Tag Archives: Put Technology to Work

Enjoy E-Books, Free Coffee at Digital Bookmobile Event in Arlington

Traveling coast to coast, the Digital Bookmobile National Tour is making an Ebooks & Espresso stop in Arlington at the Lake Arlington Branch Library from 10 a. m. to 4 p. m. Tuesday, March 19. Community members are invited to this interactive exhibit to learn about and try ebooks, audiobooks and more…

Learn About Blockchain, Big Data and More at UTA Analytics Symposium

The University of Texas at Arlington Center for Innovation and Digital Transformation will hold the 4th Annual Analytics Symposium from 8 a. m. to 4 p. m. Friday, March 29, 2019 at Sheraton Arlington Hotel in Arlington. The theme of this year’s program is “Delivering Business Value through Analytics and AI”. The symposium…

Data About Water Use by ZIP Code Now Available on Open Arlington Portal

When water use in Arlington started to skyrocket last summer and then plummet during the wet fall months, data from Arlington Water Utilities illustrated those trends. Now, Arlington residents and others can access and explore that information online through the City’s increasingly robust Open Arlington portal. Starting this month, a downloadable data…

STEM Cart Donated to Arlington Public Library by Mouser Electronics

The Arlington Public Library is expanding its technology offerings with the addition of a 3D printing cart, sponsored by Mouser Electronics. Representatives from Mouser Electronics and the Arlington Public Library unveiled the cart on January 29 at the Northeast Branch Library. The cart will be housed and used for programming…

New Options to Scan, Copy and Fax at All Arlington Library Locations

The Arlington Public Library is excited to offer robust new document options at all locations. Patrons can now make copies in color and in black and white, scan documents and send domestic faxes. Put this technology to work with expanded options for business, school and personal documents. Each library location now…

‘When Can I Water?’ Alexa Adds Arlington Water Utilities Answers

The “Ask City of Arlington” skill for Amazon Alexa devices recently added information to help Arlington Water Utilities customers, whether they’re wondering when to turn on their sprinklers or want to find a payment location. Alexa is a virtual assistant developed by Amazon capable of voice interaction, music playback, making to-do…

Alexa Enabled Skill is Arlington’s Latest Innovative Tool for Residents

From improving digital library services to making it easier for residents to learn about street and water construction projects in their neighborhoods, the City of Arlington puts technology to work every day to make The American Dream City a better place to live, learn, work and play. The Arlington City Council…

Opinions Wanted: Check Your Mailbox or Email for City Survey Invitation

The City of Arlington is calling for participation in the annual Citizen Satisfaction Survey. The anonymous and confidential online survey is designed to gather resident’s opinions about city services. Since 2000, the City has conducted this annual survey among city residents in partnership with Decision Analyst, an Arlington-based independent market research company.“The information…

Arlington Public Library Offers Free Access to Digital Newspaper Collection

The Arlington Public Library is pleased to announce the immediate availability of its new digital newspaper collection. This collection is free to library patrons and is updated daily through NewsBank, an online provider of newspapers. The Library provides Web-based access to current and archived issues of seven full-text Texas newspapers,…