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3 Thoughts on Motion Sickness and Driverless Cars

Driverless cars: A welcome technology that will make society much more productive, safe, and happy, OR a dangerous flirtation with a technology we will never be ready for any time soon? For your author, the answer has been very clear: driverless cars cannot come soon enough and should replace traditional cars ASAP. But then, I […]

Drew’s next book: Be a reviewer! Yes, you! Genre: Digital-age sci-fi(?)

During the course of my research about publishing in the digital age, a couple of interesting things happened. As you could probably tell from the presentation, one of them was that my passion as an individual writer was suddenly reignited. More specifically, there is a story concept that I’ve had in mind since the summer […]

Can your 5-Star driver become your 5-Star friend?

Did you ever think to invite your Uber driver to your post-game? It happens more than you think. Whether continuing a conversation with your Uber driver inside your own home (as was the recent case with some mod residents), toasting a jägerbomb to your Drizly deliverer, or forging a new friendship with the person whose dog […]

Who Knows Publishing in 2017?

[Image from cover of novel by author Ben Bova, 1989 Tor Books] We’ve seen it coming since the eighties, but now that “cyberbooks” are upon us, not only in the form of ereaders but also online content through social media, what has changed for the publishing industry? For authors? Why are you lumping social media […]

Black Friday ?!

Ever since I was a little girl I remember hearing the hubbub surrounding Black Friday Shopping and all the discounts and sales that come with it.  My dad always had to work and my mom would have us sleep at my Grandma’s house so she could go out with my Aunt to try and get […]

Stalking or Finding?

I remember vividly how upset I was when my dog ran away when I was five.  Living in the Pine Barrens of New Jersey, we scouted the acres of wood for her tiny, white thirteen pound body.  Luckily, she was found, and the Veterinarian recommended we insert a GPS tracking device in her so that […]

Have you heard about Jopwell?

“Job Opportunities Done Well” = Jopwell Jopwell was started in 2014, as a way for black, Hispanic/latino, and Native American students and professionals to connect with companies. If you are unfamiliar with the company, this article is pretty helpful background information. Jopwell is similar to LinkedIn, but is intended for minorities to connect with employers […]