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:
Thursday, April 16, 2015
Sure, IBM's artificially intelligent computer system, Watson, can win Jeopardy. But can he make dinner?
Monday, April 13, 2015
The host of Bizarre Foods says, “We have such a narrow definition of what’s edible.” So IBM wants its Watson technology to discover new flavors and foods. But how will the future taste?
Wednesday, April 08, 2015
We spent weeks talking with teachers, parents, kids and education technology experts all over the country. Here's what we've learned about learning today.
Wednesday, April 01, 2015
What data security and privacy obligations do techies have to today's kids? Legally speaking, for the most part, it's what they set for themselves.
Wednesday, March 25, 2015
Touchscreen phones work so well for blind people that Braille may become obsolete. But advocates worry this could render the next generation "functionally illiterate."
Wednesday, March 18, 2015
We take a look at exactly what tech is in the classroom. Which leads to a bigger question: Why is this tech in the classroom?
Wednesday, March 11, 2015
Things you learn when you talk to 12-year-olds: Kids are mortified when you post their baby pictures for #TBT. Adults use their index fingers, kids use their thumbs. We've got a survey.
Wednesday, March 04, 2015
Security technologist Bruce Schneier, author of “Data and Goliath,” says you should stop feeling guilty about skimming the Terms of Service. Get mad instead.
Wednesday, February 25, 2015
The creators of the web video "High Maintenance" tell us how they choose what to stream online. Plus: how they feel about paywalls, sharing Netflix passwords, and what they smoke on set.
Wednesday, February 18, 2015
In case you missed it, fuzzy pups of all sorts came to to Pier 92 during the Westminster dog show festivities, and we sent 7-year-old reporter Kai Robin to investigate.
Friday, February 13, 2015
Just some of the compelling reads about boredom (and beyond) you've been sending our way.
Monday, February 02, 2015
WNYC's New Tech City is challenging listeners to put away their phones in their new "Bored and Brilliant" project.
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.