Brookings Institution

Report: Private Investment, Federal Initiatives Have Helped Make DFW a ‘Rising Star’ Metro for Tech Jobs

by | Dec 13, 2023
According to a new report from the Brookings Institution, since the pandemic hit in 2020, a "reorientation" has occurred in U.S. tech jobs growth, with growth in share of national digital services jobs moving from "Big Tech meccas" to "vibrant rising star" metros like Dallas-Fort Worth.
$11.5M NVIDIA Collaboration Will Put SMU ‘in the Fast Lane for Artificial Intelligence’
by | Nov 11, 2021
SMU is investing $11.5 million into a powerful new supercomputing research system featuring an NVIDIA DGX SuperPOD. Connected with the NVIDIA Quantum InfiniBand networking platform in SMU's data center, it will produce a theoretical 100 petaflops of computing power—enabling the university's network to perform "a blistering 100 quadrillion operations per second." The new capability will supercharge SMU's AI and supercomputing exploration, boosting North Texas' growth as a technology hub.