Discussions about the future put a physical distance between the rotten present and coming improvements. Sometimes the future is scary, so we want it to happen somewhere else. But it’s already here in Dallas. Bands of body hackers in Deep Ellum are implanting themselves with microchips to replace their car keys. Small companies in North Texas are building a new class of small, game-changing space satellites. A police robot killed a man downtown, the first time that ever happened. It’s a good idea to appreciate the present while it lasts, and that’s what Best of Dallas is all about. Take advantage of the following pages to enjoy Dallas, the city of tomorrow, today.