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Jen Poyant

Executive Producer, Note to Self

Jen Poyant appears in the following:

Who Dis?

Monday, March 28, 2016

It's Phoebe Robinson! And Jessica Williams! Here to give you a sneak peek of our brand new podcast, 2 Dope Queens. 

Apple's Security Debate is Everyone's Problem (Including Yours)

Wednesday, March 23, 2016

If your phone was stolen, you'd most likely be concerned that the thief would now have access to your bank account... and your vacation photos. But what if the thief was the government?

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Your Quantified Body, Your Quantified Self

Wednesday, March 16, 2016

What happens when we start thinking of ourselves as walking, breathing, calorie-consuming piles of data? We asked hundreds of people to weigh in (figuratively speaking).

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Why You Feel More Productive But the Economy Isn’t

Wednesday, March 09, 2016

Douglas Rushkoff, author of "Throwing Rocks at the Google Bus," argues that our fixation on "growth" has made us less financially secure, with big consequences for our communities.

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Wait, You're Into [Insert Kink] Too?!

Wednesday, March 02, 2016

As promised! The time has come to talk about sex. Or, rather, to swipe about sex. 

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Why You Should Put a Post-It Over Your Laptop Camera

Wednesday, February 24, 2016

How much would it take for someone to hack YOUR life? And really, how worried do you actually need to be?  

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Have You Tried to Hack Your Health? Tell Us What Happened.

Wednesday, February 17, 2016

We tried using apps to stop sugar cravings. It didn't work. Now, we want to hear your stories.

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What We Learned When 25,000 People Tried to Fight Information Overload

Wednesday, February 10, 2016

What we learned through a week of experimenting with information overload interventions.

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Infomagical Challenge 5: Magical Life

Friday, February 05, 2016

Write a sentence articulating your personal rule/algorithm/filter parameters/mantra to live by. Consider it your 'Note to Self'.

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Infomagical Challenge 4: Magical Connection

Thursday, February 04, 2016

Discuss something you’ve heard, read, or watched with someone for at least seven minutes by phone or in person. Social psychologist Sherry Turkle explains why and how.

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Infomagical Challenge 3: Magical Brain

Wednesday, February 03, 2016

Avoid a trending topic, or “must read” today. Consume only what's valuable to you. Issued by Cates Holderness, who launched The Dress meme, and Ann Blair, information overload historian.

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Infomagical Challenge 2: Magical Phone

Tuesday, February 02, 2016

Tidy up your apps and transform your phone into a portal of wisdom. Brought to you by "The Life Changing Magic of Tidying Up" author Marie Kondo herself.

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Infomagical Challenge 1: Magical Day

Monday, February 01, 2016

No multi-tasking today. Work on one thing at a time, and give each task your full focus.

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Get A Grip On Your Information Overload With 'Infomagical'

Monday, January 25, 2016

Ever feel like you can't handle all the information pouring toward you from all the screens? But you keep reading and watching anyway? This five-day experiment from WNYC may just be for you.

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The Case for Infomagical

Monday, January 25, 2016

All of the information you need about information overload.

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When FOMO Meets JOMO

Wednesday, January 20, 2016

Caterina Fake (the person who popularized the term "FOMO") talks with Anil Dash (the person who coined the term "JOMO"). Turns out, they're good friends.

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A Neuroscientist’s Guide to Getting Organized (Plus: Survey!)

Wednesday, January 06, 2016

If you had to guess, how many facts have you taken in today? Dr. Daniel Levitin says it's probably way too many to process.

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Listen to Your Voicemail

Wednesday, December 30, 2015

Love it or hate it, there's at least one important thing only voicemail can do.

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Why You Should Care About LEGO and Creativity

Wednesday, December 23, 2015

Your kid's seven new LEGO kits matter for the future of creative thinking.

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More Than 50 Newsletters You'll Actually Be Glad to See in Your Inbox

Tuesday, December 22, 2015

We want you to make your inbox a happy place.
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