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    • Bored and Brilliant

    • How Spacing Out Can Unlock Your Most Productive and Creative Self
    • By: Manoush Zomorodi
    • Narrated by: Manoush Zomorodi
    • Length: 6 hrs and 58 mins
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    In 2015 Manoush Zomorodi, host of WNYC's popular podcast and radio show Note to Self, led tens of thousands of listeners through an experiment to help them unplug from their devices, get bored, jump-start their creativity, and change their lives. Bored and Brilliant builds on that experiment to show us how to rethink our gadget use to live better and smarter in this new digital ecosystem. In this fascinating new audiobook, Manoush explains the connection between boredom and original thinking.

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    • Live harmoniously with your technology!

    • By Leia Mitchell on 01-08-18

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    • Drop Your Phone, Make Your Bed, Says Gretchen Rubin

    • By: Manoush Zomorodi, Gretchen Rubin
    • Length: 21 mins
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    It’s time to figure out how to be online in this post-election world. Note to self: listeners are wondering how we can stay well-informed without simultaneously bathing in a toxic stew. What do you do when going online makes you unhappy?

    Here to help is Gretchen Rubin, author of mega-selling books that include The Happiness Project and Better Than Before. She's a researcher, a journalist, and host of the podcast Happier with Gretchen Rubin.

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    • 6 Algorithms That Can Improve Your Life

    • By: Manoush Zomorodi
    • Length: 20 mins
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    There's been a lot of negative press lately about algorithms (Facebook, Snapchat, the prison system). But this week we're exploring ways that mathematical and scientific algorithms can actually help improve how we live.

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    • The Four Tendencies: How to Feed Good Habits

    • By: Manoush Zomorodi, Gretchen Rubin
    • Length: 17 mins
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    See more friends. Take more walks. Read more books. Get more sleep. Why don’t those intentions stick? You want to change. But it doesn’t seem to take

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    • Bored and Brilliant: BOOT CAMP 2016

    • By: Manoush Zomorodi
    • Length: 16 mins
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    This time, with a special announcement: The Bored and Brilliant book is coming in 2017!!! Manoush is spending a ton of time sorting through your feedback, listening to your experiences and getting super bored in order to make this book exceptionally useful.

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    • Mindfulness on Demand

    • By: Manoush Zomorodi, Chade-Meng Tan
    • Length: 24 mins
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    Mindfulness is quite the buzzword these days. Especially within Silicon Valley, where many tech workers have been known to seek out guidance...

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    • Day 1: What Your Phone Knows

    • By: Manoush Zomorodi, Bruce Schneier
    • Length: 11 mins
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    What does your phone know about you? And what can you do about it?

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    • Can Your Phone Make You Better in Bed?

    • By: Manoush Zomorodi, Kaitlin Prest, Mitra Kaboli
    • Length: 23 mins
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    When Graceann Bennett got married, she and her husband were terrible at communicating about sex. They were both virgins...

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    • The One Thing You Can Actually Do to Fight Surveillance

    • By: Manoush Zomorodi
    • Length: 19 mins
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    Reading this right now? Congratulations. You're winning.

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    • When Silicon Valley Takes on Elementary School

    • By: Manoush Zomorodi, Anya Kamanetz
    • Length: 27 mins
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    "We have an opportunity to do what we want - choose our path instead of the teachers making a choice for us."

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    • The Realities of Virtual Reality

    • By: Manoush Zomorodi
    • Length: 19 mins
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    Virtual Reality? Oculus Rift? HTC Vive? Haven’t really given any of them much thought. We’re fascinated enough by, you know, actual reality.

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    • Update: Eye In the Sky

    • By: Jad Abumrad, Robert Krulwich, Ross McNutt, and others
    • Length: 36 mins
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    An update on Ross McNutt and his superpower — he can zoom in on everyday life, then rewind and fast-forward to solve crimes in a shutter-flash....

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    • When To Stop Looking for a Better Date or Restaurant

    • By: Manoush Zomorodi
    • Length: 21 mins
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    Last week Brian Christian, co-author of the book "Algorithms to Live By," taught us how algorithms can optimize how we live. They can help explain that messy pile of papers on your desk, or why you sometimes have a brain fart.

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    • Day 4: Fifteen Minutes of Anonymity

    • By: Manoush Zomorodi, Elan Gale, Elias Aboujaoude
    • Length: 11 mins
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    In this episode, we hear from Elan Gale, executive producer of the Bachelor. Yes, that Bachelor, THE reality show, with a single guy, in a mansion, surrounded by a bevy of young women trying to get him to pick her as “the one.” It sounds so weird when you spell out the premise like that. He has a few things to say about our performance culture and what it means for our privacy.

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    • Day 5: Your Personal Terms of Service

    • By: Manoush Zomorodi, Sir Tim Berners-Lee
    • Length: 12 mins
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    You've made it. It's final chapter of the 5-day Privacy Paradox challenges. We hear from the one and only Sir Tim Berners-Lee...

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    • The Secret to Making Video Games Good for You

    • By: Manoush Zomorodi, Jane McGonigal
    • Length: 24 mins
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    Video games are the new self-help, and Jane McGonigal is here to tell us why.

    She's an all around gaming boss....

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    • What Happens to the Videos No One Watches

    • By: Manoush Zomorodi
    • Length: 22 mins
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    Here's the thing about social media; it's supposed to be social. Right there in the name. And yet, across the Internet there are millions of public videos, photos and posts that almost no one has watched, clicked or shared. Which begs the question: If a person puts a video on YouTube, and no one watches, did it even happen?

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    • Privacy Paradox: Results Show

    • By: Manoush Zomorodi, Michal Kosinski, Solon Barocas
    • Length: 32 mins
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    This week, the results are in. Tens of thousands of people joined the Privacy Paradox challenge. And it changed you.

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    • Spring Cleaning for the Mind

    • By: Manoush Zomorodi, Daniel Levitin, Gloria Mark
    • Length: 17 mins
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    There is a lot to take in in our world right now. And there are a lot of ways to do it. You can read articles posted by your Facebook friends, or by the journalists you follow on Twitter.

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    • Tech Under Trump

    • By: Manoush Zomorodi, Marc Rotenberg, Farhad Manjoo
    • Length: 32 mins
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    For Hillary Clinton, that private email server was an Achilles heel. For Donald Trump, late night tweet-storms and the echo chamber of the so-called...

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