Cal Newport: Using Technology with Intention

Cal Newport: Using Technology with Intention

Is it possible to align your use technology with your most deeply held values? This is the question that Cal Newport seeks to answer in his latest book, Digital Minimalism. For those of you who don’t already know Cal, he’s the author of the runaway hit Deep Work and...
029: Adam Greenfield – Phoning It In

029: Adam Greenfield – Phoning It In

Our smartphones have given us so much. The weather, news, calendars, email, photos and more — all in one place. But what are we sacrificing for this convenience? In this episode, Adam Greenfield, author of the fascinating book Radical Technologies, discusses the...
024: David Sax – Revenge of the Analog

024: David Sax – Revenge of the Analog

There are benefits to doing things the slow, hard, difficult way. To having constraints built right into your creative process. To experiencing the world in 360-degree, 3-D reality. In this episode, I chat with journalist David Sax, whose recent book Revenge of the...
005: Austin Kleon – Pencil vs Computer

005: Austin Kleon – Pencil vs Computer

I speak with artist and writer Austin Kleon — best known for his book Steal Like an Artist — about the benefits of using analog tools in a digital world. We talk about Austin’s own unique office setup, which features an analog desk and a digital desk, and the...