Note to Self

Is your phone watching you? Can texting make you smarter? Are your kids real? Note to Self explores these and other essential quandaries facing anyone trying to preserve their humanity in the digital age. WNYC Studios is a listener-supported producer of other leading podcasts, including Radiolab, Death, Sex & Money, Snap Judgment, Here’s the Thing with Alec Baldwin, Nancy and many others. © WNYC Studios

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Forget Edibles: Getting High on Wearables

There are a lot of tools out there that claim to train—even change—your brain. So do they work? We put them to the test and things get... interesting.


 2016-03-30  20m

Apple's Security Debate is Everyone's Problem (Including Yours)

If your phone was stolen, you'd most likely be concerned that the thief would now have access to your bank account...and your vacation photos. But what if the thief was the government?


 2016-03-23  13m

Your Quantified Body, Your Quantified Self

What happens when we start thinking of ourselves as walking, breathing, calorie-consuming piles of data? We asked hundreds of people to weigh in (figuratively speaking).


 2016-03-16  27m

Why You Feel More Productive But the Economy Isn’t

Douglas Rushkoff, author of "Throwing Rocks at the Google Bus," argues that our fixation on "growth" has made us less financially secure, with big consequences for our communities.


 2016-03-09  17m

Wait, You're Into [Insert Kink] Too?!

As promised! The time has come to talk about sex. Or, rather, to swipe about sex. 


 2016-03-02  22m

Why You Should Put a Post-It Over Your Laptop Camera

How much would it take for someone to hack YOUR life? And really, how worried do you actually need to be? This is what happened when Fusion's Kevin Roose asked some of the best hackers in the world to have at him. 


 2016-02-24  16m

We Tried to 'Hack' Our Diets. We Totally Failed.

We tried using apps to stop sugar cravings. It... didn't work. Now, we want to hear your stories.


 2016-02-17  10m

What We Learned When 25,000 People Tried to Fight Information Overload

What we learned through a week of experimenting with information overload interventions.


 2016-02-10  28m

 2016-02-05  14m

Infomagical Challenge 4: Magical Connection

Discuss something you’ve heard, read, or watched with someone for at least seven minutes, by phone or in person. Social psychologist Sherry Turkle explains why and how. More details here:


 2016-02-04  7m