ABOUT SILICON BAYOU: HOUSTON, TEXAS
Silicon Bayou: Houston, Texas is dedicated to ensuring that all who wish to participate in and benefit from technological advancements are afforded the opportunity to do so regardless of creed, class, color or gender.
The Mission of Silicon Bayou: Houston, Texas™ is to address the racial and gender disparity in the high tech and Green Collar industries while reviving participation of inner city youth in the traditional building...
Forward Times Dr. Abdul Haleem Muhammad
Houston, Texas is a dynamic, vibrant city with a diverse population. It is connected to the continental United States by freight rail lines, interstate highways and to the world via two international airports and a bustling sea port. This city, built aside bayous, has been dubbed “The Energy Capital of the World.” It houses the world’s largest medical center and NASA’s Johnson Space Center. Recently, the city of Houston and its business community offered an amazing package of...
Muhammad: Forget Amazon's HQ2; Houston should build a Silicon Bayou
Houston Chronicle Dr. Abdul Haleem Muhammad
The city of Houston and its business community offered an amazing package of incentives and our collective resources to secure Amazon's HQ2. Now that the city has lost the bid, where do we go from here
I don't ask this question as a postmortem, or to lay blame or point fingers over the loss. Houston needs to leave Amazon behind. But there's no reason we can't pursue our own path for making the...
Blue Collar Trades
Plumbing, Welding, Carpentry, Masonry, Electrician. Dry Walling
Not every student is suited for a four year college or university. Many can develop their skills as
craft persons and thereby earn a decent living in the construction trades. The Silicon Bayou:
Houston, Texas™ places a high emphasize on the traditional blue collar trades as a critical
component of our overall strategic plan.
Green Collar Trades
Renewable Energy, Recycling, Upcycling, Agriculture, Hydrology
Alternative energy, recycling, Upcycling, urban agriculture and hydrology are not futuristic
visions but emerging technologies with tremendous upside potential for researchers,
entrepreneurs and consumers. The Silicon Bayou: Houston, Texas™ sees redundancy in
sources of energy, food, and water as key to resilience and sustainability in community
development and redevelopment. Recycling and Upcycling have great potential in setting forth
the development of new and revolutionary forms of manufacturing.
Coding, Robotics, Artificial Intelligence, Micro Processing
The future is what our progeny will inherit from us. The Silicon Bayou: Houston, Texas™ is
set forth to create a future characterized by equity (the appropriate distribution of benefits and
burdens within and across generations). Our mission is to ensure that all who wish to participate in
and benefit from technological advancements are afforded the opportunity to do so regardless of
creed, class, color or gender.