Big Demand Meets Tight Supply: JLL’s 2023 North American Data Center Report

by | Feb 29, 2024
If data centers are the bricks holding society together, then the power that operates them is the mortar, according to JLL’s new H2 2023 North American Data Center Report. Here's why demand has stayed strong, why supply has tightened, and why ChatGPT uses "roughly as much power as 33,000 households."
The Last Word: Dallas AI’s Aamer Charania on the Promise—and Perils—of Artificial Intelligence
by | Jul 17, 2023
Sunday was national AI Appreciation Day, so to mark it, the Dallas Regional Chamber did a Q&A with Charania and Babar Bhatti, co-founder and EVP of DallasAI, a nonprofit forum to accelerate learning and adoption of artificial intelligence.
Dallas-Based Velvet Taco Launches ‘First-Ever’ AI-Created ChatGPTaco
by | Jul 12, 2023
While some experts were worrying about AI's threat of human extinction, Dallas-based Velvet Taco embraced the potential for ChatGPT-4 to do something even more formidable: come up with a tasty taco idea. See what's in the AI taco creation—and how it's helping Velvet Taco "deliver the unexpected."
Milagro CEO: How AI Is a Key Ingredient in the Recipe for Restaurant Success
by | Jun 26, 2023
Milagro Corp. is readying for the transformation. Its latest move adds an OpenAI's ChatGPT integration for data access and enhanced user interactions. In the next 12 months, the CEO said, "the entire restaurant industry will change as we know it." Milagro its proprietary restaurant software captures actionable data that allows restauranteurs to maximize customer data through personalized messaging, turning data into a direct increase in revenue.

Lewisville’s RedCritter Launches AI- and ChatGPT-Powered CritterCoin for Student Tutoring, Engagement, and Rewards

by | May 18, 2023
To support positive schoolroom behavior while making learning fun and (literally) rewarding, RedCritter's new AI- and ChaptGPT-powered product suite enables students to do lots of things. Like interviewing a historical character. Receiving personal tutoring on any topic. Learning a language, learning to code, and more.
Mass Luminosity’s New AI‑Infused Video Communications Platform Takes on Zoom and Teams
by | May 17, 2023
Founder Angel Munoz says work with OpenAI helped give Beacon MAX advanced features like real-time translation in eight languages.
The Last Word:’s Teresha Aird on How Using ChatGPT Is Like Making a ‘Dream Hire’
Teresha Aird has used ChatGPT for her work with Dallas-based, and she's a believer.
The Last Word: NTT DATA’s Aaron Millstone on Why Workers Need to Master AI Language Models
by | Apr 6, 2023
Plano-based NTT DATA is out with its annual Innovation Index research, which calls out "increasing investments in employee skills and experiences to build and retain a more modern workforce." The research also looks at the importance of "creating high-quality employee experiences," an increased focus on "business resilience," and more.

Elon Musk, Other Tech Leaders Call for 6-Month Pause on the ‘Dangerous Race’ to Giant AI Systems

by | Mar 29, 2023
The request was made in an open letter signed by major players including Elon Musk, co-founder of OpenAI, the lab that created ChatGPT and GPT-4; Emad Mostaque, founder of the London-based Stability AI; and Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak. More than 1,000 artificial intelligence experts, researchers, and backers signed the letter, including academics from UT Dallas.
The Last Word: Fort Worth’s Pindar Van Arman on AI Art
by | Mar 17, 2023
Van Arman is a Fort Worth-based artist and roboticist who's developed robots that "use deep learning neural networks, artificial intelligence, feedback loops, and computational creativity to make a surprising amount of independent aesthetic decisions." But Van Arman insists that he is the artist—not his robots.