Jen Poyant appears in the following:
Wednesday, November 30, 2016
What data do the feds have on us? Should we encrypt everything? How do we make a tinfoil hat again? This week, privacy and social media in the Trump era.
Tuesday, November 29, 2016
We click on things we agree with already. Here are concrete steps to get out of our comfort zone and find new people, opinions, and voices online. With minimal ick factor.
Wednesday, November 23, 2016
Don't throw a turkey leg. Don't go ALL CAPS rage over racism on Twitter. This Thanksgiving, when the conversation makes your blood boil, take some deep breaths and just LARA.
Wednesday, November 16, 2016
Note to Self listeners are struggling to find joy on the internet after this election. 'Happier' host Gretchen Rubin has advice.
Wednesday, November 09, 2016
The nation is divided, and we're all processing. So, we curated a list of 7 episodes from the archive for your post-election reality.
Tuesday, November 08, 2016
Americans voted. Now we can think way, way beyond 2016. The failed 2016 presidential candidate Zoltan Istvan (convincingly) explains why you might live forever and vote for him in 2040.
Wednesday, November 02, 2016
Can't afford a personal guru? No worries. Chade-Meng Tan, Silicon Valley's mindfulness coach, is making meditation accessible and he's got tips to incorporate it into our everyday lives.
Wednesday, October 26, 2016
Sure, legendary performance artist, Marina Abramović, got 750,000 people to wait in line at MoMA just to sit across a table from her. But can she get us ALL to count lentils?
Tuesday, October 25, 2016
How Marina Abramović, the world’s most famous performance artist, got Manoush and producer Jen Poyant to sit in silence for 30 minutes before a performance of Bach's Goldberg Variations.
Wednesday, October 19, 2016
In a time of racial tension, how do you manage information overload—the storm of news online—when paying attention is painful? This week, two friends find their answer.
Wednesday, October 12, 2016
Visit a school in Brooklyn where the cushions are cozy and every child is optimized. Think Montessori 2.0... and the future of education if one former Google executive gets it right.
Wednesday, October 05, 2016
After exchanging hand-drawn postcards for a year, two data designers discover how compiling and parsing the little things in life can lead to unexpected self-reflection-- and friendship.
Wednesday, September 28, 2016
What are Facebook's algorithms saying about you? In a special collaboration, ProPublica invites listeners to take a closer look at the data Facebook has collected on them.
Monday, September 26, 2016
In this bonus mini-episode, Chelsea Clinton tells Manoush why she's frustrated by the gender gap in tech. Plus, the art of juggling a new baby and a hectic campaign schedule.
Wednesday, September 21, 2016
This week, how video games can help you become smarter, happier, and more creative-- if you use them right.
Wednesday, September 14, 2016
Imagine a future where every word you utter is recorded and saved. It's not that far off. We tested out the transcribed life to see what happens.
Wednesday, September 07, 2016
What's the worst that can happen to teenagers in love who send each other racy pictures? Felonies. Grownups just don't know how to deal with digital courtship. Here's one couple's story.
Wednesday, August 31, 2016
Touchscreen phones work so well for blind people that Braille may become obsolete. But advocates worry this could render the next generation "functionally illiterate."
Wednesday, August 24, 2016
It turns out, reading through hundreds of thousands of other people's emotionally loaded conversations gives you some pretty profound insight into relationships, technology, and privacy.
Wednesday, August 17, 2016
Nearly 92 percent of kids in the U.S. have some digital presence by the age of two. But there are risks to having your child's face all over the internet. Where should we draw the line?