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On the upcoming episode we talk about how unfiltered media can negatively affect us, how to spot biases in the news, and how to create curated media sources that works for you. Subscribe to the podcast to always get the latest episode as soon as it's released.

Now here's your weekly set of tips, fun facts and other exclusive content from us at The Better Show. Enjoy and share with a friend :)

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Tip of the week

Try going on a media fast for a week (or even a day). Research shows that staying away from phones, TV & internet for just a few days can deepen your closest relationships, reduce stress and help you sleep better. Just remember to break your fast for the next episode of The Better Show ;)

Look clever at a cocktail party

Marshall McLuhan, renowned Canadian philosopher and origin of the phrase "The medium is the message", predicted the internet back in 1962 in his book 'The Gutenberg Galaxy', including foreshadowing YouTube, Wikipedia and Google search.

What are Ian, Darren & March up to this week?

  • Ian is experimenting with raising his NAD levels.
  • Darren is trying out Happify, a mobile app that delivers mental exercises that are supposed to make you happier.
  • March Is comparing his writing style  between the morning and the evening.
Listen to an upcoming show to hear how our experiments went and what we learned!


Article of the week

The Art of Slow Reading - The Guardian

"Has endlessly skimming short texts on the internet made us stupider? An increasing number of experts think so - and say it's time to slow down . . ."

Product of the week

The Better Angels of Our Nature by Steven Pinker

Believe it or not, today we may be living in the most peaceful moment in our species' existence. In his gripping and controversial work, New York Times bestselling author Steven Pinker shows that despite the ceaseless news about war, crime, and terrorism, violence has actually been in decline over long stretches of history.

Bill Gates said about the book: "If I could give each of you a graduation present, it would be this—the most inspiring book I've ever read."


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Ian, Darren & March

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