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How Can Houston Become More of a Hub for Innovation?

Posted on · (Above: Gina Luna, chair of the Greater Houston Partnership’s Houston Innovation Roundtable; Ed Egan, director of the McNair Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation at Rice University’s Baker Institute for Public Policy; and Lori Vetters, president and CEO of the Houston Technology Center, speak onstage during a live broadcast of “Houston Matters” from the offices of […]

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Live from the Greater Houston Partnership! Monday’s Show (May 15, 2017)

Posted on · (Above: Panelists discuss diversity in the workforce (L-R): Bruce Ruzinsky, partner and chair of the diversity committee at the Jackson Walker law firm; Ivette Mayo, president of Yo Soy I Am, LLC; and Dennis Kennedy, founder of the National Diversity Council. Photo: Derek Stokely | Houston Public Media) Houston Matters is broadcasting live today from […]

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How to Keep Technology from Taking Over Your Life

Posted on · On this Halloween, we discuss the gadgets that haunt our world today. Technology is everywhere. So much so, in fact, that some really struggle to untether from their smart phones and laptops and desktops and downloads, social media, streaming services, Blue tooth, GPS…and so on. How do we ensure, in 2014 Houston, we use technological gadgets […]

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‘Hackers’ Come Together to Improve Life in Houston

Posted on · This weekend, programmers, graphic designers and other multimedia professionals will participate in the second City of Houston Hackathon. Now, the word “hack” might conjure something negative, but — as organizer Jeff Reichman tells Houston Matters’ Michael Hagerty — the purpose is to bring together dozens of the city’s creative professionals to find ways to improve […]

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Houston Matters for Wed., Oct. 30, 2013

Posted on · The Greater Houston Convention & Visitors Bureau says Houston will host about two dozen major conventions this year – the most in five years. Officials estimate these conventions will bring some $430 million dollars into Houston’s economy. But there are some conventions Houston has been unable to snag. The city recently lost a bid to host the 2017 World […]