Manoush Zomorodi

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Manoush Zomorodi appears in the following:

Why You Should Care About LEGO and Creativity

Wednesday, December 23, 2015

Your kid's seven new LEGO kits matter for the future of creative thinking.

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More Than 50 Newsletters You'll Actually Be Glad to See in Your Inbox

Tuesday, December 22, 2015

We want you to make your inbox a happy place.
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5 Links We Would GChat You If We Were Friends

Wednesday, December 16, 2015

One of our favorite technology + culture critics picked five stories for your year-end listening (and relaxing into the idea that we don't REALLY have to care about EVERYTHING) pleasure.

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Marina Abramović’s Method Blew Our Minds

Wednesday, December 09, 2015

Here's why Marina Abramović, one of the world’s most famous performance artists, is making audiences sit in total silence for 30 minutes.

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On Wexting and Other Woes

Wednesday, December 02, 2015

Is the zombie apocalypse nigh? Slate's newest Dear Prudence – the one and only Mallory Ortberg – advises listeners on dealing with the most annoying technology users.

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The Ultimate Texting Challenge

Tuesday, December 01, 2015

WNYC's Manoush Zomorodi and Sean Rameswaram challenge each other in a texting battle to the death (just kidding on the death part).
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So Your Facebook Friend Said Something Racist. Again.

Wednesday, November 25, 2015

The time is ripe for our step-by-step guide on handling offensive posts on your social media feeds. This works for the Thanksgiving table, too.

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Going Deep on Digital Photo Clutter

Wednesday, November 18, 2015

Pull out your camera and look at the last picture you've taken. Why did you take it?

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Encryption Apps and the Paris Attacks

Tuesday, November 17, 2015

In this quick explainer, Manoush Zomorodi breaks down why technology that's easily found in our pockets and our living rooms is perceived by some as a national security threat. 

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ISIS Battle Renewed

Monday, November 16, 2015

Fred Kaplan, Slate's War Stories columnist discuss U.S. foreign policy and encryption in the wake of the Paris attacks.

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Schools, Cops Take Notice as Teen Sexting Becomes New Norm

Thursday, November 12, 2015

As more teens sext, kids are being charged under felony child porn laws for sharing photos, something that's raising questions about sexuality, technology, bullying, parenting and more.

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When a School Has a Sexting Scandal

Wednesday, November 11, 2015

A small Colorado town discovered that hundreds of students had been taking and sexting nude photographs "like baseball cards," shaking up the parents, police, schools, and football team.

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Is My Phone Eavesdropping On Me?

Wednesday, November 04, 2015

Some coincidences seem just a little bit too... coincidental. Author Walter Kirn is on this week to talk about his recent story "If You're Not Paranoid, You're Crazy."

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It's Time to Deal With Your Photo Clutter

Wednesday, October 28, 2015

A customized, step-by-step guide for dealing with your digital photo clutter. It'll be fun. Mostly. 

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How to Shake Up Your Echo Chamber

Wednesday, October 21, 2015

We click on things we agree with already. Here are some concrete steps to get out of our comfort zone and expose ourselves to different people, opinions, and voices online.

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Can You Have a Whole Relationship Through Texts?

Wednesday, October 14, 2015

If texting someone makes you feel connected, does it matter if there's a real person on the other end?

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Sherry Turkle: 'Even a Silent Phone Disconnects Us'

Tuesday, October 13, 2015

We spend a whole lot of time talking on our phones. But author, professor, and digital-era scholar Sherry Turkle questions whether they're real conversations.

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WiFi, Cancer, and Paranoia

Wednesday, October 07, 2015

Science says you really don't need to worry about carcinogens and WiFi. We sort through all of the research with Only Human's Mary Harris.

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Why Google 'Thought' This Black Woman Was a Gorilla

Wednesday, September 30, 2015

This is a story about an incident that happened to 22-year-old web developer Jacky Alciné, the racist slur that caught him off-guard, and the machines behind it.

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The Ad Blocker's Dilemma: Sell Your Soul or Destroy the Internet

Wednesday, September 23, 2015

With the latest iOS update, you can start using ad blockers on your phone. But should you?

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