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The Look Up! Podcast with Marc Weinstein explores the human relationship to technology and the impact this has on our society at large. Through interviews with individuals on the front lines of the battle for our attention, Marc dives into important topics like social media addiction, behavioral design, tech giant abuse of power, depression, entrepreneurship worship, and the dissolution of trust. For press/media inquiries, general feedback, and/or guest recommendations for Marc, please email marc@thelookuppodcast.com. I appreciate your support!

The Look Up! Podcast with Marc Weinstein explores the human relationship to technology and the impact this has on our society at large. Through interviews with individuals on the front lines of the battle for our attention, Marc dives into important topics like social media addiction, behavioral design, tech giant abuse of power, depression, entrepreneurship worship, and the dissolution of trust. For press/media inquiries, general feedback, and/or guest recommendations for Marc, please email marc@thelookuppodcast.com. I appreciate your support!
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The Look Up! Podcast with Marc Weinstein explores the human relationship to technology and the impact this has on our society at large. Through interviews with individuals on the front lines of the battle for our attention, Marc dives into important topics like social media addiction, behavioral design, tech giant abuse of power, depression, entrepreneurship worship, and the dissolution of trust. For press/media inquiries, general feedback, and/or guest recommendations for Marc, please email marc@thelookuppodcast.com. I appreciate your support!

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English


Episodes

Why We're Hooked

5/1/2019
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Adam Alter is an Associate Professor of Marketing at New York University’s Stern School of Business, with an affiliated appointment in the New York University Psychology Department. Adam is the New York Times bestselling author of two books: Irresistible (March, 2017), which considers why so many people today are addicted to so many behaviors, from incessant smart phone and internet use to video game playing and online shopping, and Drunk Tank Pink (2013), which investigates how hidden...

Duration:01:17:53

Starting a Movement

5/1/2019
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Tommy Sobel is a good friend and the founder of a company called Brick. To me, Brick is more than just a company, instead it is a phone free movement. Brick encourages users to build a healthier relationship with their technology, starting with at least 1 hour per day in “Brick Mode” (without your phone). Taking it one step further, Brick asks users to go out into the real world and do something engaging with people you love. I’ve been to many Brick events and it’s incredible how quickly a...

Duration:00:57:11

Destroying Taboos

5/1/2019
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Miki Agrawal is a force of nature. She’s started not one, but three successful companies including two that created an entirely new category: Thinx and Tushy. Miki’s companies start with one theme - what are we afraid to talk about that hasn’t been innovated? These taboos have become Miki’s opportunities. She talks about this in her new book (her second) DisruptHER. Miki and I discuss sharing authentically, taboos, and her definition of integrity. I throw my notes out the window as we...

Duration:00:30:46

The Battle For Our Attention

5/1/2019
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My first guest, Andrew Murray Dunn, is a warrior fighting for us in the ongoing battle for our attention. In this first episode, we turn to the unhealthy relationship many of us have with social media. Social media addiction is one of the most important issues of our time, because many of us suffer from it, it has many second and third order consequences (ie: depression, political , and it highlights the importance of our relationship to technology. Andrew has a clear awareness of this...

Duration:01:37:07

Why I Launched the Look Up! Podcast

5/1/2019
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I briefly discuss why, in the wake of the Fyre Festival documentary, I decided to launch this podcast.

Duration:00:04:57