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TV for every occasion: shows for family viewing, multitasking and more
Apr 29, 2016 | Lifestyle, Family Tech
The problem with the golden age of TV is that with so many choices, it’s hard to know what to watch. This guide and cheat sheet helps you choose the right shows for four different occasions: dedicated viewing, multitasking, working out and family viewing.
Where to find the best shows
Apr 29, 2016 | Toolbox
Where to find my favorite shows via streaming or download.
How to tone down your tech
Apr 27, 2016 | Self, Published elsewhere, Productivity
If you’re looking for a little online sanity, there are better options than a digital fast. My first post for the Headspace blog shares five great alternatives.
How to raise a white hat hacker
Apr 25, 2016 | Family, Family Tech, Published in Passcode
Today in the Christian Science Monitor’s Passcode, I look at what it takes to turn a curious, tech-minded kid into an ethical hacker.
A Robot By Any Other Name
Apr 19, 2016 | Published in JSTOR
What the research on artificial intelligence tells us about why and how we humanize the devices in our lives.
The 9 stages of special needs parenting
Apr 4, 2016 | The art of parenting
Today I went through my monthly ritual of looking for even more Facebook parent groups to join, in the hope that somewhere is the group of people who will understand our exact set of challenges -- or better yet, have the right set of solutions. It suddenly struck me:...
The Final Four-Year-Old
Apr 2, 2016 | Family
The NCAA’s Final Four may determine who rules the court, but the Final Four-Year-Old determines who rules the playground. Here’s my bracket for the 2016 Sparkle Tots championship.
Facebook Reactions: Campaign Edition
Feb 26, 2016 | Community
The advent of Facebook Reactions has brought forth a remarkable range of suggestions for alternative icons; the endless presidential campaign has produced an ever-growing range of tribute memes. But if we're going to have the reactions we need to survive this campaign...
9 kid-friendly meals for children outside of NYC
Feb 25, 2016 | Family
The New York Times has posted a roundup of 14 kid-friendly meals that you can prepare in 30 minutes or less….if you have the kind of kid who likes food seasoned with anchovies, cumin or ginger. If, on the other hand, you are raising a child who does not ask to...
Dystopian fiction: What to read when you want to worry
Feb 23, 2016 | Lifestyle
My latest post for JSTOR Daily looks at the value of dystopian fiction to those of us trying to navigate a complicated digital world and an even more confusing future. The post mentions many of my favorite dystopian reads, so I thought I would offer a handy list of...