Latest regional competitiveness report finds economic disparity in Tampa Bay

There’s a widening economic gap in the Tampa Bay region, according to a new report from the Tampa Bay Partnership and other organizations.

While the eight-county Tampa Bay region is a leader in net migration of people into the area, new business creation, rising home values and export growth, the area lags in household income and average wages, among other factors.

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Transportation, regionalism dominate discussion at State of the Bay

The next time Pinellas County voters cast ballots on funding transportation initiatives, St. Petersburg Mayor Rick Kriseman wants to make sure it’s a measure that will pass.

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St. Pete commission backs tougher building standards in flood zones

Builders planning multifamily projects in flood zones in St. Petersburg would have to make them more resilient to storm surge and sea level rise under a measure approved by the city’s Development Review Commission.

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Dell Computers: Michael Dell [How I Built This With Guy Raz]

Before it became fashionable to start a tech company in your dorm room, Michael Dell did exactly that.

In 1983, he began selling upgrade kits for PC's out of his dorm at UT Austin.

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Your weekend arts forecast: Grace Potter, Randall Bramblett

“I love not having a genre to point at,” Grace Potter told me during an interview a couple of years ago. “I love not being one thing or another.”

Potter, who’s onstage tonight (Thursday, Jan. 9) at Jannus Live, is the sort of performer who can’t be pigeonholed...

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The Shuffle

Carrie Zeisse
West Central Florida Mental Wellness Coalition


The Hustle

Lisa Gilmore

For Lisa Gilmore, interior design is so much more than matching patterns and colors. She believes that each design should uphold the standard of “liveable glamour,” which is to capture an individual’s personality and lifestyle.

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Catalyze 2020

ICYMI: Matt Lettelleir

Matt Lettelleir writes, "I’d like to see the 200 block of Central Avenue turned into a plaza."

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Ward Friszolowski
Harvard Jolly Architecture

Focus: Code

The Lines of Code That Changed Everything [Slate]

Apollo 11, the JPEG, the first pop-up ad, and 33 other bits of software that have transformed our world.

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One man’s obsessive, 40-year pursuit of the productive life [Fast Company]

Stephen Wolfram has always liked using technology to get stuff done and monitor personal progress. Here are the secrets that help him power through his workdays.

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