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Cortex

Cortex

CGP Grey and Myke Hurley are both independent content creators. Each episode, they get together to discuss their working lives. Hosted by CGP Grey and Myke Hurley.

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Episodes

112: Activation Energy

Grey had a snow day, Myke had a scheduling complaint, and they both talk about judging audience reactions to creative work.
2021-02-16
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111: Catching an Eel

Grey has been moving everything around, Myke is trying to manage stock, and they both have guidance to give on Yearly Themes.
2021-01-19
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110: 2021 Yearly Themes

Grey might not be ready yet, Myke is relieved to have a project finished, and they both share their Yearly Themes for 2021.
2020-12-14
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109: State of the Apps 2021

Grey continues his note taking quest, Myke keeps bumping into kanban, and they both discuss the tools they use for 'State of the Apps 2021'.
2020-11-24
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108: Splitter and Lifter

Grey struggled to make a decision, Myke is back in lockdown, and they are both excited about the promise of new Macs.
2020-11-16
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107: A Visual Bombardment

Grey welcomes a widgety world, Myke is happy with his big phone decision, and they both show off their iOS 14 Home Screens.
2020-10-19
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106: Clear and Boring

Grey has a new office, Myke is working with balloons, and they are both finding ways to adjust.
2020-09-14
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105: Atomic Notes

Grey has shuffled his schedule, Myke tried to leave Google Docs, and they both experience a monumental discovery about note-taking.
2020-08-27
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104: RGB on the eGPU

Grey has made some big home office changes, Myke has a new Yearly Theme, and they both question collaboration tools.
2020-07-21
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103: A New Widgety World

Grey wants to know what's going on, Myke is changing things up, and they both talk about WWDC 2020.
2020-06-29
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102: Lockdown Productivity

Grey is doing good, Myke is busier than ever, and they both talk about how to live and work entirely at home.
2020-05-25
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101: Productivity 101

Grey is definitely recording, Myke wants to rearrange his email, and they both break down the tools they use to be productive, and why they use them.
2020-05-11
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100: Quarantime

Grey returns to a virtual reality, Myke is obsessed with his desert island, and they both talk about how their working lives have been affected by a global pandemic.
2020-04-21
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99: Epi5ode Out of Time

Grey questions the narrator, Myke is in a commemorative mood, and they both watched 'Inside Bill's Brain'.
2020-03-30
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98: A Stable Stack of Bricks

Grey got a gift he cannot use, Myke is still outfitting Mega Studio, and they both discuss clarity in projects.
2020-03-17
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97: The Share Square

Grey has been doing headphone testing, Myke has a big new project, and they are both dealing with sizeable disruptions.
2020-02-26
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96: Levels, Levels

Grey keeps changing his set up, Myke has a new wireless charger, and they both follow up on Yearly Themes.
2020-01-29
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95: 2020 Yearly Themes

Grey has a brand new Yearly Theme, Myke has been thinking of one for months, and they both discuss why Yearly Themes are better than resolutions.
2019-12-31
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94: State of the Apps 2020

Grey has settled on a writing tool, Myke has refined his research workflow, and they both discuss their favourite software for 'State of the Apps 2020'.
2019-12-10
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93: The Memory of Somebody Else

Grey gets a tech news update, Myke is looking back, and they both answer some #askcortex questions.
2019-11-26
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92: Time Continuum Consequences

Grey is back on the internet, Myke is upset about mischief, and they both got some new devices.
2019-10-28
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91: An Episode Out of Time 4: Revenge of the Time

Grey is stuck in a time paradox, Myke shares how many journals he ordered, and they both watch Jiro Dreams of Sushi.
2019-09-23
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90: Moretex

Grey went on a wild goose chase for a new video, Myke has a huge livestream coming up, and they both talk about working through tough projects.
2019-09-12
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89: Everything is Constant Always

Grey needs recommendations, Myke tests a new ergonomic arrangement, and they both answer some #askcortex questions.
2019-08-13
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88: Cortex Airport

Grey tested his resolve, Myke is struggling with manufacturing, and they both talk about their current bag setup.
2019-07-30
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87: The Theme System Journal

Grey got Maps, Myke got an operating system, and they both created a journal.
2019-06-11
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86: I Like Maps

Grey is back in the desert, Myke is excited about a new app, and they both have expectations for WWDC.
2019-05-28
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85: Grey's Non-Linear Life

Grey published a vlog, Myke is back to Mega Office, and they both know what day starts the week.
2019-05-09
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84: Radiating Anxiety

Grey sparks joy, Myke is thinking about career length, and they both answer some #askcortex questions.
2019-04-23
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83: 7 Days Out

Grey broke a routine, Myke dealt with a huge deadline, and they both watched 7 Days Out: Eleven Madison Park.
2019-03-26
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82: Screen Crimes

Grey's had some time to himself, Myke was cold, and they both compare their Screen Time statistics.
2019-03-12
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81: The American Meme

Grey has some project updates, Myke is feeling a little sad, and they both watch 'The American Meme'.
2019-02-22
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80: Ice Fortress

Grey conquered a deadline, Myke is in love all over again, and Slack has a new logo.
2019-02-06
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79: 2019 Yearly Themes

Grey has a theme for 2019, Myke has two themes for 2019, and they both discuss why Yearly Themes are important to them.
2019-01-01
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78: State of the Apps 2019

Grey has a terrible to-do hack, Myke is going back to PodCon, and they both discuss their favourite software for 'State of the Apps 2019'.
2018-12-18
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77: The Effective Executive

Grey has something to say about the iPad, Myke did something for the first time in a decade, and they both read The Effective Executive.
2018-11-27
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76: PREPARE FOR CORTEX

Grey is having some watch face issues, Myke refuses to sleep, and they both consider ?who?s the boss??.
2018-10-16
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75: Home Again

Myke has lots of music to share, Grey unveils the mystery of his Home Screen, and they both have new Apple Devices.
2018-10-02
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74: The Biggest Challenge of Being a Human

Myke wants to make some changes, Grey is taking a break, and they are both excited about some big announcements.
2018-09-19
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73: Clear the Cortex Decks

Myke is perplexed with corporate branding, Grey has learned more than he wanted about USB-C, and they both answer #ASKCORTEX questions on how to get the career you want, how to start being productive, and to find out who could live longest in the woods.
2018-09-04
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72: Adulting Complete

Myke got a Roomba, Grey has found peace with his to-do system, and they are both very excited about the Shortcuts beta.
2018-08-14
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71: Dark Synergy

Myke is getting married and reveals the mystery of his watch, Grey is intrigued about iOS 12 Notifications, and they both talk about the listeners of Cortex.
2018-07-03
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70: CORTEK - WWDC 2018

Grey is excited about scooters, Myke had a monumental week, and they both have lots of thoughts about WWDC.
2018-06-11
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69: Minimum Viable

Grey needs more storage space, Myke built a gaming PC (nice!), and they both talk about what they want to see at WWDC.
2018-05-22
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68: A Noble Profession

Grey publishes a YouTube video that's _a tad different_, Myke has made some changes to his journal, and they both discuss experimenting with new ways of doing things.
2018-05-01
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67: "Entrepreneurs"

Grey is having some charging troubles, Myke questions the benefit of courses, and they both talk about how they use the Apple Pencil.
2018-04-04
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66: Triggers - Creating Behaviour That Lasts

Myke has read _Triggers_, Grey tries to deal with a backlog, and they have amazing new merch available.
2018-03-20
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65: Goals Are Dumb

Myke has started a journal, Grey switched back to something, and they both answer some #askcortex questions.
2018-03-06
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64: 6 Days to Air

Grey is bringing order to task management, Myke is back to colourful backgrounds, and they both watched _6 Days to Air_.
2018-02-20
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63: Flower Garden

Grey has an iMac Pro, Myke has thoughts about vlogging, and they both have Yearly Theme updates.
2018-02-06
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