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In this age of information, Zomorodi’s book seems revolutionary, almost subversive. Sprinkled liberally with research and insights from some of the leading minds in technology and futurism, Bored and Brilliant is an important reminder that we are not beholden to our devices.
— BookPage

Manoush and her podcast have been covered by The EconomistAdWeekThe AtlanticNewsweekWell+GoodPoynter, and Fast Company, among others.  She was featured on CNN Money and listed in Vice's "A-Z of Women Pushing Boundaries in Science and Tech."

Manoush's newest book, Bored and Brilliant: How Spacing Out Can Unlock Your Most Productive and Creative Self (Sept 2017; St. Martin's Press), has been praised in The New York Times, WIRED, BookPage, Booklist, and Elle.  

If you’ve ever felt overwhelmed by the technology in your life, Manoush Zomorodi totally gets you.
— Tech Times
I encourage you to hail her as a change agent.
— The New York Times


Learn more about Manoush's project, from podcast to book, in Forbes, Popular Science, Lifehacker, and Current.   

It all adds up to a breezy and engaging book that is a little philosophy and a lot of self-help. This could do for unplugging what Marie Kondo’s The Life Changing Magic of Tidying Up (2014) did for decluttering.
— Booklist
The feedback loop — from newsletter to podcast and then back again to the newsletter — makes the audience a key part of the campaign...this ends up making them feel more invested in the success of both the project and the show. It’s pretty brilliant.
— Poynter
By the time the episode was over, my brain was fully on and feeling inspired.
— Business Week


A funny, engaging, highly relatable show about technology and our personal lives.
— Xconomy, Best Podcasts of 2015
The show is geek meets everyday life, making it accessible to techies and noobs alike.
— Make Use Of
If you’ve been struggling to make sense of the stories about super-secretive cellular surveillance tech used by cops and governments... Note to Self podcast does the best job I’ve yet seen (heard) of explaining them.
— Boing Boing
The show is full of useful tips for managing your interactions with technology so that you don’t feel like you’re too wrapped up in it to experience the real world.
— Tech Times