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, 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
We’ve banished boredom with our phones. Recent research suggests that we might be banishing our creativity along with it.
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.
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.