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Ken Leung and Ben Faehn learn to program a robot from Professor Ron Smith at HCC.

Future jobs in the Tampa Bay Area: Prepare for change driven by robots, tech, etc.

Technological advances are changing the way we live, work and play. Here’s what you need to know to proactively plan for your future in Florida and elsewhere.

Kelsey Burgess and Jonathan Manigo assist TBTI companies and greet visitors.

USF Connect: Bridging academia and tech business

Starting an innovative business? Want to build a relationship with a university? Explore opportunities with USF Connect in the USF Research Park.

Tommy Richardson, SVP and Chief Technology Officer of Nextech

Learn the secret sauce for Tampa Bay Area tech leader

As the Tampa Bay Area tech community prepares to gather for the annual Tampa Bay Tech Awards, Nextech's SVP and CTO Tommy Richardson shares insights into what makes his company successful.

VPK class at Reddick Elementary.

Opportunity knocks: Shaping the future of Wimauma

As growth expands to Hillborough County’s SouthShore, Wimauma is working to control its destiny in five key areas: transportation, public safety and security, affordable housing and healthcare, education resources for children, youth and adults; and recreational facilities for children, youth and families. Here’s a look at how they’re doing.

Cyber security

Local cybersecurity concerns grow along with attacks

Florida ranks among the top states in the nation for the number of Internet crime victims. Here’s what you need to know to better protect yourself.

Entrepreneur Collaborative Center in Ybor City

Trep Talks: Mentors play key role in business success

Local entrepreneurs and experts appearing at Trep Talks share how -- and where -- to find mentors who can help you take your business to the next level.

Doris Ross Reddick Elementary

Getting ready for kindergarten: Community effort emerges in Wimauma

If children enter kindergarten way behind their peers, will they ever catch up to grade level? Pre-kindergarten classes return to Wimauma in effort to help kids succeed.

John Kuhn, an Associate Professor for  the Department of Chemical and Biomedical Engineering

USF patents: Local scientists pursue innovations to make our lives better

How does research being done at USF in Tampa matter to you and your family? See the progress professors and students are making in converting waste to energy, and to prevent and treat strokes, Alzheimer’s disease, paralysis and more.

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On the Ground: Tour highlights assets, opportunities in Wimauma

A bus tour through Wimauma in rural South Hillsborough County connects local community leaders capable of finding solutions in an area undergoing transformational change spurred by pricey new gated communities and people moving in from other places.

Margaret Claritt leads a tour through Wimauma Elementary School.

On the Ground: Tour destaca activos, oportunidades en Wimauma

Una excursión en autobús a través de Wimauma en el condado rural de South Hillsborough conecta a líderes locales de la comunidad capaces de encontrar soluciones en un área en transformación cambiante impulsada por nuevas comunidades cerradas cargadas y personas que se trasladan desde otros lugares.

Innovation Fusion at FIBA

Innovation Fusion showcases local talent, global diversity in Tampa

The Tampa Bay Area has the talent and raw materials to succeed in the global innovation marketplace, Tampa Bay Lightning Owner Jeff Vinik tells a sold-out community gathering at Tampa’s Bryan Glazer Family JCC.

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Believe it! UrbanTech accelerator program attracts global attention for Tampa

Speaking to local techies gathered at The Attic Cafe, Dreamit Managing Director Andrew Ackerman of New York says Tampa is on track to become top tech hub of the Southeast.

Freddy Barton and Rosalie Smith of Safe & Sound Hillsborough work on the first Safe Summit scheduled for June 3, 2017.

How to keep communities safe? Efforts to curb violence start with youth

Safe and Sound Hillsborough is designed to defeat the roots of violence in the Tampa Bay Area by working with youth. You can see the program's progress at Safe Summit ’17 on June 3 at University Mall in Tampa.

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On The Ground in Wimauma: Ready or not, transformational change is on the way

As the Tampa Bay area grows and vacant land becomes more scarce, development is moving south into the Wimauma area of Hillsborough County, where long-time residents still covet a Mayberry-like lifestyle reminiscent of the 1960s.

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On The Ground en Wimauma: Preparados o no, la transformacion esta en camino

En la medida que el área de bahía de Tampa crece y los terrenos baldíos se vuelven más escasos, el desarrollo del Condado de Hillsborough se mueve al sur hacia al área de Wimauma, donde los residentes de largo plazo todavía valoran un estilo de vida de Mayberry-como una reminiscencia de la década de los 60s.
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