Manoush is the host and managing editor of WNYC’s New Tech City. From 1995-2006 Manoush reported and produced for BBC News, with postings in Washington, Berlin, Brussels, and New York. As a freelance reporter and anchor, she covered business and technology for Reuters Television in New York from 2006-2010.
She is the author of the multimedia ebook CAMERA READY: How to Present Your Best Self and Ideas On-Air or Online and blogs at manoushz.com. Follow her @manoushz.
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Wednesday, January 28, 2015
Every time we pick up our smartphone to distract us when we are bored, we may be robbing ourselves of the opportunity to brainstorm, plan, or think creatively.
Tuesday, January 27, 2015
The WNYC podcast New Tech City is taking on a big new project to get people to rethink their relationship with technology. They call it Bored and Brilliant.
Thursday, January 22, 2015
Boredom in the age of technology is unheard of. There's always a screen somewhere to distract us. But staying so occupied might be preventing us from realizing what matters most.
Thursday, January 22, 2015
We’ve banished boredom with our phones. Recent research suggests that we might be banishing our creativity along with it.
Wednesday, January 21, 2015
Hint: High school is pretty much how you remember it, but the mean girls don't have to look you in the eyes anymore.
Thursday, January 15, 2015
Meet Our Guest Hosts! As Leonard is away for two weeks in January, we have an amazing roster of guest hosts filling his seat. Find our more about them here.
Wednesday, January 14, 2015
Wed, Jan. 14 | SOLD OUT. Join New Tech City for a digital detox that will help you reclaim the time you spend on your phone and use it to rediscover the creative benefits of boredom.
Monday, January 12, 2015
Join New Tech City to help you put down your phone, embrace spacing out and get inspired. Here's how to start.
Monday, December 08, 2014
When it comes to conversations about race, justice and equality in America, the new town hall is online.
Wednesday, November 26, 2014
Your friends won't know she's a robot, but you will save tons of time. The question is: when to fess up that "she" is not real.
Wednesday, November 19, 2014
Meet the first ever team of 'e-athletes' playing video games on a college scholarship.
Wednesday, November 12, 2014
Less blood and guts, more heart and soul. The first generation of video gamers are facing middle age with no plans to put down the controller. So the games are growing up too.
Wednesday, November 05, 2014
A new cadre of emergency volunteers is leaping into action to assist in disaster relief, often without ever leaving their living rooms, or even their bathrobes.
Friday, October 31, 2014
Ed Snowden was not the only leaker to have defied the government’s secrecy programs. Ladar Levison and William Binney each paid the price for a moral stand against the U.S. government.
Wednesday, October 29, 2014
Ladar Levison and William Binney each paid the price for a moral stand against the U.S. government. And your digital privacy is slightly better for it.
Wednesday, October 22, 2014
Governments need to be able to predict how outbreaks spread and grow. But that's not so easy. Here's how one bizarre and totally accidental video game incident made the modeling smarter.
Thursday, October 16, 2014
Ten years ago, a private space aircraft left the Earth’s atmosphere and stirred up dreams of an age of commercial space travel. Yet a decade later, no paying passengers have flown.
Wednesday, October 15, 2014
Lina Borozdina took out a second mortgage. Anousheh Ansari forewent motherhood. All either of them wanted was to see earth from above, and the way they tell it, it's worth the sacrifice.
Sunday, October 12, 2014
Harvested properly, social media status updates are a narrative gold mine for writers. Here are the clever tricks Nick Bilton used when writing the book about Twitter.
Wednesday, October 08, 2014
Parenting in world of screens means tough choices with no right answers. So we asked techies -- the people who design our apps and devices -- what rules they set for their own kids.