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Joshua Foer

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Media Masters - Joshua Foer

Media Masters

Joshua Foer is co-founder of Atlas Obscura. Founded in 2009, the online guide to the world’s “wonders and curiosities” has a reach of 6m monthly visitors, is one of the most popular travel websites in the world and boasts a submission-based catalogue of more than 22,000 places, 11,000 stories told and over 1,000 global experiences. In this in-depth interview, Joshua discusses how Atlas Obscura began, its growth into an online phenomenon, the upcoming launch of their app, and how they have tackled the impact of the pandemic; talks about his non-profit ‘Sefaria,’ a living library of Jewish texts - and his hopes to “bring the platform to life” and connect the wider Jewish community; and reflects on how he accidentally became a global expert on the science of memory - a journalist assignment in 2005 to attend the US memory championships, ended up in him taking part in the competition itself and winning -  and going on give a popular TED talk and best-selling book ‘Moonwalking with Einstein.’


17 Jun 2021

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# 032 - CÓMO mejorar su MEMORIA - {RESUMEN RÁPIDO} - escrito por Joshua Foer


* https://amzn.to/2RL3knj * https://www.amazon.es/kindle-dbs/hz/signup?tag=ID_de_afiliado-21 * “Los desafíos de la memoria”, por Joshua Foer, se ha convertido en el libro revelación de no ficción del año en Estados Unidos e Inglaterra: ha permanecido meses en la lista de más vendidos de The New York Times, Amazon lo ha seleccionado entre los mejores libros del 2011.


20 Apr 2021

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BBM 071 | Los Desafíos de la Memoria - Joshua Foer | Verónica Vaca

Book Movement

Business Book Movement. Revisión Online del Libro: Los Desafíos de la Memoria - Joshua Foer. Invitada: Verónica Vaca. Ve la grabación en video por Youtube: https://youtu.be/C7MNdgFTed8. Únete a nuestra comunidad en Discord a través del siguiente enlace: https://bookmovement.co/discord. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.


18 Mar 2021

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Great Memory = Great Success: Book Insights on Moonwalking With Einstein by Joshua Foer

Book Insights Podcast

* Joshua Foer sets out to answer the question: "Can anyone develop a brilliant memory?"  * Foer learns the tricks of the trade from mnemonic masters and ‘mental athletes’ and ultimately earns the title of 2006 US Memory champion. Not bad after only a year’s preparation.  * Alongside the entertaining tale of rising to this challenge, Foer shows how memory built modern civilization, and is the driver of personal success and creativity.  * As the subtitle of the book suggests, memorization is both science and art – high-level memorizing is an ancient art, but science now shows how it works neurologically. It gives us power and allows for great learning.  * Our individual memory banks are what make us human. Theme 1: Memory and Expertise - 0:29 Theme 2: Mechanics of Memory & Creativity - 7:24 Theme 3: The Memory Championships - 15:05 Like what you hear? Be sure to like & subscribe to support this podcast! Also leave a comment and let us know your thoughts on the episode. You can also get a free weekly email about the Book Insight of the week. Subscribe at memod.com/insights THANK YOU FOR LISTENING TO BOOK INSIGHTS. READY FOR MORE LEARNING? Get unlimited access to our entire collection of Book Insights on over 100 nonfiction bestsellers with a subscription at http://memod.com/insights HEAR THE FULL INTERVIEWS MENTIONED IN TODAYS' EPISODE HERE: Foer, Joshua. “Feats of Memory Anyone Can Do | Joshua Foer.” YouTube, YouTube, 10 May 2012, www.youtube.com/watch?v=U6PoUg7jXsA. Please keep in mind that the information provided in or through our Book Insights episodes is for educational and informational purposes only. It is not intended to be a substitute for advice given by qualified professionals, and should not be relied upon to disregard or delay seeking professional advice. Full Title: Moonwalking with Einstein: The Art and Science of Remembering Everything Year of Publication: 2011 Book Author: Joshua Foer To purchase the complete edition of this book click here: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B004H4XI5O/ref=dp-kindle-redirect?_encoding=UTF8&btkr=1 Book Insight Writer: Tom Butler-Bowdon Editor: Tom Butler-Bowdon Producer: Daniel Gonzalez Production Manager: Karin Richey Curator: Tom Butler-Bowdon Narrator: Lora Oliver


10 Feb 2021

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Dr. Sanjay Gupta, neurosurgeon and CNN Chief Medical Correspondent, with Joshua Foer

Sixth & I LIVE

With Keep Sharp: Build a Better Brain at Any Age, neurosurgeon and CNN Chief Medical Correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta shares the best-kept secrets of experts around the world for maintaining your mind, holding on to memories, building resiliency against disease, and continually boosting a robust brain, regardless of age. In conversation with Joshua Foer, a journalist and entrepreneur, bestselling author, co-founder of Atlas Obscura, and former U.S. Memory Champion. This program was held on January 6, 2021. 


25 Jan 2021

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Should you ever happen to find yourself in solitary, Episode #2, Joshua Foer and Stuart Firestein

The Vault

In 2012, the Institute held a day long symposium, “Should you ever happen to find yourself in solitary: Wry Fancies and Stark Realities.” This episode features Joshua Foer, the 2006 USA Memory Champion, and Stuart Firestein, Columbia University chair of Biology.


11 Jan 2021

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Pagine da ascoltare. “L’arte di ricordare tutto” di Joshua Foer

Giornale Radio | Pagine da ascoltare

Edito nel 2011, “L’arte di ricordare tutto” è un bestseller della categoria autoaiuto nonché libro più celebre dell’autore. Foer ci spiega che la memoria si può davvero migliorare e che chiunque può riuscire a imparare 1528 numeri a caso in un'ora e ricordarseli tutti, come il pluricampione del mondo Ben Pridmore. L’autore ripercorre la storia della mnemotica dall’antica Grecia ai giorni nostri e ne illustra metodi concreti grazie ai quali possiamo tenere a mente le informazioni che ci interessano. E se è vero che sono quaranta giorni, il tempo che ciascuno di noi spreca in media ogni anno per rimediare a ciò che dimentica: per andare a recuperare il cellulare lasciato chissà dove, per cercare le chiavi di casa o per rintracciare informazioni importanti ecco che le 10 ore di questo audiolibro vi cambieranno davvero la vita. Narrato da Dario Sansalone.


23 Oct 2020

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#60 - Book Review: Moonwalking with Einstein, Joshua Foer

Encuentros de Mentes

Reseña y comentarios sobre el libro "Moonwalking with Einstein", escrito por Joshua Foer. (Título en español: Los desafíos de la memoria.)


24 Jun 2020

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#13: Joshua Foer on the Future of Digital Judaism


Mentioned in today's episode: https://www.ted.com/talks/joshua_foer_feats_of_memory_anyone_can_do?language=en Sukkah City https://forward.com/articles/132454/forward-50-2010/ Moonwalking https://www.penguinrandomhouse.com/books/301277/moonwalking-with-einstein-by-joshua-foer/ For more information on all of Hartman's digital summer programming, go to bit.ly/HartmanSummer

27 May 2020

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Episode 91: Joshua Foer – Scholar, Adventurer and Remember-er

The Vibe of the Tribe

Journalist, researcher, explorer, author and…memory champion? Joshua Foer has seemingly done it all! Whether it’s co-creating a site digitizing thousands of years—and pages—of Jewish text, exploring some of the most fascinating and least-known places on the planet or entering the U.S. Memory Championship and accidentally winning the title, Foer’s broad array of expertise makes him a must-listen.In this episode, we discuss how Sefaria, the website he co-founded, has contributed to democratizing Jewish learning, as well as his tips for the strangest destinations on earth through Atlas Obscura. And, of course, how you can build your own “memory palace” to recall vast amounts of information.Find more information:https://twitter.com/joshuafoer https://www.sefaria.org https://www.atlasobscura.comEdited by Jesse Ulrich, with music by Ryan J. Sullivan.


10 Mar 2020