New Release: Fear Begets Murder

Remember how I mentioned I’d been ghostwriting a book a while ago? Well, the book has been published and is now available on Amazon. Fear Begets Murder: A Conspiracy Tale was written with my childhood friend, Sam, who had the original idea and steered the...

Snowed In

I apologize for disappearing this past week but I had a good reason: snow. Yes, this is Athens; not Canada (or Texas). Specifically, it’s our street! And this is our garden: Not only did it snow over a meter, it also resulted in power cuts that lasted well over...

Stay Safer while Gaming

Fans of fantasy and sci-fi consume these genres in several mediums, from books to movies and also video games. The latter, however, comes with higher stakes than the rest — hackers and cybercriminals have become increasingly inventive with ways to compromise your...

A Few Days Off

Apologies for the brief hiatus. My dad passed last week from a sudden heart attack. He was on his feet until the very last moment, and we’re grateful for that. Still, the shock was great. He left no will, so my mom and I now have to go through a small forest of...

Remembering 9/11

Every year, this is a post I wish I didn’t have to write. Will the pain ever fade? Remembering 9/11Powered By the Tweet This PluginTweet This...

Back from Lefkada

I apologize for disappearing on you this past week. We spent a week on the island of Lefkada, in the Ionian Sea. Since I now have over 2K emails to wade through, I hope you’ll forgive me if I’m uncharacteristically brief and just share a few photos of this...

Robocall Scams

I’ve been reading recently Grinders by C.S. Boyack (and making slow progress thanks to the wee one being always around – sorry, Craig!) Craig, who’s obviously a time traveler visiting from the future, has holographic walking ads following you...

How Robots will Change Construction

Back in January, I shared the history of Luddism and predicted that we’re bound to see similar social turmoil as robots displace workers and factory lines get increasingly automated. But the future is already here, it seems: BigRentz recently shared a...

Improving your Sleep Hygiene

Sleep seems to be a recurring theme in my blog, probably because the wee one doesn’t let me get enough myself. I have already written about How Better Sleep Can Boost Your Writing, shared an Infographic on Bizarre Sleeping Habits of Famous People, and offered...