Cortex

Cortex

www.relay.fm/cortex
CGP Grey and Myke Hurley are both independent content creators. Each episode, they discuss the methods and tools they employ to be productive and creative. Hosted by CGP Grey and Myke Hurley.
45: Cortex Working Group
Feb 7 • 01:19:40
Grey talks about the past few months, Myke is thinking about graphs, and they both provide more thoughts on time tracking.
44: Existential Time Tracking
Jan 24 • 01:30:09
Myke has started tracking his work time, Grey has started tracking all time, and they both talk about their themes for 2017.
43: Tornado Bigshot
Dec 12, 2016 • 01:38:10
Myke discovered his ranking, Grey will not switch, and they both answer #askcortex questions before the Cortexmas season begins.
42: All for the Vlog
Nov 28, 2016 • 01:38:48
Grey heard a pop, Myke went to Ikea, and they both are frustrated with notifications.
41: Spiralling
Nov 18, 2016 • 01:44:35
Myke is dealing with house renovations, Grey is making lots of videos, and they both answer some questions about how this show is made.
40: The Rules for Rulers
Oct 28, 2016 • 01:32:13
Grey finally finished a big project, Myke bought a ticket to Vidcon, and they are both very excited about a piece of paper.
39: You’ll Never Guess What Happens!
Oct 17, 2016 • 01:34:21
Grey’s productivity is being disrupted, Myke is giving in to the tropes of Youtube, and they both played PewDiePie’s Tuber Simulator.
38: A Vlog Is What You Make It
Oct 3, 2016 • 01:48:13
Myke is starting a Youtube channel, Grey’s office is ruined, and they both share their current phone homescreens.
37: Doomsday Bunker
Sep 19, 2016 • 01:54:46
Myke is very excited about stickers, Grey is happy with the MacBook Adorable, and they both try to get their head around Youtube Demonitization.
36: Cortex Cottage
Sep 6, 2016 • 01:27:08
Myke deals with disruptions, Grey had a successful summer, and they both discover the world’s largest Youtuber.
35: An Episode Out of Time 2: Out of Timer
Aug 24, 2016 • 01:22:08
Grey wants more vacations, Myke gets overwhelmed, and they both learn to work better together.
34: Punch Card System
Jul 26, 2016 • 01:35:25
Grey got help with animation, Myke imagines trucking in VR, and they both get distracted by keyboards with rainbow LEDs.
33: Cortek
Jul 11, 2016 • 01:21:29
Grey has finished conferencing, Myke’s ready to give advice, and they both are upset with Evernote.
32: Dropping Acid
Jun 23, 2016 • 01:41:31
Myke holds an event, Grey experiences open offices, and they both had a VR experience.
31: Later Comes Eventually
Jun 12, 2016 • 01:36:02
Grey buys a travel computer, Myke keeps making new podcasts, and they both discuss collaborating with others.
30: Cortexaversary
May 30, 2016 • 01:07:24
Grey got through the video submissions, Myke keeps the wheel turning, and they both celebrate a special occasion.
29: Dvorak
May 16, 2016 • 01:27:53
Grey has opened up job applications, Myke is intrigued by Dvorak keyboards and they both get sucked in to yet another new email app.
28: Formalizing and Systematizing
May 2, 2016 • 01:31:00
Myke fixes problems, Grey automates his to-do list, and they both discuss hiring people.
27: Danger Inches Away
Apr 18, 2016 • 01:30:42
Grey suffers with RSI problems, Myke bought an iPad, and they both go trucking across America.
26: Pick your Poison
Apr 5, 2016 • 01:42:11
Grey is frustrated with to-do apps, Myke is frustrated by passport control, and they both take another look at their homescreens.
25: Creativity, inc.
Mar 21, 2016 • 01:52:19
Myke is ruined, Grey (maybe) gets an office, and they both read Creativity Inc.
24: Open Field In Every Direction
Mar 8, 2016 • 01:28:56
Myke stayed up too late, Grey shares his calendaring philosophy, and they are both relieved about a change of course.
23: Business Monk
Feb 22, 2016 • 01:34:40
Grey went on another ‘Workcation’, Myke just wants to share, and they both have more to say about the Apple Pencil.
22: Statistics Aren’t Everything
Feb 8, 2016 • 01:41:08
Myke is sick, Grey hits two million YouTube subscribers, and they are both very upset about Apple Pencil support in iOS 9.3.
21: The E-Myth Revisited
Jan 25, 2016 • 01:30:29
Grey wants to do less, Myke has a new toy, and they both read The E-Myth Revisited.
20: New Year
Jan 11, 2016 • 01:25:03
Grey comes back to the internet, Myke is thinking about New Year’s Resolutions, and they both answer some #AskCortex questions.
19: Brick of Obligation
Dec 14, 2015 • 01:46:52
Grey gets a battery, Myke loses Mailbox, and they both consider what their future computers could be.
18: King in a Castle
Nov 30, 2015 • 01:38:45
Grey published a video, Myke played some video games, and they both had hipster coffee.
17: Dialing Down
Nov 17, 2015 • 02:04:15
Grey takes time away from the Internet, Myke takes time away from Twitter, and they both get an iPad Pro.
16: Structural Trust
Nov 2, 2015 • 02:03:34
Myke makes an official statement, Grey drives a truck across Europe, and they both discuss sharing responsibilities in their business.
15: Tempest in a Teapot
Oct 19, 2015 • 01:49:59
Myke explains beard oil, Grey mourns the loss of his iMac, and they both discuss the moral minefield of ad blocking.
14: Conflicted About Email
Oct 5, 2015 • 01:32:26
Myke makes judgments about Grey’s musical choices, Grey explains how he is working with his personal assistant to manage email, and they both lament the current state of email apps.
13: Trail of Tears
Sep 19, 2015 • 01:46:56
Myke is jet-lagged, but Grey wants to know all about XOXO. Grey is intrigued about the iPad Pro, and Myke want’s to talk about iOS 9. Grey shares a theory about the 16GB iPhone, Myke listens.
12: The Rule of Two
Sep 7, 2015 • 01:34:03
Grey describes the ‘Rule of Two’, Myke wants to know how the ‘UK explained’ video became a success, and they both discuss Netflix’s hiring policies, branding, and ASMR videos.
11: 0% Entertaining
Aug 28, 2015 • 01:33:52
This week Grey and Myke get very excited about their new computer mice, before sharing more of their views on if it’s easier to become an internet personality today, and what you need to do to get there.
10: Zero Artistic Skills
Aug 14, 2015 • 01:45:57
This time Grey and Myke tackle various ways to get audiobooks in to Overcast, discuss the creation of Alphabet, and cover the tools and processes Grey uses to create the animation for his videos.
9: Draft A Day
Aug 7, 2015 • 01:25:38
This time Grey has a Home screen disaster and Myke admits how he plays Prison Architect, before going on to talk about writing scripts for Youtube videos, and their thoughts on outlining and mind mapping.
8: An Episode Out Of Time
Jul 24, 2015 • 01:30:23
This week Grey and Myke talk about how they deal with travelling, before answering important questions like; ‘what Coffee does Grey drink?’, ‘what advice would you give for someone that wants to be self employed?’, and ‘Kirk or P…
7: Ultimately a Nightmare
Jul 20, 2015 • 01:24:03
More on email! Grey talks about some big changes in his personal email system, and Myke shares his top-tips for avoiding the email you don’t want to deal with. Finally, Grey talks about his impressions of using the iOS 9 public b…
6: General Purpose Problem
Jul 10, 2015 • 01:41:24
This week Grey and Myke discuss why it’s important to have hobbies, before beginning to tackle the discussion of Email.
5: Work Simulator
Jul 3, 2015 • 01:30:06
After trying to find ways to deal with unbearable heat, Grey and Myke discuss how they like to spend their time away from work, and put the ‘Great Perspective Zoom Debate’ to rest.
4: Posting Day
Jun 26, 2015 • 01:41:33
This week Myke and Grey discuss iPad Portrait layout complications, how Grey deals with posting new videos to Youtube, and the necessity of checklists (even if you don’t think you need them).
3: Good for Brain Health
Jun 19, 2015 • 01:32:12
This time, Grey and Myke answer questions from listeners, while addressing topics like the utility of the iPad, notification badges, and whether you should have a web browser on your phone.
2: Redundant Office
Jun 12, 2015 • 01:14:47
This week Myke and Grey talk about working environments, what is the ideal and how different places can shape the work performed in them.
1: I Don’t Really Like Work
Jun 3, 2015 • 01:26:51
This week, Myke quizzes Grey about the devices he uses to get his work done, and Grey gets very disappointed about how Myke arranges his iPhone.