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How to Know What's Real
How to Know What's Real
The Atlantic

Now that the internet, social media, and AI are integrated into much of our lives, it’s easy to lose our grip on... more

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How to Know Who’s Real

Social media has made it easier to build more parasocial relationships with celebrities and influencers. What impact are those connections... more

13 May 2024 · 28 minutes
Introducing: How to Know What's Real

What is “real life,” now that the internet and AI are integrated into so much that we do? In the... more

22 Apr 2024 · 2 minutes
Can We Keep Time?

It can be tough to face our own mortality. Keeping diaries, posting to social media, and taking photos are all... more

15 Jan 2024 · 41 minutes
Time Tips From the Universe

Time can feel like a subjective experience—different at different points in our lives. It’s also a real, measurable thing. The... more

08 Jan 2024 · 36 minutes
How to Rest

Between making time for work, family, friends, exercise, chores, shopping—the list goes on and on—it can feel like a huge... more

01 Jan 2024 · 34 minutes
How to Leave Work Time at Work

Before laptops allowed us to take the office home and smartphones could light up with notifications at any hour, work... more

18 Dec 2023 · 24 minutes
How to Look Busy

Many of us complain about being too busy—and about not having enough time to do the things we really want... more

11 Dec 2023 · 37 minutes
How to Waste Time

Co-hosts Becca Rashid and Ian Bogost explore our relationship with time and how to reclaim it. Why is it so... more

04 Dec 2023 · 34 minutes
Introducing: How to Keep Time

Why can it feel like there’s never enough time in a day, and why are so many of us conditioned... more

06 Nov 2023 · 3 minutes
‘Everyone Used to be Nicer,’ And Other Persistent Myths

A lot of people are plagued by the feeling that society used to be better, that neighbors were more helpful,... more

27 Jul 2023 · 27 minutes
How to Know What's Real
How to Know Who’s Real
How to Know What's Real