BY SUE DURIO
To say that Austin, Texas, circa 1991 looked much different than it does today is an obvious understatement to those who have been around Central Texas for a while. Dell Computer was but a fledgling company, only three years old. The Austin Convention Center was still a gleam in the eye of city leaders. Austin population had barely passed the 500,000 mark. And the still-young South by Southwest festival’s attendance was in the hundreds, not the hundreds of thousands.