Crowdfunding Star Ouya’s keynote conversation polarizes SXSW

OUYAThe annual SXSWconference here prides itself on being a place for “disruption,” but the only real disruption during a fairly pedestrian conversation between the founder of crowdfunded Ouya and the editor-in-chief of The Verge today were angry tweets followed by empty seats.

Ouya founder Julie Uhrman got on stage with The Verge Editor-in-Chief Joshua Topolsky to discuss her company’s enormously successful julie-uhrmanKickstarter campaign and the product it funded: an Android-based, open-source gaming console. The torrent of Tweets that followed revealed the audience members to be critical of just about everything except the room they were sitting in.

A brief sampling of the Tweets indicates a lot of discontent, but about many different aspects of the keynote.

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