Amplify your voice with the power of smart digital media

Digital Grok Labs cooks up clever ways to publish more, faster, cheaper — and engage users better, deeper.

As a development sandbox for new ideas, we focus on how content providers can best leverage software to grow and engage an audience.

Strategy + Execution

"You’ve got to think about big things while you’re doing small things, so that all the small things go in the right direction."

~ Alvin Toffler

  • Chris Hearne

    Chris has a passion for the media — and software. He develops quality media brands that embrace technology and collaboration.

    Since the birth of the browser, Chris has been focused on the intersection of software and technology and media, working for several of the leading companies in those areas: Microsoft (sidewalk), Compaq (iPaq) and Clear Channel Entertainment (LiveNation).

    Prior to the web, Chris worked in print media, founding two of Texas' most acclaimed media properties, Austin's city magazine, Third Coast, and the alternative weekly Houston Press. He also served on the Advisory Board of Alcalde, the UT Alumi magaine, and as president of the Texas Magazine Publishers Association.

  • Paul Bailey

    As a developer, Paul is the founder of, a web based code editor that features Google Drive integration and realtime collaboration.

    Paul is also a software engineer at Lead Genuis. Among Paul's many projects has been the publishing platform for

    Paul chairs the PyTexas Web for the PyTexas conference, and is Python Web Development Houston Organizer.

Designing a product is designing a relationship.

Among our current projects is Houston Reader, a content discovery and recommendation engine that serves users by connecting them to relevant content, smartly delivered.

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