What’s in the Bag? SXSW Edition

This is my first SXSW, so I'm trying to figure out how much of a tech boy scout I need to be here. In light of that, I've asked most of my gadgets, toys, and essentials to pose together for a group photo. The full list is below; most of this is what I'm carrying around during the day (at night, I'll limit myself to the phone, iPod, camera, business cards, and pens).

SXSW 2009 travel bag

The bag: North Face backpack from eBags, received the day before SXSW. Holding up very well – it's a little tough for fitting some bulkier things in it (not quite flexible) but great for the laptop, cords, etc.

What's in it (or on person):

  • HP laptop, chugging along, plus adapter
  • One extra battery that clips on, plus a spare backup (thank you Carl in IT at 360i, you rock)
  • Amazon Kindle, 1st edition (now reading The Element by Ken Robinson), plus adapter
  • Samsung Omnia on Verizon, plus adapter, plus tethering USB cable
  • iPod Touch, plus USB cable
  • Surge protector
  • 3-prong adapter from Radio Shack (discussed before as the best $5 ever spent)
  • Business cards – lots of extras, now with both the blog and Twitter ID on them (yay!)
  • Camera: Canon A590 IS (really like it, and amazing value) (only the case is pictured, duh)
  • Two travel packs of Advil
  • 100-calorie snack packs (this time Honey Maid cinnamon bun crackers – very good, plus some peanut butter chocolate chip granola bars stuffed in the box)
  • Pens
  • Notebook (paper kind)

What have you brought to SXSW?Share your thoughts in the comments.