How much does an author's point of view influence her stories? And do those stories in turn influence us? Professor Anthony Gierzynski argues that reading Harry Potter can make people more tolerant of diversity, and more resistant to unreasonable authority. Andrew Slack, creator of the Harry Potter Alliance, explains how JK Rowling inspired him to want to change the world. And the HPA's Jackson Bird explains how being a political activist changed him in ways he never expected.
This is part 6 in a 6-part series on magic and fantasy.
The new Phantom 4 drone from DJI boasts game-changing features that can sense and avoid obstacles, allowing even the worst of pilots to avoid crashing into things ...and people. The Wall Street Journal's personal tech columnist Geoffrey Fowler has the review.