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Cal Newport is a computer science professor and a New York Times bestselling author who writes about the impact of technology on society, and the struggle to work and live deeply in a world increasingly mired in digital distractions. On this podcast, he answers questions from his readers and offers advice about cultivating focus, productivity, and meaning amidst the noise that pervades our lives.

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Cal Newport is a computer science professor and a New York Times bestselling author who writes about the impact of technology on society, and the struggle to work and live deeply in a world increasingly mired in digital distractions. On this podcast, he answers questions from his readers and offers advice about cultivating focus, productivity, and meaning amidst the noise that pervades our lives.

    Ep. 302: Re-Enchanting Work

    Ep. 302: Re-Enchanting Work

    We talk a lot on this show about how to organize and execute your work, but not enough about where to do it. In this episode, Cal explores the theory and practice of “adventure working,” in which you escape to novel and inspiring locations to tackle your most demanding and interesting cognitive efforts. He then answers reader questions about habits and rituals, before ending with a critical look at a famous football club’s distressing embrace of pseudo-productivity.Below are the questions cov...

    • 1 Std. 22 Min.
    Ep. 301: Reclaiming Time and Focus (w/ Jordan Harbinger)

    Ep. 301: Reclaiming Time and Focus (w/ Jordan Harbinger)

    In this episode, the proverbial tables are turned, with Cal being interviewed by Jordan Harbinger about time, focus, and the quest for a slower notion of productivity. (This interview originally aired as episode 975 Jordan's can’t-miss podcast, The Jordan Harbinger Show).Below are the questions covered in today's episode (with their timestamps). Get your questions answered by Cal! Here’s the link: bit.ly/3U3sTvoVideo from today’s episode: youtube.com/calnewportmedia- INTERVIEW: Cal bein...

    • 1 Std. 35 Min.
    Ep. 300: Hidden Technology Traps

    Ep. 300: Hidden Technology Traps

    There has been a lot of attention paid recently to the impact of technology like social media on the mental health of young people. But this is not the only technology trap lurking for this generation. In this episode, Cal talks about three subtle but significant ways in which our current technology culture is setting up young people for professional failure in the years ahead. He then provides some advice for resisting this fate. In addition to this discussion, he answers questions from the ...

    • 1 Std. 22 Min.
    Ep. 299: Our Love/Hate Relationship with Personal Productivity

    Ep. 299: Our Love/Hate Relationship with Personal Productivity

    Cal has been writing professionally about issues related to personal productivity for two decades. In today’s episode, he provides a short history of what he’s observed during this period about out constantly shifting relationship with this topic, from the quiet optimism of the 1990s, to the techno-mania of the early 2000s, to the whiplash shift from anti-distraction to anti-work sentiments in the 2010s. He ends with a summary of where we are today and what he currently thinks matters in thin...

    • 2 Std 18 Min.
    Ep. 298: Rethinking Attention

    Ep. 298: Rethinking Attention

    We think of information as something neutral; a spotlight that helps illuminate the reality of the outside world. Accordingly, more information is better than less. In this episode, Cal pushes back on this model, arguing that the form in which information arrives can strongly impact the understanding we extract. We must therefore be more intentional about what and how we pay attention. He then answers reader questions and surveys some unusual but entertaining stories about slowness.Below are ...

    • 1 Std. 19 Min.
    Ep. 297: The Deep Life Hardware

    Ep. 297: The Deep Life Hardware

    Why do you struggle with your grand attempts to escape distraction and aimlessness to make your life deeper? In this episode, Cal draws on an unexpected metaphor – Charles Babbage, Ada Lovelace, and the Analytical Engine – to help identify the subtle obstacle on your path to increase depth. With this new understanding in hand, he then details a specific gameplan to get around it. Later, he takes questions from the audience and reacts to the new AI Pin, a tool intended to render smartphones ob...

    • 1 Std. 26 Min.

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alex99ell ,

Love this show!

Cal is a truly original thinker and a real role model for cultivating a life well lived. I love his sane and nuanced approach to life in a world where many tend to drift towards the edges of the spectrum of opinions.

kritbjkbvzhiugf ,

🫶

For knowledge workers this is the best and most useful content there is and there has ever been on the planet, and arguably in the universe.

ObsidianTain ,

Great Show

Superb, always on point. Cal does a lot of wonderful work.

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