Steve Lovelace

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Fast Times at Fan Expo Dallas

A couple of months ago I got an email from Betsy at The Dallas Socials, asking if I would be willing to cover Fan Expo Dallas 2015 at the Kay Bailey Hutchinson convention center...

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The Age of Bulletin Board Systems (BBSes)

The Internet has existed since 1969, but it was only in the mid-to-late-1990s that it became commonplace in the home. Before that, computer users communicated via more low-tech methods. Many people of the era...

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Experience vs Memory

I saw an interesting TED Talk about the psychology of experience vs memory. In the talk, psychologist Daniel Kahneman talks about two competing parts of our conscious mind: the experiencing self and the remembering...

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A Park Atop the Continental Bridge

Dallas likes to build parks in new and interesting places. A few years ago the city built the popular Klyde Warren Park over Woodall Rodgers Freeway. Then in 2014, the city built a park...

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There Are No Grown-Ups

I read an interesting article by Pamela Druckerman, in which she states, “There are no grown-ups. We suspect this when we are younger, but can confirm it only once we are the ones writing...

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Valet Parking on Lower Greenville

Looking for parking is always a stressful proposition, especially in Dallas. My adopted hometown is a car-centric city with scattered pockets of walkability. These little pockets are usually centered around bars and nightlife, with...

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What Does It Mean to Be a Texan?

I had a discussion (argument) with a good friend about what it means to be a Texan. I said that, after 7+ years of living in Dallas, I felt I could call myself a...