Estherville Newshttp://www.esthervillenews.net/page/category.detail/nav/5001/Local Columnsen-usThu, 29 Sep 2016 21:04:57 EDTThu, 29 Sep 2016 21:04:57 EDThttp://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rssMy interview with Sirihttp://www.esthervillenews.net/page/content.detail/id/522888.htmlWhen I press that little button on my iPod too long, Apple's Siri can feel my angst and always asks if I need help. Siri is a talking personal assistant with artificial intelligence.Wed, 28 Sep 2016 00:00:00 EDT"You have to understand...http://www.esthervillenews.net/page/content.detail/id/522864.html"No one puts their children in a boat, unless the water is safer than the land.." This line from the poem "Home", by Somali-British poet Warsan Shire, brings home the stark reality of the horrifying decisions refugee parents must make.Wed, 21 Sep 2016 00:00:00 EDTJust like a tattoohttp://www.esthervillenews.net/page/content.detail/id/522846.htmlThis week, I have tried to manage my time so I can whip up some journalistic treats for you in the October issue of Our Hometown.Wed, 14 Sep 2016 00:00:00 EDTRemember where you were? http://www.esthervillenews.net/page/content.detail/id/522838.htmlCan you believe it has been 15 years since 9/11??I?can't. My life was completely different then.?I was a young idealist about to turn 30. Now I'm middle aged, far less cute, and it seems like every single thing has to be harder.Wed, 7 Sep 2016 00:00:00 EDTMothers and Sonshttp://www.esthervillenews.net/page/content.detail/id/522809.htmlYesterday, my baby started the eighth grade. He is as tall as I am.Thu, 1 Sep 2016 00:00:00 EDT