Note to Self

with Manoush Zomorodi

Your guide to an accelerating world.

  • Dear (Data) Diary

    Jun 25, 2018
    After exchanging hand-drawn postcards for a year, two data designers discover how compiling and parsing the little things in life can lead to unexpected self-reflection-- and friendship.
  • A Different Kind of Streaking

    Jun 20, 2018
    With former Google designer Tristan Harris, who explains how far Silicon Valley will go to capture and control your eyeballs. 
  • Your Metadata is Showing

    Jun 7, 2018
    Your selfies are sharing more than your smiling face. They’re full of data.
  • Whose Bot Army Is Following Manoush?

    May 16, 2018
    Generic usernames, no photos, no tweets. This week, we investigate the dozens of mysterious accounts following Manoush on Twitter. Plus, what makes a good bot – and a bad one.
  • The Fourth Amendment Needs Your Attention

    May 2, 2018
    This week, the Supreme Court cases that defined privacy for the digital age. Because the founding fathers didn’t write the Bill of Rights with the internet in mind.
  • Is the Opioid Epidemic a Tech Problem?

    Apr 18, 2018
    We visit the Dark Web, where you can get heroin, fentanyl and oxycontin shipped right to your door. This week, the link between online drug markets and America’s opioid crisis.
  • How To Have No Filter

    Apr 4, 2018
    Listener stories and tips: we wrap up our No Filter series of conversations about how women live online.
  • No Filter: Jasmyn Lawson

    Apr 3, 2018
    The woman behind some of your favorite gifs takes us to the future. See what being a woman on the web may look like.
  • No Filter: Barbara Kruger

    Mar 30, 2018
    The iconic artist on our curated selfies, owning a font, and why we all need likes. You know?