How many times a day do you check your phone? In 2015, Manoush Zomorodi led tens of thousands of her WNYC podcast listeners through a life-changing experiment to help unplug them from their devices, encourage boredom and jump-start their creativity.
Zomorodi explores how to rethink our daily gadget use to live better and smarter in this new digital ecosystem. She shares practical steps to unplug and enhance our ability to dream, wonder, and gain clarity in work and life.
October 23, 2018
Cubberley Theatre (near Montrose & Middlefield) 4000 Middlefield Rd. Palo Alto, 94303 United States
Creator, WNYC’s “Note to Self” Podcast; Author, Bored and Brilliant: How Spacing Out Can Unlock Your Most Productive and Creative Self; Twitter @manoushz
In Conversation with Jenny Dearborn
Chief Learning Officer, SAP
6:30 p.m. check-in 7 p.m. program
8 p.m. book signing
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