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Dungeons & Dads: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Game

Dungeons & Dads: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Game

It begins like a joke: A teacher, a professor and a federal prosecutor walk into a comic book shop. But this is no joke. We aren’t messing around. We’re dads, and we’re here to clobber some goblins. Justin unscrolls the map. Tyler unboxes the dice. Scott makes notes on his character sheet, and I survey […]

Whom Should Self-Driving Cars Be Programmed to Protect?

Technology advances at breakneck speed. That’s exciting to early adopters, who can’t wait to get their hands on the latest piece of tech. For some, the rapid onslaught of technology is frustrating. But there are bigger issues that need our attention. Economic pressures often move new technologies into the consumer space before people get a […]

New Habits for the New Year

Happy 2019! At this time of year, many of us are thinking about resolutions for the new year, and these often involve some kind of change. Yet behavioral change is hard, and it’s rarely a “one and done” kind of action. In The Power of Habit, author and Pulitzer-prize winning reporter Charles Duhigg harnesses operant […]

Face Your Challenges Like a Linebacker—And Don't Be Afraid to Blitz

I traveled to New York last summer to hear some inspirational women at Her Conference 2018, a development event for college women and recent graduates. I arrived excited to soak up as much information as I possibly could—especially from the speakers who were currently living out my dream career as a writer—and I left with […]