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By the Numbers: Tech Roots Give DFW the Edge in UX/UI Boom

by | Sep 28, 2018
The user experience sector is exploding in Dallas-Fort Worth. That's a good pairing with the region's history as a high-tech hotbed.
Resource Guide for designers, creatives, and UX/UI pros in Dallas Fort Worth.
Creative Vault: Your Guide to Resources for Designers and UX/UI Pros in DFW
by | Sep 27, 2018
There are plenty of area associations, events, organizations, and educational institutions to help designers brainstorm, commiserate, learn, and hone their skills. Here's a resource guide to get you started.
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Teaching the Next Evolution of UX Design Thinking
by | Sep 27, 2018
Multi-dimensional UX: Preston McCauley has been working to help UX professionals discover new ways to approach the craft.
Cassini Nazir is the director of design and research for the ArtSciLab at the University of Texas at Dallas. [Photo: UTD]
Societal Urgency: UTD’s Cassini Nazir on the First-Person Experience
by | Sep 27, 2018
It would make sense that the best education in user-experience would involve a first-person experience. It's about finding needs and figuring out how to fill them.
Spacee founder Skip Howard wrote the code for the computer vision technology that allows individuals to interact with surfaces, which display information in response. [Photo: Spacee]

XR: 4 North Texas Companies ‘Extend the Experience’

by | Sep 26, 2018
In a service economy, winners will be companies who can best anticipate customer needs and can provide the best customer experience. Enter Extended Reality: Here are some DFW companies making bets on its future.
Norm Cox was on the Xerox team that literally built the desktop environment we use every day. [Sources: Norm Cox, Alexey-Bezrodny/iStockphoto]
The Iconoclast:
North Texas’ Norm Cox and a Legacy in Design
by | Sep 24, 2018
Tap a menu on your smartphone to pay for your coffee, or edit a Word doc. Either way, you can think of Norm Cox. The North Texan was on the Xerox team that developed the graphical interface that we still use today.
Digital Fight Club Pulls No Punches in Sparring Over Tech
by | Aug 2, 2018
The rapid rise of new technology makes life easier, but there’s also concerns about disruption, security, obsolescence, and privacy. Tech experts argued their positions during Digital Dallas' annual event.
Knock your blockchain off: In "Fight No. 4," it's Big Company vs. Nimble Startup, says Digital Dallas Founder Michael Pratt. Jaime Chambron of NTT Data will go up against Mark Hopkins of Roger Wilco.
Dallas Innovator Perk: 10 Free Tickets to Digital Fight Club 2018
Be the first to grab them before they're gone, and we'll see you at the fights on August 1.
Modular Founder Christopher Brown

Q+A: Modular is Taming the Wild Frontier of Distributed Networks

by | May 21, 2018
Modular Founder Christopher Brown talks about how his startup is harnessing the power of Ethereum before he appears at Digital Dallas Startup Comedy Roast this week.
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Q+A: On-time Package Delivery? Dallas Startup CEO Says it’s Not a Far-fetched Idea
by | May 18, 2018
Fetch CEO Michael Patton is a corporate-finance-guy-turned-delivery-superhero and recently talked about his new package solution in advance of his appearance at Digital Dallas' Startup Comedy Roast.
Things to do in Dallas-Fort Worth
On Tap: Breaking Shadows, Women in Tech Awards & Startup Comedy Roast
Browse our curated selection of events to plan your next week — and beyond.
PICKUP CEO Brenda Stoner
Q+A: PICKUP CEO Brenda Stoner Talks About Turning a Truck into a Revenue Hauler
by | May 16, 2018
In advance of her appearance at the Digital Dallas Startup Comedy Roast, PICKUP CEO Brenda Stoner looks back at what prompted her to start the delivery service and the lessons she's learned along the way.
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‘Don’t Miss’ Events in 2018

From annual and monthly events to those that occur weekly in the region, here are 2018 events you’ll want to put on your calendar.
fight club
Digital Fight Club: Experts Spar Over Tech Topics
by | Aug 24, 2017
The “fights” pitted experts on both sides of tech issues debating in lightning round fashion before a packed house of more than 450 people.
On Tap: Social Impact of Innovation, Digital Fight Club & Tech Trends in Grocery
Browse our curated selection of events to plan your next week — and beyond.
Surround Sounds
Surround Sound’s Tech, Music Play to Your Senses
by | Nov 4, 2016
Musical performances, holographic dancing, and digital sketch artists were just a few of the things that made Surround Sound unique.