Posts Tagged ‘Texas Instruments’

Campfires, Camping Take Back Seat to Coding, Sciences at Girl Scouts’ STEM Center

Posted by Dave Moore

Campfires and Thin Mints are set aside for coding, astronomy, and physics at the Girl Scouts’ STEM Center of Excellence at Camp Whispering Cedars.

The center, which opens to the public this weekend, marks the Girl Scouts of USA’s …

Texas Instruments Coding Contest Challenges Students

Posted by Katie Kelton

As summer approaches, Dallas-based tech giant Texas Instruments has launched a new coding contest aimed at keeping students interested and curious about STEM through the end of the spring semester. 

TI recently announced the contest called TI Codes that challenges …

UTD Professor Says He Has an Easier Way to Find Out What Jobs Are Where

Posted by Jeff Bounds

A Dallas professor has created an easier, less-expensive way to determine how prevalent given occupations are in U.S. metropolitan areas.

Evan Stair

Evan Stair

Evan Stair, a self-proclaimed “map lover,” is licensing the data tool he built to economic development organizations …

A Look At Dallas’ Rise As a Neurostimulation Hub

Posted by Will Rosellini

Elon Musk recently proclaimed that brain implants capable of enabling telepathy are just around the corner.

While as exciting as that sounds, the reality is that bioelectronic implants that makes us healthier, stronger, and smarter truly are at our …

Where ‘Big D’ Stands for Digital

Posted by Dave Moore

Presented by The Dallas Regional Chamber


As consumers and business professionals have found computers and smartphones to be essential for the way they live, work, and play, the scuffle among companies to land on home screens has intensified.

Since July …

TI Foundation Funds $2.1 Million for Nonprofit Fellows Program

Posted by Lance Murray

Seeking to help mold the nonprofit leaders of the future, Texas Instruments Foundation has established a fellowship program that is funded by $2.1 million in foundation grants.

The grants, which the Dallas-based semiconductor maker said honors its founders’ legacy of …

Breaking the Mold: North Texas Companies to Keep On Your Innovation Radar

Posted by Sheryl Jean

More than a dozen companies operate innovation labs, test centers, or teams in North Texas — add these to your watch list.

Farmer Brothers
A coffee lab does exactly what it sounds like: Development, taste testing, quality control, and training.

Invention: A Look Back at Historic Firsts With North Texas Ties

Posted by Sheryl Jean

Integrated Circuit
In 1958, Jack Kilby, an engineer for Texas Instruments Inc. in Dallas, built the world’s first integrated circuit, which is in all consumer electronics today. Kilby and other engineers also invented the first handheld, digital calculator in 1967.

The Evolution of
Dallas-Fort Worth Innovation

Posted by Danielle Abril

Dallas-Fort Worth’s history is rife with innovation and entrepreneurship. Consider the likes of Mark Cuban, a self-made billionaire who got his start founding internet radio company broadcast.com. Or Ross Perot Jr., who has continued the Perot family’s legacy through real

SMU, UTA Profs Named National Academy of Inventors Fellows

Posted by Lance Murray

Two North Texas university professors have been named as fellows of the National Academy of Inventors, the highest professional honor given to academic inventors.

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Bruce Gnade of Southern Methodist University. [Photo courtesy of SMU]

Bruce Gnade, executive director of …