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.
Manoush Zomorodi appears in the following:
Wednesday, August 13, 2014
As one couple found out, visual texting is surprisingly good for emotional expression.
Wednesday, July 23, 2014
There's a subtle difference between feeling 'exasperated and furious' and 'exasperated but ready to listen.' Hear how new technology aims to decode true meaning from the messy signal of the human voice.
Wednesday, July 16, 2014
Amber Smith is bipolar. Her mood swings are dangerous. But she's testing new technology that could spot trouble early by detecting patterns in the sound of her voice.
Wednesday, July 09, 2014
They had a plan for the future of paper mail. It was visionary. It was also naive.
Wednesday, July 02, 2014
Sure we want more girls to try computer coding. But is the way to do it by using code to make bracelets and "selfie accessories"? This trailblazing girly girl says, 'hell yes!'
Wednesday, June 25, 2014
Our brains are wired to forget. The internet, not so much. That mismatch is a risk to our humanity.
Wednesday, June 18, 2014
Matt George runs a new bus company that doesn't own buses. And he's making some big promises. He says his technology will be the first fundamental evolution in mass transit since subway tracks were laid.
Thursday, May 29, 2014
New Tech City Host Manoush Zomorodi and Takeaway Host John Hockenberry compare notes on what they learned and accomplished—or failed to accomplish—while tracking and trying to improve their sleep patterns for WNYC’s Clock Your Sleep Project.
Tuesday, May 27, 2014
The results of the two-week sleep team challenge are in, and a winner will be crowned. Tune in to hear which team won - was it team Digital Detox, led by New Tech City's Manoush Zomorodi? The Vice Squad, captained by On the Media's PJ Vogt and Brooke Gladstone? Or was it Rock Your Routine, led by The Takeaway host John Hockenberry?
Thursday, May 22, 2014
As part of WNYC's Clock Your Sleep project, WNYC hosts have been leading teams competing to get more sleep by trying different strategies. Hear how it's going and who's winning in the last days of the competition.
Wednesday, May 21, 2014
There's a neighborhood where the refrigerators tell stories. The roofs are paved in solar panels. The streets hum with electric cars. It's a kind of eco-paradise — and it could drive you nuts.
Wednesday, May 14, 2014
The two-week sleep team challenge has begun. Follow along and Clock Your Sleep. The WNYC hosts leading the sleep teams are: Manoush Zomorodi, host of New Tech City and captain of sleep team Digital Detox, Brooke Gladstone, host of On the Media, PJ Vogt, associate producer of On the Media, co-creator of TLDR, and co-captain of Vice Squad and John Hockenberry, host of The Takeaway and captain of team Rock Your Routine. They report on their team's progress.
Tuesday, May 13, 2014
How far have we come in developing artificial intelligence? Join New Tech City's Manoush Zomorodi for a conversation with the scientists developing technologies that will shape our future - part of our WNYC Science Fair series. Watch a live video webcast at 7pm.
Friday, May 09, 2014
Most consumers are familiar with the opportunities to review businesses, but New Tech City's Manoush Zomorodi was surprised to find herself on the other side of the equation when she was reviewed as a customer.
Wednesday, May 07, 2014
As a group, the over 4,600 Clock Your Sleep participants got more sleep in the fourth week than in the first week fo the project. WNYC's data news team senior editor John Keefe discusses the findings from the first month of the project. Plus, sleep team captains leading a two-week challenge to get an extra hour of sleep join the conversation to pitch why you should join their sleep team.
Friday, April 25, 2014
Users of the app-based car service Uber probably already know that passengers get to rate their drivers after a trip. But they might be surprised to discover that the drivers are rating passengers too. Manoush speaks with Uber driver Ganu Salami about the passenger rating system, and with University of Denver law professor Nancy Leong about its potential to be discriminatory.
Friday, April 25, 2014
This week the FCC announced that it would consider a new draft of the Open Internet rules which, if passed, would all but kill net neutrality, the principle that all content should be treated equally. Manoush talks with Siva Vaidhyanathan about how this development might radically affect online innovation as we've known it.
Friday, April 25, 2014
It used to be that politicians' lives were recounted after their careers, by professional biographers. Today, writing a memoir has become de rigueur for political aspirants looking to garner votes. Manoush speaks with Politico's Casey Cep, who says these books amount to little more than press releases that consistently fall flat.
Thursday, April 24, 2014
Some companies are using video games as a way to evaluate potential employees. It allows them to monitor the "micro-behaviors" of candidates during game play.
Wednesday, April 09, 2014
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