Jen Poyant appears in the following:
Wednesday, March 30, 2016
There are a lot of tools out there that claim to train—even change—your brain. So do they work? We put them to the test and things get... interesting.
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.
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?
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).
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.
Wednesday, March 02, 2016
As promised! The time has come to talk about sex. Or, rather, to swipe about sex.
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?
Wednesday, February 17, 2016
We tried using apps to stop sugar cravings. It didn't work. Now, we want to hear your stories.
Wednesday, February 10, 2016
What we learned through a week of experimenting with information overload interventions.
Friday, February 05, 2016
Write a sentence articulating your personal rule/algorithm/filter parameters/mantra to live by. Consider it your 'Note to Self'.
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.
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.
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.
Monday, February 01, 2016
No multi-tasking today. Work on one thing at a time, and give each task your full focus.
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.
Monday, January 25, 2016
All of the information you need about information overload.
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.
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.
Wednesday, December 30, 2015
Love it or hate it, there's at least one important thing only voicemail can do.
Wednesday, December 23, 2015
Your kid's seven new LEGO kits matter for the future of creative thinking.