Manoush Zomorodi appears in the following:
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 Note to Self for a project about putting down your phone, spacing out and getting 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.
Thursday, October 02, 2014
Scientists are making more intelligent war machines like drones that can land on their own. We may soon be making robot infantry that decide when or when not to kill—but should we?
Wednesday, October 01, 2014
We have the war machines, but the laws of modern warfare aren't written in computer code. How can robots programmed to fight also carry out war in a more humane way?
Wednesday, September 24, 2014
Is your favorite band really playing live when you go see them? Not so much. This isn't about Milli Vanilli. It's about something artists love called backing tracks.
Thursday, September 18, 2014
How screens are changing the way our brains process reading, and why we might need to train our brains to be 'bi-literate'.
Wednesday, September 17, 2014
Our brains process digital reading very differently. Manoush Zomorodi of WNYC's New Tech City explains how the shift from paper to digital has caused a gigantic change in how we read.
Wednesday, September 17, 2014
How should you read? Paper or screen? Your brain wants to choose one. Switching back and forth may not be effective. That is, unless you can develop your 'bi-literate' brain.