Manoush

Manoush Zomorodi hosts the podcast Note to Self from WNYC Studios.

Note to Self by WNYC Studios

Is your phone watching you? Can wexting make you smarter? Are your kids real? These and other essential quandaries for anyone trying to preserve their humanity in the digital age. Join host Manoush Zomorodi for your weekly reminder to question everything. From WNYC Studios. Produced by WNYC Studios.

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Sample one of my favorite episodes: if you're not one of Text From Your Ex's 1.5 million followers already, here's what you need to know. You'll also get some pretty profound insight into relationships, technology, and privacy (or rather... the utter lack thereof).


i.      The Bookie, The Phone Booth, and The FBI
The story you’ve never heard behind why we have the Fourth Amendment and why our right to privacy matters more than ever in the digital age.


ii.      Your Quantified Body, Your Quantified Self
What happens when we count our every calorie and step? Some people lose some pounds…other people start showing some nutty compulsive behavior.


iii.      Sext Education: Teens, Photos, and the Law
We went to visit a North Carolina teen who faced five felony charges for sending (consensual) sexy texts to his girlfriend. Hear why the US needs to update is sex education curriculum.