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    • Sep 3, 2015

    Automate your home with Lutron products

    During these hot summer months, many of us are looking for ways to conserve electricity in our homes – such as closing the blinds during the daytime, keeping the temperature up when we’re not home and turning lights out when they are not being used. But some days we rush out of the house and forget to do these things that seem so automatic...
    • Sep 1, 2015

    Tinker Maker DIY

    At TI, we celebrate the makers and hobbyists who enjoy creating and innovating on their own time. In our ongoing DIY with TI series, we share their incredible Do It Yourself inventions using TI technology. Will Cooper has the best of two worlds. A tinkerer at heart, Will enjoys making useful gadgets with TI parts. “It’s cool that I...
    • Aug 27, 2015

    Out of Office: Paul Westbrook, “Renaissance man”

    TIers do amazing things every day at work and when they are out of the office. In our ongoing series, ‘Out of Office,’ we showcase the unique and fascinating hobbies, talents and interests of TIers all over the world. Paul Westbrook is a poster child for the Mozart Effect. “There are a lot of interesting studies about math skills...
    • Aug 25, 2015

    From fish to flowers to food: How TIers used a dying lake to nourish, beautify their community

    TIers put our company’s commitment to citizenship into action every day in their jobs and in their communities. In our ongoing series “CiTIzenship," we feature TIers around the world making a difference in their communities and creating technology for good. TIer Kyoko Ikeda inhales deeply and takes in her surroundings. Standing on...
    • Aug 20, 2015

    DIY with TI: Experimental music man marches to his own digital drum

    At TI, we celebrate the makers and hobbyists who enjoy creating and innovating on their own time. In our ongoing DIY with TI series, we share their incredible Do It Yourself inventions using TI technology. Marshall Thompson’s do-it-yourself bug began with a 1970s-era sports car. “I started customizing things as a teenager when I got...
    • Aug 18, 2015

    Start school with the right gear

    Get your kids moving in the right direction this school year with cool products containing TI devices, such as the Garmin vívofit 2 activity tracker, TI-84 Plus Color Edition (CE) graphing calculator, Belkin Thunderbolt 2 Express Dock HD and Ball Coach™ radar from Pocket Radar Inc. Learn about the products below. Take a break with Garmin...
    • Aug 13, 2015

    CiTIzenship: Born to lead

    TIers put our company’s commitment to citizenship into action every day in their jobs and in their communities. In our ongoing series “CiTIzenship," we feature TIers around the world making a difference in their communities and creat...
    • Aug 11, 2015

    On the Fringe: From bling to life-saving tech – The future of wearables

    In our ongoing ‘On the Fringe’ series, some of TI’s brightest minds discuss today’s biggest technological trends and solving the challenges of tomorrow. When you think of wearables today, your mind probably wanders toward smart watches or fitness trackers. But here inside Kilby Labs , we’re thinking not just about the...
    • Aug 6, 2015

    Interns innovate, create for DIY competition

    Before even embarking on their careers, interns are making a name for themselves at TI by innovating, creating and showing off their technical skills. Take the “Wingman” device, for example. This intern do-it-yourself (DIY) project offer...
    • Aug 4, 2015

    3 elements to leading a successful team

    Samantha Dwinell, vice president of talent management, recently wrote a commentary in Fortune about how to lead a successful team. Below is an excerpt. Teamwork is at the heart of any business. We know that innovation happens only when the...