When I initially heard of Glasgow's interest in developing something similar to SXSW I immediately took it as one of those copycat "next SXSW" efforts that are generally as laughable as those "next Silicon Valley" campaigns. I don't think anybody's going to be the next SXSW or Silicon Valley due to their unique histories though I do believe either can be challenged for leadership if one feels like commiting extreme amounts of time and resources to that end. That said, in the case of Glasgow they're talking more about creating something similar to SXSW and as long as they don't...

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