Manoush Zomorodi is the host and managing editor of Note to Self, “the tech show about being human,” from WNYC Studios.
Every week on her podcast, Manoush searches for answers to life’s digital quandaries, through experiments and conversations with listeners and experts. Topics include information overload, digital clutter, sexting “scandals," and the eavesdropping capabilities of our gadgets.
She has won numerous awards for her work including four from the New York Press Club. In 2014, the Alliance for Women in Media named her Outstanding Host.
Prior to New York Public Radio, Manoush reported and produced around the world for BBC News and Thomson Reuters. In 2012, she published Camera Ready, a guide to multimedia journalism.
Manoush grew up in Princeton, New Jersey and went to Georgetown University.
Manoush Zomorodi appears in the following:
Tuesday, January 26, 2016
Manoush Zomorodi, host of WNYC's "Note to Self," has a week-long challenge to help listeners fight information overload.
Thursday, November 12, 2015
As more teens sext, kids are being charged under felony child porn laws for sharing photos, something that's raising questions about sexuality, technology, bullying, parenting and more.
Wednesday, July 22, 2015
The resignation of Reddit's interim CEO, Ellen Pao, has made the company take a hard look at the bounds of acceptable speech on the site and what its obligations are to its users.
Thursday, April 16, 2015
Sure, IBM's artificially intelligent computer system, Watson, can win Jeopardy. But can he make dinner?
Monday, February 02, 2015
WNYC's New Tech City is challenging listeners to put away their phones in their new "Bored and Brilliant" project.
Monday, December 08, 2014
When it comes to conversations about race, justice and equality in America, the new town hall is online.
Thursday, October 16, 2014
Ten years ago, a private space aircraft left the Earth’s atmosphere and stirred up dreams of an age of commercial space travel. Yet a decade later, no paying passengers have flown.
Thursday, October 02, 2014
Scientists are making more intelligent war machines like drones that can land on their own. We may soon be making robot infantry that decide when or when not to kill—but should we?
Wednesday, September 17, 2014
Our brains process digital reading very differently. Manoush Zomorodi of WNYC's New Tech City explains how the shift from paper to digital has caused a gigantic change in how we read.
Thursday, May 29, 2014
New Tech City Host Manoush Zomorodi and Takeaway Host John Hockenberry compare notes on what they learned and accomplished—or failed to accomplish—while tracking and trying to improve...
Friday, May 09, 2014
Most consumers are familiar with the opportunities to review businesses, but New Tech City's Manoush Zomorodi was surprised to find herself on the other side of the equation when she ...
Thursday, April 24, 2014
Some companies are using video games as a way to evaluate potential employees. It allows them to monitor the "micro-behaviors" of candidates during game play.
Wednesday, April 09, 2014
Also on Today's Show The so-called Heartbleed bug was discovered last week by team of Finnish security experts...Two undefeated teams began the 2014 Women's NCAA final, but it couldn'...
Wednesday, March 26, 2014
Did you know the first computer programmer ever was a woman? Yet in recent decades, things have changed—today, men far outnumber women in computer science majors. Nowadays, only about...
Wednesday, March 12, 2014
Also on Today's Show: Each year, Americans generate more than 10 million tons of electronic waste and three quarters of these discarded gadgets go straight to the trash...Last week, e...
Wednesday, March 05, 2014
Also on Today's Show: On Tuesday, President Barack Obama submitted a $3.9 trillion budget that calls for spending cuts, more than $1 trillion in new taxes to slow borrowing over the n...
Thursday, February 13, 2014
From the unusual origins of Craigslist's "Missed Connections" to the science behind eHarmony, we take a look at the tech powering online dating sites.
Wednesday, January 08, 2014
The Bureau of Labor Statistics projects jobs in computer programming will grow by 12 percent from 2010 to 2020. Soon, we might all have to learn code—whether we want to or not. Manous...
Friday, December 20, 2013
There are dozens of high-tech toys to pick from—battery-operated puppies, motorized wagons and so much more. But how do you actually pick out toys that have real educational value? Ma...
Tuesday, December 03, 2013
It’s no secret that technology is changing the way we live, but what does that mean when it comes to our experience of the holiday season? Some may say that digital technology is taki...