Texas’ glory, till now based on oil, may be based on silicon in years to come. The following four articles examine high tech in the state and where it is headed.
Hundreds of new computer companies have made Texas the likely successor to California’s Silicon Valley, and it all started with two firms in Dallas.
Four critical mistakes forced Texas Instruments to pull the plug on the home computer that it had once expected would dominate the market.
While most people are using their computers to balance their checkbooks and play games, these three Texans are pushing their machines and programs to the limit.
See the future on your computer: software on stocks, football, and astrology.
Warm spring days call for giving in to new clothes and a neck-baring hairdo.
It wasn’t the classiest place in Pharr to grow up, but it had tough truckers, sassy waitresses, and some of the best try cooks in the Valley.
Behind the scenes at regional headquarters—a sometime part-timer tells all.
A fresh interpretation of a classic genre.
If it wasn’t for the song, no one would remember Emily Morgan, but she launched a nation by diverting Santa Anna at San Jacinto.
German landscape artist Hermann Lungkwitz saw romantic vistas in the Hill Country at a time when most Texans saw only hardscrabble farmland.
Texas in silicon.
Against All Odds promises love, delivers yawns. Entre Nous repels rather than attracts. Footloose and Reckless aren’t. This is Spinal Tap is painless.
The first in a series of software reviews looks at tax-preparation packages.
Houston’s well-heeled Alley Theatre is trying to pass itself off as a national theater. Across town, the Chocolate Bayou is just trying to hang on.
When the Rio Grande Valley’s balmy breezes turned frigid last winter, its aloe vera fields and stately palms turned from lush green to pitiful brown.
A heated race for the Senate; a leisurely trip to Astrotown; a cool master of Dallas protocol; a steel-industry success story in Seguin.
Toss of the coins.
Watching the news, rating the crews, holding down the fort.
Gary Hart’s rise hurts two Texas politicos; at last, a solution to the South Texas Nuclear Project mess; the all-new Braniff turns out to be the same old Braniff; a delicate question about doctors.