Cortex

By Relay FM

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Description

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.

Episode Date
Cortex 70: CORTEK - WWDC 2018
5167
Grey is excited about scooters, Myke had a monumental week, and they both have lots of thoughts about WWDC.
Jun 11, 2018
Cortex 69: Minimum Viable
5891
Grey needs more storage space, Myke built a gaming PC (nice!), and they both talk about what they want to see at WWDC.
May 22, 2018
Cortex 68: A Noble Profession
4631
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.
May 01, 2018
Cortex 67: "Entrepreneurs"
5258
Grey is having some charging troubles, Myke questions the benefit of courses, and they both talk about how they use the Apple Pencil.
Apr 04, 2018
Cortex 66: Triggers - Creating Behaviour That Lasts
6339
Myke has read _Triggers_, Grey tries to deal with a backlog, and they have amazing new merch available.
Mar 20, 2018
Cortex 65: Goals Are Dumb
4827
Myke has started a journal, Grey switched back to something, and they both answer some #askcortex questions.
Mar 06, 2018
Cortex 64: 6 Days to Air
5933
Grey is bringing order to task management, Myke is back to colourful backgrounds, and they both watched _6 Days to Air_.
Feb 20, 2018
Cortex 63: Flower Garden
5033
Grey has an iMac Pro, Myke has thoughts about vlogging, and they both have Yearly Theme updates.
Feb 06, 2018
Cortex 62: 2018 Yearly Themes
5854
Myke has completed a 'Year of Less', Grey has completed a 'Year of Redirection', and they both have their 2018 Themes ready to go.
Jan 23, 2018
Cortex 61: State of the Apps 2018
7380
Myke went to PodCon, Grey doesn't write articles anymore, and they both name their favourite software for 'State of the Apps 2018'.
Dec 19, 2017
Cortex 60: CorteX
5225
Grey has played Stardew Valley, Myke is taking stock of his technology, and they both have new iPhones.
Nov 14, 2017
Cortex 59: The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People
6502
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.
Oct 31, 2017
Cortex 58: The Opportunity of a Chair
5501
Grey moves office again, Myke wants to play a new farming game, and they both answer your #askcortex questions.
Oct 10, 2017
Cortex 57: Bucketful of Internet
5844
Myke is waiting for a delivery, Grey evangelizes napping, and they both have thoughts about the iPhone X.
Sep 26, 2017
Cortex 56: Castles Made of Sand
5157
Myke is very tired, Grey has many frustrations, and they both need to assess how iOS 11 will change their iPad Homescreens.
Sep 12, 2017
Cortex 55: Go for the Big Elephant
4979
Grey has made a grown up acquisition, Myke is having a laundry situation, and they both discuss working effectively in different locations.
Aug 22, 2017
Cortex 54: An Episode Out of Time 3: Time Strikes Back
4530
Grey thinks the end is nigh, Myke is making preperations, and they both review Homescreens from the past.
Aug 01, 2017
Cortex 53: Worst Business Decision Ever
5894
Myke is getting ready for a big trip, Grey recorded a Vlog, and they both give some thoughts on the updated #MultiPadLifestyle.
Jul 18, 2017
Cortex 52: CORTEK - WWDC 2017
6820
Myke got his wish, Grey gives Apple a performance review, and they both receive a magic box.
Jun 14, 2017
Cortex 51: Meeting for Lunch
4673
Grey spills the beans, Myke gets to gloat, and they both want to define _productivity_.
May 16, 2017
Cortex 50: Golden Anniversary
5251
Grey is a live streamer, Myke tries to resist making a clip show, and they both celebrate 50 episodes of Cortex
May 02, 2017
Cortex 49: Waiting for the End
5550
Grey published a YouTube video, Myke is losing control, and they talk about Apple’s silence a few days before they make an announcement.
Apr 05, 2017
Cortex 48: Parade of Failures
4823
Grey took a secret photo, Myke took a chance, and they both cannot agree on how long you should stick it out.
Mar 21, 2017
Cortex 47: Picking Up the Breadcrumbs
5323
Grey is a leaf on the wind, Myke shares his thoughts on Todoist, and they both share their experiences on hiring and applying.
Mar 07, 2017
Cortex 46: External Thinking Tool
5077
Grey turns to pen and paper, Myke switches to Todoist, and they both share what they wanted to be when they grew up.
Feb 21, 2017
Cortex 45: Cortex Working Group
4780
Grey talks about the past few months, Myke is thinking about graphs, and they both provide more thoughts on time tracking.
Feb 07, 2017
Cortex 44: Existential Time Tracking
5409
Myke has started tracking his work time, Grey has started tracking all time, and they both talk about their themes for 2017.
Jan 24, 2017
Cortex 43: Tornado Bigshot
5890
Myke discovered his ranking, Grey will not switch, and they both answer #askcortex questions before the Cortexmas season begins.
Dec 12, 2016
Cortex 42: All for the Vlog
5928
Grey heard a pop, Myke went to Ikea, and they both are frustrated with notifications.
Nov 28, 2016
Cortex 41: Spiralling
6275
Myke is dealing with house renovations, Grey is making lots of videos, and they both answer some questions about how this show is made.
Nov 18, 2016
Cortex 40: The Rules for Rulers
5533
Grey finally finished a big project, Myke bought a ticket to Vidcon, and they are both very excited about a piece of paper.
Oct 28, 2016
Cortex 39: You'll Never Guess What Happens!
5661
Grey's productivity is being disrupted, Myke is giving in to the tropes of Youtube, and they both played PewDiePie's Tuber Simulator.
Oct 17, 2016
Cortex 38: A Vlog Is What You Make It
6493
Myke is starting a Youtube channel, Grey's office is ruined, and they both share their current phone homescreens.
Oct 03, 2016
Cortex 37: Doomsday Bunker
6886
Myke is very excited about stickers, Grey is happy with the MacBook Adorable, and they both try to get their head around Youtube Demonitization.
Sep 19, 2016
Cortex 36: Cortex Cottage
5228
Myke deals with disruptions, Grey had a successful summer, and they both discover the world's largest Youtuber.
Sep 06, 2016
Cortex 35: An Episode Out of Time 2: Out of Timer
4928
Grey wants more vacations, Myke gets overwhelmed, and they both learn to work better together.
Aug 24, 2016
Cortex 34: Punch Card System
5725
Grey got help with animation, Myke imagines trucking in VR, and they both get distracted by keyboards with rainbow LEDs.
Jul 26, 2016
Cortex 33: Cortek
4889
Grey has finished conferencing, Myke's ready to give advice, and they both are upset with Evernote.
Jul 11, 2016
Cortex 32: Dropping Acid
6091
Myke holds an event, Grey experiences open offices, and they both had a VR experience.
Jun 23, 2016
Cortex 31: Later Comes Eventually
5762
Grey buys a travel computer, Myke keeps making new podcasts, and they both discuss collaborating with others.
Jun 12, 2016
Cortex 30: Cortexaversary
4044
Grey got through the video submissions, Myke keeps the wheel turning, and they both celebrate a special occasion.
May 30, 2016
Cortex 29: Dvorak
5273
Grey has opened up job applications, Myke is intrigued by Dvorak keyboards and they both get sucked in to _yet another_ new email app.
May 16, 2016
Cortex 28: Formalizing and Systematizing
5460
Myke fixes problems, Grey automates his to-do list, and they both discuss hiring people.
May 02, 2016
Cortex 27: Danger Inches Away
5442
Grey suffers with RSI problems, Myke bought an iPad, and they both go trucking across America.
Apr 18, 2016
Cortex 26: Pick your Poison
6131
Grey is frustrated with to-do apps, Myke is frustrated by passport control, and they both take another look at their homescreens.
Apr 05, 2016
Cortex 25: Creativity, inc.
6739
Myke is ruined, Grey (maybe) gets an office, and they both read Creativity Inc.
Mar 21, 2016
Cortex 24: Open Field In Every Direction
5336
Myke stayed up too late, Grey shares his calendaring philosophy, and they are both relieved about a change of course.
Mar 08, 2016
Cortex 23: Business Monk
5680
Grey went on another 'Workcation', Myke just wants to share, and they both have more to say about the Apple Pencil.
Feb 22, 2016
Cortex 22: Statistics Aren't Everything
6068
Myke is sick, Grey hits two million YouTube subscribers, and they are both very upset about Apple Pencil support in iOS 9.3.
Feb 08, 2016
Cortex 21: The E-Myth Revisited
5429
Grey wants to do less, Myke has a new toy, and they both read _The E-Myth Revisited_.
Jan 25, 2016
Cortex 20: New Year
5103
Grey comes back to the internet, Myke is thinking about New Year's Resolutions, and they both answer some #AskCortex questions.
Jan 11, 2016
Cortex 19: Brick of Obligation
6412
Grey gets a battery, Myke loses Mailbox, and they both consider what their future computers could be.
Dec 14, 2015
Cortex 18: King in a Castle
5925
Grey published a video, Myke played some video games, and they both had hipster coffee.
Nov 30, 2015
Cortex 17: Dialing Down
7455
Grey takes time away from the Internet, Myke takes time away from Twitter, and they both get an iPad Pro.
Nov 17, 2015
Cortex 16: Structural Trust
7414
Myke makes an official statement, Grey drives a truck across Europe, and they both discuss sharing responsibilities in their business.
Nov 02, 2015
Cortex 15: Tempest in a Teapot
6599
Myke explains beard oil, Grey mourns the loss of his iMac, and they both discuss the moral minefield of ad blocking.
Oct 19, 2015
Cortex 14: Conflicted About Email
5546
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.
Oct 05, 2015
Cortex 13: Trail of Tears
6416
Myke is jet-lagged, but Grey wants to know all about XOXO. Grey is intrigued about the iPad Pro, and Myke wants to talk about iOS 9. Grey shares a theory about the 16GB iPhone, Myke listens.
Sep 19, 2015
Cortex 12: The Rule of Two
5643
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.
Sep 07, 2015
Cortex 11: 0% Entertaining
5632
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.
Aug 28, 2015
Cortex 10: Zero Artistic Skills
6357
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.
Aug 14, 2015
Cortex 9: Draft A Day
5138
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.
Aug 07, 2015
Cortex 8: An Episode Out Of Time
5423
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 Picard?'.
Jul 24, 2015
Cortex 7: Ultimately a Nightmare
5043
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 beta.
Jul 20, 2015
Cortex 6: General Purpose Problem
6084
This week Grey and Myke discuss why it’s important to have hobbies, before beginning to tackle the discussion of Email.
Jul 10, 2015
Cortex 5: Work Simulator
5406
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.
Jul 03, 2015
Cortex 4: Posting Day
6093
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). Myke also launches the 'Great Perspective Zoom Debate', and Grey talks about starting a fashion label.
Jun 26, 2015
Cortex 3: Good for Brain Health
5532
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.
Jun 19, 2015
Cortex 2: Redundant Office
4487
This week Myke and Grey talk about working environments, what is the ideal and how different places can shape the work performed in them.
Jun 12, 2015
Cortex 1: I Don't Really Like Work
5211
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.
Jun 03, 2015