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Cortex

102 episodes - English - Latest episode: about 2 months ago - ★★★★★ - 899 ratings

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

Cortex 102: Lockdown Productivity

May 25, 2020 11:00 - 1 hour - 90 MB

Grey is doing good, Myke is busier than ever, and they both talk about how to live and work entirely at home.

Cortex 101: Productivity 101

May 11, 2020 13:15 - 1 hour - 102 MB

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.

Cortex 100: Quarantime

April 21, 2020 11:15 - 1 hour - 107 MB

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.

Cortex 99: Epi5ode Out of Time

March 30, 2020 12:00 - 1 hour - 95.9 MB

Grey questions the narrator, Myke is in a commemorative mood, and they both watched 'Inside Bill's Brain'.

Cortex 98: A Stable Stack of Bricks

March 17, 2020 12:15 - 1 hour - 108 MB

Grey got a gift he cannot use, Myke is still outfitting Mega Studio, and they both discuss clarity in projects.

Cortex 97: The Share Square

February 26, 2020 20:00 - 1 hour - 107 MB

Grey has been doing headphone testing, Myke has a big new project, and they are both dealing with sizeable disruptions.

Cortex 96: Levels, Levels

January 29, 2020 16:45 - 2 hours - 132 MB

Grey keeps changing his set up, Myke has a new wireless charger, and they both follow up on Yearly Themes.

Cortex 95: 2020 Yearly Themes

December 31, 2019 13:00 - 1 hour - 94.4 MB

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.

Cortex 94: State of the Apps 2020

December 10, 2019 12:00 - 2 hours - 114 MB

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'.

Cortex 93: The Memory of Somebody Else

November 26, 2019 13:00 - 1 hour - 76.8 MB

Grey gets a tech news update, Myke is looking back, and they both answer some #askcortex questions.

Cortex 92: Time Continuum Consequences

October 28, 2019 15:30 - 1 hour - 93 MB

Grey is back on the internet, Myke is upset about mischief, and they both got some new devices.

Cortex 91: An Episode Out of Time 4: Revenge of the Time

September 23, 2019 13:30 - 1 hour - 72.1 MB

Grey is stuck in a time paradox, Myke shares how many journals he ordered, and they both watch Jiro Dreams of Sushi.

Cortex 90: Moretex

September 12, 2019 11:15 - 1 hour - 75.7 MB

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.

Cortex 89: Everything is Constant Always

August 13, 2019 11:00 - 1 hour - 75 MB

Grey needs recommendations, Myke tests a new ergonomic arrangement, and they both answer some #askcortex questions.

Cortex 88: Cortex Airport

July 30, 2019 11:00 - 1 hour - 88 MB

Grey tested his resolve, Myke is struggling with manufacturing, and they both talk about their current bag setup.

Cortex 87: The Theme System Journal

June 11, 2019 11:00 - 1 hour - 94.6 MB

Grey got Maps, Myke got an operating system, and they both created a journal.

Cortex 86: I Like Maps

May 28, 2019 12:00 - 1 hour - 94.2 MB

Grey is back in the desert, Myke is excited about a new app, and they both have expectations for WWDC.

Cortex 85: Grey's Non-Linear Life

May 09, 2019 11:00 - 1 hour - 77.7 MB

Grey published a vlog, Myke is back to Mega Office, and they both know what day starts the week.

Cortex 84: Radiating Anxiety

April 23, 2019 11:00 - 1 hour - 70.6 MB

Grey sparks joy, Myke is thinking about career length, and they both answer some #askcortex questions.

Cortex 83: 7 Days Out

March 26, 2019 15:30 - 1 hour - 89.9 MB

Grey broke a routine, Myke dealt with a huge deadline, and they both watched 7 Days Out: Eleven Madison Park.

Cortex 82: Screen Crimes

March 12, 2019 12:00 - 1 hour - 92 MB

Grey's had some time to himself, Myke was cold, and they both compare their Screen Time statistics.

Cortex 81: The American Meme

February 22, 2019 11:45 - 1 hour - 97.9 MB

Grey has some project updates, Myke is feeling a little sad, and they both watch 'The American Meme'.

Cortex 80: Ice Fortress

February 06, 2019 17:00 - 1 hour - 88 MB

Grey conquered a deadline, Myke is in love all over again, and Slack has a new logo.

Cortex 79: 2019 Yearly Themes

January 01, 2019 17:30 - 2 hours - 113 MB

Grey has a theme for 2019, Myke has two themes for 2019, and they both discuss why Yearly Themes are important to them.

Cortex 78: State of the Apps 2019

December 18, 2018 12:00 - 1 hour - 100 MB

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'.

Cortex 77: The Effective Executive

November 27, 2018 16:45 - 1 hour - 100 MB

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.

Cortex 76: PREPARE FOR CORTEX

October 16, 2018 11:30 - 1 hour - 76.3 MB

Grey is having some watch face issues, Myke refuses to sleep, and they both consider ‘who’s the boss?’.

Cortex 75: Home Again

October 02, 2018 11:00 - 2 hours - 112 MB

Myke has lots of music to share, Grey unveils the mystery of his Home Screen, and they both have new Apple Devices.

Cortex 74: The Biggest Challenge of Being a Human

September 19, 2018 12:45 - 1 hour - 106 MB

Myke wants to make some changes, Grey is taking a break, and they are both excited about some big announcements.

Cortex 73: Clear the Cortex Decks

September 04, 2018 10:45 - 1 hour - 85.9 MB

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.

Cortex 72: Adulting Complete

August 14, 2018 16:15 - 1 hour - 96 MB

Myke got a Roomba, Grey has found peace with his to-do system, and they are both very excited about the Shortcuts beta.

Cortex 71: Dark Synergy

July 03, 2018 11:00 - 1 hour - 97.7 MB

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.

Cortex 70: CORTEK - WWDC 2018

June 11, 2018 11:45 - 1 hour - 79.4 MB

Grey is excited about scooters, Myke had a monumental week, and they both have lots of thoughts about WWDC.

Cortex 69: Minimum Viable

May 22, 2018 10:45 - 1 hour - 90.6 MB

Grey needs more storage space, Myke built a gaming PC (nice!), and they both talk about what they want to see at WWDC.

Cortex 68: A Noble Profession

May 01, 2018 10:00 - 1 hour - 71.2 MB

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.

Cortex 67: "Entrepreneurs"

April 04, 2018 16:30 - 1 hour - 80.7 MB

Grey is having some charging troubles, Myke questions the benefit of courses, and they both talk about how they use the Apple Pencil.

Cortex 66: Triggers - Creating Behaviour That Lasts

March 20, 2018 11:00 - 1 hour - 97.4 MB

Myke has read _Triggers_, Grey tries to deal with a backlog, and they have amazing new merch available.

Cortex 65: Goals Are Dumb

March 06, 2018 11:45 - 1 hour - 74.2 MB

Myke has started a journal, Grey switched back to something, and they both answer some #askcortex questions.

Cortex 64: 6 Days to Air

February 20, 2018 11:00 - 1 hour - 91.2 MB

Grey is bringing order to task management, Myke is back to colourful backgrounds, and they both watched _6 Days to Air_.

Cortex 63: Flower Garden

February 06, 2018 11:00 - 1 hour - 77.3 MB

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

Cortex 62: 2018 Yearly Themes

January 23, 2018 19:15 - 1 hour - 89.9 MB

Myke has completed a 'Year of Less', Grey has completed a 'Year of Redirection', and they both have their 2018 Themes ready to go.

Cortex 61: State of the Apps 2018

December 19, 2017 10:45 - 2 hours - 113 MB

Myke went to PodCon, Grey doesn't write articles anymore, and they both name their favourite software for 'State of the Apps 2018'.

Cortex 60: CorteX

November 14, 2017 11:45 - 1 hour - 80.5 MB

Grey has played Stardew Valley, Myke is taking stock of his technology, and they both have new iPhones.

Cortex 59: The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People

October 31, 2017 11:45 - 1 hour - 99.8 MB

Grey uses a YouTube limitation to his advantage, Myke is nervous about an event, and they both read The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People.

Cortex 58: The Opportunity of a Chair

October 10, 2017 11:00 - 1 hour - 84.7 MB

Grey moves office again, Myke wants to play a new farming game, and they both answer your #askcortex questions.

Cortex 57: Bucketful of Internet

September 26, 2017 10:30 - 1 hour - 89.8 MB

Myke is waiting for a delivery, Grey evangelizes napping, and they both have thoughts about the iPhone X.

Cortex 56: Castles Made of Sand

September 12, 2017 10:30 - 1 hour - 79.3 MB

Myke is very tired, Grey has many frustrations, and they both need to assess how iOS 11 will change their iPad Homescreens.

Cortex 55: Go for the Big Elephant

August 22, 2017 15:00 - 1 hour - 76.5 MB

Grey has made a grown up acquisition, Myke is having a laundry situation, and they both discuss working effectively in different locations.

Cortex 54: An Episode Out of Time 3: Time Strikes Back

August 01, 2017 10:45 - 1 hour - 69.5 MB

Grey thinks the end is nigh, Myke is making preperations, and they both review Homescreens from the past.

Cortex 53: Worst Business Decision Ever

July 18, 2017 18:15 - 1 hour - 90.5 MB

Myke is getting ready for a big trip, Grey recorded a Vlog, and they both give some thoughts on the updated #MultiPadLifestyle.