's the freshest tech news and opinion, served hot. Get it.