Archive for July, 2016

Essilor of America President: Focusing on Good Vision

Posted by Lance Murray

French eyecare company Essilor Group has a long history, dating back 160 years. The company was formed 44 years ago with the merger of French eyewear companies Essel and Silor. The company has three headquarters around the world, and Eric

3 Things: 7-Eleven Dabbling With Drone Delivery Service

Posted by Amanda Hayes

7-Eleven soars above the competition to make drone delivery history, North Texas high school students perform a Shakespeare classic with a millennial twist, and Dallasites can expand their social circles with Tinder’s latest feature. 

Irving-based 7-Eleven is taking meal delivery

Barton Damer: His Art Resonates Pop Culture

Posted by Lance Murray

Editor’s Note: The <Art / Code> event will bring together 15 digital artists to show off their cutting-edge work at the Aria Stone Gallery on July 27. The event is curated by David Rodriguez (aka Dr. Gorilla) and hosted

The DEC Expands to Denton

Posted by Nicholas Sakelaris

The Dallas Entrepreneur Center will expand north to Denton when Stoke opens up on Aug. 1.

The 9,216-square-foot facility is located in The Railyard just a few blocks from the downtown square in Denton. The coworking space is a partnership …

Why These ‘Buff’ Vegans Chose Dallas

Posted by Courtney Garza

veganvoice-iconWant to know how to make vegans roll their eyes? Just ask them where they get their protein.

One of the biggest misconceptions about a vegan or a vegetarian lifestyle is that we’re lacking in the protein department, and seen …

3 Things: Can’t Make Class? TWU Student Sends Robot

Posted by Amanda Hayes

Today’s stories include a TWU graduate student who was able to learn using robot technology, a new female-only ride-sharing app may launch in Dallas, and TI announces a new STEM education series in partnership with an NFL player.

A Texas

Don Relyea’s Art Intersects Tech, Biology

Posted by John Stalle

Editor’s Note: The <Art / Code> event will bring together 15 digital artists to show off their cutting-edge work at the Aria Stone Gallery on July 27. The event is curated by David Rodriguez (aka Dr. Gorilla) and hosted

3 Things: Upcoming Event Will Focus on Future of Workplaces

Posted by Julia Falcon

A July 28 event will feature discussions on the future of workplaces, a new coworking space is opening in Denton, and Dallas County Community College District is part of a program helping to increase education access to incarcerated individuals.


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Editor’s Picks: Calendar for July 21-28

Posted by Jana J. Pruet

From a public information session that will recap the Dallas CityMAP study to Science on Tap at the Fort Worth Museum of Science and History to Startup Grind with The Container Store Co-founder Garrett Boone, we’ve pulled together some of

Ryan McCutcheon Creates ‘Ghost’ in his Art

Posted by Jana J. Pruet

Editor’s Note: The <Art / Code> event will bring together 15 digital artists to show off their cutting-edge work at the Aria Stone Gallery on July 27. The event is curated by David Rodriguez (aka Dr. Gorilla) and hosted by

Verizon Delivers Technology to Rural America

Posted by Krista Bourne

RURAL RESIDENTS SHOULD RECEIVE HIGH QUALITY MOBILE SERVICES AND SUPPORT


Texas is one of the largest states in America, encompassing more than 250,000 square miles, which includes a significant number of rural areas.

It’s just as important for residents

Alex Garcia Topete’s Music is Collision Between Art, Science

Posted by Heather Noel

Editor’s Note: The <Art / Code> event will bring together 15 digital artists to show off their cutting-edge work at the Aria Stone Gallery on July 27. The event is curated by David Rodriguez (aka Dr. Gorilla) and hosted by

3 Things: SMU Research into Movement and Math

Posted by Lance Murray

Today, we take a look at how Southern Methodist University in Dallas is involved in a partnership that has created a math-related video game, how seven of 16 Texas companies in the Forbes list of the Largest Private Companies in

Innovation is Health Care Management Education Key

Posted by UT Dallas Naveen Jindal School of Management

UTD’S HEALTH CARE MANAGEMENT PROGRAM EQUIPS NEXT GENERATION OF HOSPITAL EXECUTIVES


Health care is an industry that lives and breathes innovation. At every turn, medical professionals and administrators are working smarter, faster, better.

Directors of the bachelor’s and master’s health-care

Dallas TreeHouse: A Model of Sustainability

Posted by Nicholas Sakelaris

SOLAR PANELS AND TESLA BATTERIES WILL POWER THE FACILITY ON WALNUT HILL LANE


From massive solar panels to barrels that capture rainwater, the Dallas TreeHouse will practice what it preaches.

The eco-friendly home improvement store has started construction and will …

Do You Have What It Takes to Be an Entrepreneur?

Posted by griffin.lewin

STARTING A BUSINESS IS HARD WORK, BUT DON’T GET DISCOURAGED


The year is 2016, and as we carve our way into the 21st century, more of us are starting to discover ways to take control of our lives, our financials,

3 Things: GameStop Cashing In On Pokemon Go Craze

Posted by Amanda Hayes

Local retailers are banking from the popularity of Pokemon Go, two Plano natives get their big break in the tech world with $100,000 grant, and a Dallas coworking space is doubling its desk space. 

Pokemon Go is more than just

Artist Darcy Neal Illuminates with #Hashtag Map

Posted by Lance Murray

Editor’s Note: The <Art / Code> event will bring together 15 digital artists to show off their cutting-edge work at the Aria Stone Gallery on July 27. The event is curated by David Rodriguez (aka Dr. Gorilla) and hosted by

Flux’s Artificial Intelligence Puts Farming in the Cloud

Posted by Nicholas Sakelaris

THE DALLAS-BASED STARTUP ALLOWS HYDROPONIC GARDENING TO FLOURISH INDOORS AND OUT


After millennia of watching the stars, reading almanacs, and trusting your gut, farmers can now turn to the Internet of Things for their agricultural advice. Dallas-based software startup …

3 Things: Fort Worth Biotech Firm’s Product Dissolves Earwax in Minutes

Posted by Lance Murray

Former Alcon employees have new product to treat impacted earwax, the White House is investing in the Internet of Things, and Flower Mound welcomes its first entrepreneur center.

Two former Alcon employees have developed a new product to treat impacted …