Podcast

Cortex

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.

Episodes

  • Cortex 89: Everything is Constant Always

    Aug 13 2019

    Grey needs recommendations, Myke tests a new ergonomic arrangement, and they both answer some #askcortex questions. This episode of Cortex is sponsored by: Away: Thoughtful luggage for modern travel. Get $20 off a suitcase with promo code cortex2019. Hello Fresh: Say Hello to Easy Home Cooking. Get $20 off your first 3 boxes. Warby Parker: Quality eyewear at a fraction of the usual price. Order your FREE Home Try-On kit today. Links and Show Notes: Support Cortex with a Relay FM Membership L...more

  • Cortex 88: Cortex Airport

    Jul 30 2019

    Grey tested his resolve, Myke is struggling with manufacturing, and they both talk about their current bag setup. This episode of Cortex is sponsored by: Squarespace: Make your next move. Enter offer code CORTEX at checkout to get 10% off your first purchase. eero: Get $100 off the eero base unit and 2 beacons package, and 1 year of eero Plus, visit eero.com/CORTEX and at checkout enter CORTEX Hover: Make a name for yourself. Get 10% off any domain name. Links and Show Notes: Support Cortex ...more

  • Cortex 87: The Theme System Journal

    Jun 11 2019

    Grey got Maps, Myke got an operating system, and they both created a journal. This episode of Cortex is sponsored by: Freshbooks: Online invoicing made easy. Squarespace: Make your next move. Enter offer code CORTEX at checkout to get 10% off your first purchase. ExpressVPN: High-Speed, Secure & Anonymous VPN Service. Get 3 months free with a 1-year package. Links and Show Notes: Support Cortex with a Relay FM Membership Buy the Theme System Journal! Totebook – Studio Neat Panobook – Stu...more

  • Cortex 86: I Like Maps

    May 28 2019

    Grey is back in the desert, Myke is excited about a new app, and they both have expectations for WWDC. This episode of Cortex is sponsored by: Audible: Stories that speak to you. Start listening with a 30-day trial. Hello Fresh: Say Hello to Easy Home Cooking. Get $20 off your first 3 boxes. Boosted: The Best Electric Skateboards, Longboards & Scooters. Get $75 off. Links and Show Notes: Buy Our Merch at Cortex Merch... dot com. Timery for Toggl ‎Timery for Toggl on the App Store Timery ...more

  • Cortex 85: Grey's Non-Linear Life

    May 09 2019

    Grey published a vlog, Myke is back to Mega Office, and they both know what day starts the week. This episode of Cortex is sponsored by: Hover: Extensions for anything you’re passionate about. Grab a .ME domain for $9.99. Freshbooks: Online invoicing made easy. ExpressVPN: High-Speed, Secure & Anonymous VPN Service. Get 3 months free with a 1-year package. Links and Show Notes: Support Cortex with a Relay FM Membership Discuss this episode on Reddit Driving a Tesla Across The Loneliest R...more

  • Cortex 84: Radiating Anxiety

    Apr 23 2019

    Grey sparks joy, Myke is thinking about career length, and they both answer some #askcortex questions. This episode of Cortex is sponsored by: Freshbooks: Online invoicing made easy. ExpressVPN: High-Speed, Secure & Anonymous VPN Service. Get 3 months free with a 1-year package. eero: Never think about WiFi again. Get $100 off the ‘Eero base unit and 2 beacons package’, and a year of eero Plus. Links and Show Notes: Support Cortex with a Relay FM Membership Discuss this episode on Reddit...more

  • Cortex 83: 7 Days Out

    Mar 26 2019

    Grey broke a routine, Myke dealt with a huge deadline, and they both watched 7 Days Out: Eleven Madison Park. This episode of Cortex is sponsored by: eero: Never think about WiFi again. Get $100 off the ‘Eero base unit and 2 beacons package’, and a year of eero Plus. Luna Display: The only hardware solution that turns your iPad into a wireless display for your Mac. Use promo code CORTEX at checkout for 10% off. Squarespace: Make your next move. Enter offer code CORTEX at checkout to get 10% of...more

  • Cortex 82: Screen Crimes

    Mar 12 2019

    Grey's had some time to himself, Myke was cold, and they both compare their Screen Time statistics. This episode of Cortex is sponsored by: Freshbooks: Online invoicing made easy. ExpressVPN: High-Speed, Secure & Anonymous VPN Service. Get 3 months free with a 1-year package. Hover: Extensions for anything you’re passionate about. Grab a .ME domain for $9.99. Links and Show Notes: Support Cortex with a Relay FM Membership Icons and Images - macOS - Human Interface Guidelines Mac Powe...more

  • Cortex 81: The American Meme

    Feb 22 2019

    Grey has some project updates, Myke is feeling a little sad, and they both watch 'The American Meme'. This episode of Cortex is sponsored by: eero: Never think about WiFi again. Get $100 off the ‘Eero base unit and 2 beacons package’, and a year of eero Plus. Away: Travel smarter with the suitcase that charges your phone. Get $20 off with the code ‘cortex20’. Squarespace: Make your next move. Enter offer code CORTEX at checkout to get 10% off your first purchase. Links and Show Notes:...more

  • Cortex 80: Ice Fortress

    Feb 06 2019

    Grey conquered a deadline, Myke is in love all over again, and Slack has a new logo. This episode of Cortex is sponsored by: Freshbooks: Online invoicing made easy. Luna Display: The only hardware solution that turns your iPad into a wireless display for your Mac. Use promo code CORTEX at checkout for 10% off. Hello Fresh: Say Hello to Easy Home Cooking. Get $80 off your first month. Links and Show Notes Support Cortex with a Relay FM Membership Groundhog Day - Wikipedia Say hello, new logo ...more

  • Cortex 79: 2019 Yearly Themes

    Jan 01 2019

    Grey has a theme for 2019, Myke has two themes for 2019, and they both discuss why Yearly Themes are important to them. This episode of Cortex is sponsored by: Simple Contacts: Contact lens prescriptions from home: Use offer code CORTEX20 for $20 off your first order of contact lenses Freshbooks: Online invoicing made easy. Hover: Celebrate Hover’s 10 year anniversary with awesome promotions for a limited time only Links and Show Notes Support Cortex with a Relay FM Membership Cortex #44: E...more

  • Cortex 78: State of the Apps 2019

    Dec 18 2018

    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'. This episode of Cortex is sponsored by: Squarespace: Make your next move. Enter offer code CORTEX at checkout to get 10% off your first purchase. Fracture: Photos printed in vivid color directly on glass. Get 15% off! Away: Travel smarter with the suitcase that charges your phone. Get $20 off with the code ‘cortex20’. Links and Show Notes Support...more

  • Cortex 77: The Effective Executive

    Nov 27 2018

    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. This episode of Cortex is sponsored by: Squarespace: Make your next move. Enter offer code CORTEX at checkout to get 10% off your first purchase. Casper: Save 10% on your entire order with any Casper mattress for a limited time only. Hover: Show the world what you’re passionate about with 10% off your first purchase Links and Show Notes Don't miss out ...more

  • Cortex 76: PREPARE FOR CORTEX

    Oct 16 2018

    Grey is having some watch face issues, Myke refuses to sleep, and they both consider ‘who’s the boss?’. This episode of Cortex is sponsored by: Freshbooks: Online invoicing made easy. Casper: The Internet’s favourite mattress. Get $50 off select mattresses with the code ‘CORTEX’. Hello Fresh: Say Hello to Easy Home Cooking. Get $20 off your first 3 boxes. Links and Show Notes Support Cortex with a Relay FM Membership Buy Cortex Merch at CORTEXMERCH.COM! Google Pixel 3 Impressions! - MKBHD - ...more

  • Cortex 75: Home Again

    Oct 02 2018

    Myke has lots of music to share, Grey unveils the mystery of his Home Screen, and they both have new Apple Devices. This episode of Cortex is sponsored by: Squarespace: Make your next move. Enter offer code CORTEX at checkout to get 10% off your first purchase. Amazon Prime Video: Watch your favorite shows & movies anywhere, anytime. Start a 7-day free trial now. Fracture: Photos printed in vivid color directly on glass. Get 15% off! Links and Show Notes Don't miss out on LIMITED ED...more

  • Cortex 74: The Biggest Challenge of Being a Human

    Sep 19 2018

    Myke wants to make some changes, Grey is taking a break, and they are both excited about some big announcements. This episode of Cortex is sponsored by: Hover: Show the world what you’re passionate about with 10% off your first purchase WeTransfer: You make, we transfer. Audible: Helping you be a better you. Start your free trial today. Links and Show Notes Check out our new CORTEX MERCH line! iRobot’s latest Roomba remembers your home’s layout and empties itself - The Verge Ikea "Lamp" Co...more

  • Cortex 73: Clear the Cortex Decks

    Sep 04 2018

    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. This episode of Cortex is sponsored by: Casper: The Internet’s favourite mattress. Get $50 off select mattresses with the code ‘CORTEX’. Squarespace: Make your next move. Enter offer code CORTEX at checkout to get 10% off your first purchase. S...more

  • Cortex 72: Adulting Complete

    Aug 14 2018

    Myke got a Roomba, Grey has found peace with his to-do system, and they are both very excited about the Shortcuts beta. This episode of Cortex is sponsored by: Fracture: Photos printed in vivid color directly on glass. Get 15% off! Away: Travel smarter with the suitcase that charges your phone. Get $20 off with the code ‘cortex’. Squarespace: Make your next move. Enter offer code CORTEX at checkout to get 10% off your first purchase. Links and Show Notes Become a Relay FM member to support th...more

  • Cortex 71: Dark Synergy

    Jul 03 2018

    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. This episode of Cortex is sponsored by: Hover: Show the world what you’re passionate about with 10% off your first purchase Casper: The Internet’s favorite mattress. Take advantage of Casper’s limited time Fourth of July offer. Squarespace: Make your next move. Enter offer code CORTEX at checkout to get 10% off your first purchase. Links...more

  • Cortex 70: CORTEK - WWDC 2018

    Jun 11 2018

    Grey is excited about scooters, Myke had a monumental week, and they both have lots of thoughts about WWDC. This episode of Cortex is sponsored by: Fracture: Photos printed in vivid color, directly onto glass. Use this link for a special discount on your first order. Squarespace: Make your next move. Enter offer code CORTEX at checkout to get 10% off your first purchase. Freshbooks: Online invoicing made easy. Links and Show Notes Scooters Disappear From San Francisco Streets, for Now - Bloo...more

  • Cortex 69: Minimum Viable

    May 22 2018

    Grey needs more storage space, Myke built a gaming PC (nice!), and they both talk about what they want to see at WWDC. This episode of Cortex is sponsored by: WeTransfer: You make, we transfer. eero: Never think about WiFi again. Use code CORTEX for free overnight shipping. Casper: The Internet’s favorite mattress. Take advantage of Casper’s limited time Memorial Day offer. Links and Show Notes Discuss this episode on Reddit Grey is looking for f***y pack suggestions : CGPGrey2 Dwayne "The R...more

  • Cortex 68: A Noble Profession

    May 01 2018

    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. This episode of Cortex is sponsored by: Freshbooks: Online invoicing made easy. Casper: The Internet’s favourite mattress. Get $50 off select mattresses with the code ‘CORTEX’. Hover: Show the world what you’re passionate about with 10% off your first purchase Links and Show Notes The Fable of the Dragon-Tyrant - CGP Grey - Y...more

  • Cortex 67: "Entrepreneurs"

    Apr 04 2018

    Grey is having some charging troubles, Myke questions the benefit of courses, and they both talk about how they use the Apple Pencil. This episode of Cortex is sponsored by: Fracture: Photos printed in vivid color directly on glass. Use code CORTEX for 15% off. Squarespace: Make your next move. Enter offer code CORTEX at checkout to get 10% off your first purchase. Freshbooks: Online invoicing made easy. Links and Show Notes CORTEX MERCH - Available until April 10, 2018 Cortex Merch! Discu...more

  • Cortex 66: Triggers - Creating Behaviour That Lasts

    Mar 20 2018

    Myke has read Triggers, Grey tries to deal with a backlog, and they have amazing new merch available. This episode of Cortex is sponsored by: Indochino: Finely crafted, exceptionally priced menswear. Get 50% off any Premium suit with the code CORTEX. Simple Contacts: Contact lens prescriptions from home: Use offer code CORTEX for $30 off your contact lenses Away: Travel smarter with the suitcase that charges your phone. Get $20 off with the code ‘cortex’. Links and Show Notes NEW CORTEX MER...more

  • Cortex 65: Goals Are Dumb

    Mar 06 2018

    Myke has started a journal, Grey switched back to something, and they both answer some #askcortex questions. This episode of Cortex is sponsored by: Hover: Stand out to potential employers with 33% off the first year of your .ME domain Casper: The Internet’s favourite mattress. Get $50 off select mattresses with the code ‘CORTEX’. Freshbooks: Online invoicing made easy. Links and Show Notes The Pen Addict - Relay FM Amazon.com: Triggers by Marshall Goldsmith Playing for Fun - Relay FMMyke...more

  • Cortex 64: 6 Days to Air

    Feb 20 2018

    Grey is bringing order to task management, Myke is back to colourful backgrounds, and they both watched 6 Days to Air. This episode of Cortex is sponsored by: Indochino: Finely crafted, exceptionally priced menswear. Get 50% off any Premium suit with the code CORTEX. Backblaze: Unlimited cloud backup for Macs and PCs for just $5/month. Audible: You can’t make more time, but you can make the most of it. Start your free trial today. Links and Show Notes 6 Days to Air - Wikipedia South Park - W...more

  • Cortex 63: Flower Garden

    Feb 06 2018

    Grey has an iMac Pro, Myke has thoughts about vlogging, and they both have Yearly Theme updates. This episode of Cortex is sponsored by: Squarespace: Make your next move. Enter offer code CORTEX at checkout to get 10% off your first purchase. Freshbooks: Online invoicing made easy. Fracture: Photos printed in vivid color directly on glass. Use code CORTEX for 15% off. Links and Show Notes iMac Pro - Apple Grey's Office Diagram Cortex #20: New Year - Relay FMThe last time Grey and Myke discus...more

  • Cortex 62: 2018 Yearly Themes

    Jan 23 2018

    Myke has completed a 'Year of Less', Grey has completed a 'Year of Redirection', and they both have their 2018 Themes ready to go. This episode of Cortex is sponsored by: Hover: Show the world what you’re passionate about with 10% off your first purchase Casper: Start sleeping ahead of the curve. Get $50 off select mattresses with the code ‘CORTEX’. Freshbooks: Online invoicing made easy. Links and Show Notes Cortex #44: Existential Time Tracking - Relay FM Cortex #45: Cortex...more

  • Cortex 61: State of the Apps 2018

    Dec 19 2017

    Myke went to PodCon, Grey doesn't write articles anymore, and they both name their favourite software for 'State of the Apps 2018'. This episode of Cortex is sponsored by: Casper: Start sleeping ahead of the curve. Get $50 off with the code ‘CORTEX’. Squarespace: Make your next move. Enter offer code CORTEX at checkout to get 10% off your first purchase. Blue Apron: A better way to cook. Get $30 off your first delivery and FREE SHIPPING. Links and Show Notes PodCon Myke's PodCon ...more

  • Cortex 60: CorteX

    Nov 14 2017

    Grey has played Stardew Valley, Myke is taking stock of his technology, and they both have new iPhones. This episode of Cortex is sponsored by: Casper: Start sleeping ahead of the curve. Get $50 off with the code ‘CORTEX’. Squarespace: Make your next move. Enter offer code CORTEX at checkout to get 10% off your first purchase. Blue Apron: A better way to cook. Get $30 off your first delivery and FREE SHIPPING. Links and Show Notes Watch Grey and Myke as Animoji! iPhone X - Apple iPhone (1st...more

  • Cortex 59: The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People

    Oct 31 2017

    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. This episode of Cortex is sponsored by: Freshbooks: Online invoicing made easy. Hover: Show the world what you’re passionate about with 10% off your first purchase Timing: The automatic time tracking app for macOS. Use this link to get 10% off. Links and Show Notes Discuss this episode on Reddit Why Die? - CGP Grey - YouTube 24 Hours of Death, Part 1 - ...more

  • Cortex 58: The Opportunity of a Chair

    Oct 10 2017

    Grey moves office again, Myke wants to play a new farming game, and they both answer your #askcortex questions. This episode of Cortex is sponsored by: Casper: Because everyone deserves a great night sleep. Get $50 off with the code ‘CORTEX’ Squarespace: Make your next move. Enter offer code CORTEX at checkout to get 10% off your first purchase. Blue Apron: A better way to cook. Get 3 meals free with your first purchase, and free shipping! Links and Show Notes Samsung plans to sell a Galaxy ...more

  • Cortex 57: Bucketful of Internet

    Sep 26 2017

    Myke is waiting for a delivery, Grey evangelizes napping, and they both have thoughts about the iPhone X. This episode of Cortex is sponsored by: Eero: Never think about WiFi again. Use code CORTEX for free overnight shipping. Hover: Show the world what you’re passionate about with 10% off your first purchase Backblaze: Unlimited cloud backup for Macs and PCs for just $5/month Links and Show Notes Discuss this episode on Reddit Upgrade - Relay FMMyke's Technology Podcast with Jason Snell...more

  • Cortex 56: Castles Made of Sand

    Sep 12 2017

    Myke is very tired, Grey has many frustrations, and they both need to assess how iOS 11 will change their iPad Homescreens. This episode of Cortex is sponsored by: Casper: Because everyone deserves a great night sleep. Get $50 off with the code ‘CORTEX’ Blue Apron: A better way to cook. Get three meals free with your first purchase, and free shipping. Squarespace: Make your next move. Enter offer code CORTEX at checkout to get 10% off your first purchase. Links and Show Notes Please consider ...more

  • Cortex 55: Go for the Big Elephant

    Aug 22 2017

    Grey has made a grown up acquisition, Myke is having a laundry situation, and they both discuss working effectively in different locations. This episode of Cortex is sponsored by: Casper: Because everyone deserves a great night sleep. Get $50 off with the code ‘CORTEX’ Blue Apron: A better way to cook. Get three meals free with your first purchase, and free shipping. Squarespace: Make your next move. Enter offer code CORTEX at checkout to get 10% off your first purchase. Links and Show Notes ...more

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

    Aug 01 2017

    Grey thinks the end is nigh, Myke is making preperations, and they both review Homescreens from the past. This episode of Cortex is sponsored by: Hover: Domain names for your ideas. Get 10% off your first purchase. Audible: You can’t make more time, but you can make the most of it. Start your free trial today. Away: Travel smarter with the suitcase that charges your phone. Get $20 off with the code ‘cortex’. Links and Show Notes Discuss this episode on Reddit The Fast and the Furious - Wik...more

  • Cortex 53: Worst Business Decision Ever

    Jul 18 2017

    Myke is getting ready for a big trip, Grey recorded a Vlog, and they both give some thoughts on the updated #MultiPadLifestyle. This episode of Cortex is sponsored by: Casper: Diver deeper into the science behind the perfect mattress. Get $50 off with the code ‘CORTEX’ Blue Apron: A better way to cook. Get three meals free with your first purchase, and free shipping. Squarespace: Make your next move. Enter offer code CORTEX at checkout to get 10% off your first purchase. Links and Show Notes ...more

  • Cortex 52: CORTEK - WWDC 2017

    Jun 14 2017

    Myke got his wish, Grey gives Apple a performance review, and they both receive a magic box. This episode of Cortex is sponsored by: Casper: Diver deeper into the science behind the perfect mattress. Get $50 off with the code ‘CORTEX’ Blue Apron: A better way to cook. Get three meals free with your first purchase, and free shipping. Squarespace: Make your next move. Enter offer code CORTEX at checkout to get 10% off your first purchase. Links and Show Notes Discuss this episode on Reddit! WW...more

  • Cortex 51: Meeting for Lunch

    May 16 2017

    Grey spills the beans, Myke gets to gloat, and they both want to define productivity. This episode of Cortex is sponsored by: Dice.com: Don’t just look for a job – manage your tech career with Dice. Freshbooks: Online invoicing made easy. Audible: You can’t make more time, but you can make the most of it. Start your free trial today. Podcast Listener Survey: We rely on advertising as a way to support this show. If you could do us a favour and answer a few short questions, it would be really he...more

  • Cortex 50: Golden Anniversary

    May 02 2017

    Grey is a live streamer, Myke tries to resist making a clip show, and they both celebrate 50 episodes of Cortex This episode of Cortex is sponsored by: Hover: Domain names for your ideas. Get 10% off your first purchase. Casper: Because everyone deserves a great night sleep. Get $50 off with the code ‘CORTEX’ Blue Apron: A better way to cook. Get three meals free with your first purchase, and free shipping. Links and Show Notes Discuss this episode on Reddit! CGP Play - YouTubeGrey's Gam...more

  • Cortex 49: Waiting for the End

    Apr 05 2017

    Grey published a YouTube video, Myke is losing control, and they talk about Apple’s silence a few days before they make an announcement. This episode of Cortex is sponsored by: Freshbooks: Online invoicing made easy. Casper: Because everyone deserves a great night sleep. Get $50 off with the code ‘CORTEX’ Hover: Domain names for your ideas. Get 10% off your first purchase. Links and Show Notes Discuss this episode on Reddit! Social Security Cards Explained - YouTube Apple Acquires Workflow –...more

  • Cortex 48: Parade of Failures

    Mar 21 2017

    Grey took a secret photo, Myke took a chance, and they both cannot agree on how long you should stick it out. This episode of Cortex is sponsored by: Freshbooks: Online invoicing made easy. MVMT Watches: Get 15% off with free shipping. Dice.com: Don’t just look for a job – manage your tech career with Dice. Links and Show Notes Discuss this episode on Reddit! Hyperoptic | Fastest Fibre Broadband An example of Myke's internet speeds Flexibits | Fantastical 2 for iPhone Nintendo Switch REVIEW...more

  • Cortex 47: Picking Up the Breadcrumbs

    Mar 07 2017

    Grey is a leaf on the wind, Myke shares his thoughts on Todoist, and they both share their experiences on hiring and applying. This episode of Cortex is sponsored by: Casper: Because everyone deserves a great night sleep. Get $50 off with the code ‘CORTEX’ Freshbooks: Online invoicing made easy. Hover: Simplified domain management. Get 10% off your first purchase. Links and Show Notes Discuss this episode on Reddit! Todoist Zapier IFTTT Workflow — Powerful automation made simple. Enhanced To...more

  • Cortex 46: External Thinking Tool

    Feb 21 2017

    Grey turns to pen and paper, Myke switches to Todoist, and they both share what they wanted to be when they grew up. This episode of Cortex is sponsored by: Freshbooks: Online invoicing made easy. Ministry of Supply: Dress smarter. Work smarter. Get 15% off your first purchase. Dice.com: Don’t just look for a job – manage your tech career with Dice. Links and Show Notes Discuss this episode on Reddit! GoodNotes 4 - Notes & PDF on the App Store Grafiksyndikat - ("Frank") Todoist Fantastical Z...more

  • Cortex 45: Cortex Working Group

    Feb 07 2017

    Grey talks about the past few months, Myke is thinking about graphs, and they both provide more thoughts on time tracking. This episode of Cortex is sponsored by: Casper: Because everyone deserves a great night sleep. Get $50 off with the code ‘CORTEX’ Freshbooks: Online invoicing made easy. MVMT Watches: Get 15% off with free shipping. Links and Show Notes Discuss this episode on Reddit! Toggl - Time Tracker & Employee Timesheet Software Break Glass in Case of Emergency The Cortex Subreddit...more

  • Cortex 44: Existential Time Tracking

    Jan 24 2017

    Myke has started tracking his work time, Grey has started tracking all time, and they both talk about their themes for 2017. This episode of Cortex is sponsored by: Casper: Because everyone deserves a great night sleep. Get $50 off with the code ‘CORTEX’ Freshbooks: Online invoicing made easy. Hover: Simplified domain management. Use code CORTEX to get 10% off your first purchase. Links and Show Notes Discuss this episode on Reddit! Parrot BEBOP 2 | Parrot Store Official My Tattoo - Mykehurl...more

  • Cortex 43: Tornado Bigshot

    Dec 12 2016

    Myke discovered his ranking, Grey will not switch, and they both answer #askcortex questions before the Cortexmas season begins. This episode of Cortex is sponsored by: Squarespace: Enter offer code CORTEX at checkout to get 10% off your first purchase. Hover: Simplified domain management. Use code COTTAGE to get 10% off your first purchase. TrackR: Find lost items in seconds. Use the code CORTEX to get a free TrackR Bravo with any purchase. Casper: Because everyone deserves a great night slee...more

  • Cortex 42: All for the Vlog

    Nov 28 2016

    Grey heard a pop, Myke went to Ikea, and they both are frustrated with notifications. This episode of Cortex is sponsored by: Hover: Simplified domain management. Use code OFFICEMATE to get 10% off your first purchase. TrackR: Find lost items in seconds. Use the code CORTEX to get a free TrackR Bravo with any purchase. Blue Apron: A better way to cook. Links and Show Notes Buy the Monkey Brain Shirt - US SHIPPING Buy the Monkey Brain Shirt - EU SHIPPING Discuss this episode on Reddit! Myke ...more

  • Cortex 41: Spiralling

    Nov 18 2016

    Myke is dealing with house renovations, Grey is making lots of videos, and they both answer some questions about how this show is made. This episode of Cortex is sponsored by: Squarespace: Enter offer code CORTEX at checkout to get 10% off your first purchase. Blue Apron: A better way to cook. Indochino: Finely crafted, exceptionally priced menswear. Get 50% off any Premium suit with the code CORTEX. Links and Show Notes Buy the Monkey Brain Shirt - US SHIPPING Buy the Monkey Brain Shirt - ...more

  • Cortex 40: The Rules for Rulers

    Oct 28 2016

    Grey finally finished a big project, Myke bought a ticket to Vidcon, and they are both very excited about a piece of paper. This episode of Cortex is sponsored by: TrackR: Find lost items in seconds. Use the code CORTEX to get a free TrackR Bravo with any purchase. Blue Apron: A better way to cook. Indochino: Finely crafted, exceptionally priced menswear. Get 50% off any Premium suit with the code CORTEX. Links and Show Notes Discuss this episode on Reddit! The Rules for Rulers - CGP Grey - ...more

  • Cortex 39: You'll Never Guess What Happens!

    Oct 17 2016

    Grey's productivity is being disrupted, Myke is giving in to the tropes of Youtube, and they both played PewDiePie's Tuber Simulator. This episode of Cortex is sponsored by: Hover: Simplified domain management. Use code DISHWASHER to get 10% off your first purchase. Backblaze: The unlimited, native backup solution for your Mac and PC Indochino: Finely crafted, exceptionally priced menswear. Get 50% off any Premium suit with the code CORTEX. Links and Show Notes Discuss this episode o...more

  • Cortex 38: A Vlog Is What You Make It

    Oct 03 2016

    Myke is starting a Youtube channel, Grey's office is ruined, and they both share their current phone homescreens. This episode of Cortex is sponsored by: Casper: Because everyone deserves a great night sleep. Get $50 off with the code ‘CORTEX’ Squarespace: Enter offer code CORTEX at checkout to get 10% off your first purchase. TrackR: Find lost items in seconds. Get 30% off with the code CORTEX. Links and Show Notes Discuss this episode on Reddit! Grey's Writing Sanctuary (Office space) ...more

  • Cortex 37: Doomsday Bunker

    Sep 19 2016

    Myke is very excited about stickers, Grey is happy with the MacBook Adorable, and they both try to get their head around Youtube Demonitization. This episode of Cortex is sponsored by: Freshbooks: Online invoicing made easy. Blue Apron: A better way to cook. Hover: Simplified domain management. Use code CARETEX to get 10% off your first purchase. Links and Show Notes Discuss this episode on Reddit! Myke sends stickers to Grey XOXO Festival Top Four #19: Cereals From A Van 🚐 - Relay FM YouT...more

  • Cortex 36: Cortex Cottage

    Sep 06 2016

    Myke deals with disruptions, Grey had a successful summer, and they both discover the world's largest Youtuber. This episode of Cortex is sponsored by: Squarespace: Enter offer code CORTEX at checkout to get 10% off your first purchase. Freshbooks: Online invoicing made easy. Blue Apron: A better way to cook. Links and Show Notes Discuss this episode on Reddit! Stainless Steel Drinking Straws - Amazon The Ring Post - Myke's Professional Wrestling Podcast Myke Hurley on Instagram: “Well, ...more

  • Cortex 35: An Episode Out of Time 2: Out of Timer

    Aug 24 2016

    Grey wants more vacations, Myke gets overwhelmed, and they both learn to work better together. This episode of Cortex is sponsored by: Casper: Because everyone deserves a great night sleep. Get $50 off with the code ‘CORTEX’ Squarespace: Enter offer code CORTEX at checkout to get 10% off your first purchase. Hover: Simplified domain management. Use code YEAROFLESS to get 10% off your first purchase. Links and Show Notes Discuss this episode on Reddit! Youtubers Life on Steam YOUTUBERS LIFE (...more

  • Cortex 34: Punch Card System

    Jul 26 2016

    Grey got help with animation, Myke imagines trucking in VR, and they both get distracted by keyboards with rainbow LEDs. This episode of Cortex is sponsored by: Pingdom: Start monitoring your websites and servers today. Use offer CORTEX for 20% off. Freshbooks: Online invoicing made easy. Hover: Simplified domain management. Use code CORTEXMAS to get 10% off your first purchase. Links and Show Notes Discuss this episode on Reddit! The Cortek and Caretex Artwork Razer Mechanical Keyboard Case...more

  • Cortex 33: Cortek

    Jul 11 2016

    Grey has finished conferencing, Myke's ready to give advice, and they both are upset with Evernote. This episode of Cortex is sponsored by: Freshbooks: Online invoicing made easy. Squarespace: Enter offer code CORTEX at checkout to get 10% off your first purchase. Pingdom: Start monitoring your websites and servers today. Use offer CORTEX for 20% off. Links and Show Notes Discuss this episode on Reddit! Grey sneaks in to WWDC Lisp (programming language) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia...more

  • Cortex 32: Dropping Acid

    Jun 23 2016

    Myke holds an event, Grey experiences open offices, and they both had a VR experience. This episode of Cortex is sponsored by: PDFpen, from Smile: The ultimate tool for editing PDFs. Hover: Simplified domain management. Use code TRAVEL to get 10% off your first purchase. Freshbooks: Online invoicing made easy. Links and Show Notes Discuss this episode on Reddit! Connected #95: RelayCon WWDC 2016 - Relay FM Myke wearing his wooden bow tie A (less angry) photo of Myke in his bowtie Relay FM on...more

  • Cortex 31: Later Comes Eventually

    Jun 12 2016

    Grey buys a travel computer, Myke keeps making new podcasts, and they both discuss collaborating with others. This episode of Cortex is sponsored by: Casper: Because everyone deserves a great night sleep. Get $50 off with the code ‘CORTEX’ Squarespace: Enter offer code CORTEX at checkout to get 10% off your first purchase. Igloo: An intranet you’ll actually like, free for up to 10 people. Links and Show Notes Discuss this episode on Reddit! Video Submissions #1 Video Submissions #2 Ungeniuse...more

  • Cortex 30: Cortexaversary

    May 30 2016

    Grey got through the video submissions, Myke keeps the wheel turning, and they both celebrate a special occasion. This episode of Cortex is sponsored by: TextExpander, from Smile: Simply indispensable. Freshbooks: Online invoicing made easy. Blue Apron: A better way to cook. Links and Show Notes Discuss this episode on Reddit! Cortex Touch Typing Questionnaire Sample Data - Google Sheets Underscore David Smith's interpretation of the data. Chuck's interpretation of the data. Jeff's interpret...more

  • Cortex 29: Dvorak

    May 16 2016

    Grey has opened up job applications, Myke is intrigued by Dvorak keyboards and they both get sucked in to yet another new email app. This episode of Cortex is sponsored by: Freshbooks: Online invoicing made easy. Hover: Simplified domain management. Use code DVORAK to get 10% off your first purchase. Pingdom: Start monitoring your websites and servers today. Use offer CORTEX for 20% off. Links and Show Notes Discuss this episode on Reddit! Looking for Freelance Help with CGPGrey Animations ...more

  • Cortex 28: Formalizing and Systematizing

    May 02 2016

    Myke fixes problems, Grey automates his to-do list, and they both discuss hiring people. This episode of Cortex is sponsored by: Squarespace: Enter offer code CORTEX at checkout to get 10% off your first purchase. Freshbooks: Online invoicing made easy. Igloo: An intranet you’ll actually like, free for up to 10 people. Links and Show Notes Discuss this episode on Reddit! The Pen Addict #200: Episode 200, Live from the Atlanta Pen Show 2016 - Relay FM Who: The A Method for Hiring | Geoff Smar...more

  • Cortex 27: Danger Inches Away

    Apr 18 2016

    Grey suffers with RSI problems, Myke bought an iPad, and they both go trucking across America. This episode of Cortex is sponsored by: PDFpenPro, from Smile: The All-Purpose PDF Editing Tool Freshbooks: Online invoicing made easy. Hover: Simplified domain management. Use code CAMPAIGN to get 10% off your first purchase. Links and Show Notes Artwork by Cody Williams Discuss this episode on Reddit! Should all locks have keys? Phones, Castles, Encryption, and You. - YouTube The Trouble with T...more

  • Cortex 26: Pick your Poison

    Apr 05 2016

    Grey is frustrated with to-do apps, Myke is frustrated by passport control, and they both take another look at their homescreens. This episode of Cortex is sponsored by: Casper: Because everyone deserves a great night sleep. Get $50 off with the code ‘CORTEX’ Squarespace: Enter offer code CORTEX at checkout to get 10% off your first purchase. Freshbooks: Online invoicing made easy. Links and Show Notes Discuss this episode on Reddit! Q&A With Grey #3: Millenia of Human Attention - YouTube Wh...more

  • Cortex 25: Creativity, inc.

    Mar 21 2016

    Myke is ruined, Grey (maybe) gets an office, and they both read Creativity Inc. This episode of Cortex is sponsored by: PDFpenPro, from Smile: The All-Purpose PDF Editing Tool Igloo: An intranet you’ll actually like, free for up to 10 people. Hover: Simplified domain management. Use code CREATIVITY to get 10% off your first purchase. Links and Show Notes The Official Grey/Hurley 2016 T-shirt Only available until April 1, 2016. Discuss this episode on Reddit! Myke's Seat on the Plane What ...more

  • Cortex 24: Open Field In Every Direction

    Mar 08 2016

    Myke stayed up too late, Grey shares his calendaring philosophy, and they are both relieved about a change of course. This episode of Cortex is sponsored by: Ministry of Supply: Menswear made smarter. Use ‘cortex’ for 15% off your first purchase. Squarespace: Enter offer code CORTEX at checkout to get 10% off your first purchase. Audible: With over 180,000 audiobooks, you’ll find what you’re looking for. Get a free 30-day trial. Links and Show Notes Myke's Current Business Cards Apple isn't...more

  • Cortex 23: Business Monk

    Feb 22 2016

    Grey went on another 'Workcation', Myke just wants to share, and they both have more to say about the Apple Pencil. This episode of Cortex is sponsored by: Hover: Simplified domain management. Use code PENCIL to get 10% off your first purchase. PDFpen, from Smile: The Swiss Army Knife for working with PDFs. Ministry of Supply: Menswear made smarter. Use ‘cortex’ for 15% off your first purchase. Links and Show Notes Discuss this episode on Reddit! The 100 coolest people in UK tech - B...more

  • Cortex 22: Statistics Aren't Everything

    Feb 08 2016

    Myke is sick, Grey hits two million YouTube subscribers, and they are both very upset about Apple Pencil support in iOS 9.3. This episode of Cortex is sponsored by: Casper: Because everyone deserves a great night sleep. Get $50 off with the code ‘CORTEX’. Squarespace: Build it beautiful. Use code ‘CORTEX’ for 10% off. Igloo: An intranet you’ll actually like, free for up to 10 people. Links and Show Notes Discuss this episode on Reddit! Clear Lakes 44 | Marble Hornets - YouTube Slender Man - ...more

  • Cortex 21: The E-Myth Revisited

    Jan 25 2016

    Grey wants to do less, Myke has a new toy, and they both read The E-Myth Revisited. This episode of Cortex is sponsored by: PDFpen, from Smile: The Swiss Army Knife for working with PDFs. Igloo: An intranet you’ll actually like, free for up to 10 people. Hover: Simplified domain management. Use code TRUCKING to get 10% off your first purchase. Links and Show Notes Discuss this episode on Reddit! The E-Myth Revisited: Amazon.com The E-Myth Revisited Audiobook | Michael E. Gerber | Audible Bir...more

  • Cortex 20: New Year

    Jan 11 2016

    Grey comes back to the internet, Myke is thinking about New Year's Resolutions, and they both answer some #AskCortex questions. This episode of Cortex is sponsored by: Backblaze: Online backup made easy, for just $5/month. Squarespace: Build it beautiful. Use code ‘CORTEX’ for 10% off. Audible: With over 180,000 audiobooks, you’ll find what you’re looking for. Get a free 30-day trial. Links and Show Notes Discuss this episode on Reddit! Pigment - The only true coloring book experience fo...more

  • Cortex 19: Brick of Obligation

    Dec 14 2015

    Grey gets a battery, Myke loses Mailbox, and they both consider what their future computers could be. This episode of Cortex is sponsored by: TextExpander 5, from Smile: Improve Your Communication with TextExpander. Need: a curated retailer and lifestyle publication for the modern gentleman. Get 25% off with the code OILSFORYOURBEARD. Hover: Simplified domain management. Use code BREAK to get 10% off your first purchase. Links and Show Notes Discuss this episode on Reddit! Star Wars: 100 Ima...more

  • Cortex 18: King in a Castle

    Nov 30 2015

    Grey published a video, Myke played some video games, and they both had hipster coffee. This episode of Cortex is sponsored by: Igloo: An intranet you'll actually like, free for up to 10 people. Audible: Get yourself a 30 day free trial by singing up at http://audible.com/cortex Hover: Simplified Domain Management. Use code 'BREAK' for 10% off your first purchase. Links and Show Notes Discuss this episode on Reddit! Euro Truck Simulator 2 Goat Simulator SteelSeries Nimbus Wireles...more

  • Cortex 17: Dialing Down

    Nov 17 2015

    Grey takes time away from the Internet, Myke takes time away from Twitter, and they both get an iPad Pro. This episode of Cortex is sponsored by: TextExpander, from Smile: Improve Your Communication with TextExpander. Hover: Simplified Domain Management. Use code 'HIPSTER' for 10% off your first purchase. Fracture: Photos printed in vivid color directly on glass. Use code 'CORTEX' to get 15% off. Links and Show Notes Discuss this episode on Reddit! Dialing Down — CGP Grey Ana...more

  • Cortex 16: Structural Trust

    Nov 02 2015

    Myke makes an official statement, Grey drives a truck across Europe, and they both discuss sharing responsibilities in their business. This episode of Cortex is sponsored by: Casper: Because everyone deserves a great night sleep. Get $50 off with the code 'CORTEX' Fracture: Photos printed in vivid color directly on glass. Use code 'CORTEX' to get 15% off. Igloo: An intranet you'll actually like, free for up to 10 people. Links and Show Notes Discuss this episode on Reddit...more

  • Cortex 15: Tempest in a Teapot

    Oct 19 2015

    Myke explains beard oil, Grey mourns the loss of his iMac, and they both discuss the moral minefield of ad blocking. This episode of Cortex is sponsored by: Cloak: Stay safe online with a super-simple VPN. Get 20% your subscription plan by visiting getcloak.com/cortex. PDFpen 7, from Smile: The ultimate, all-purpose PDF editor. Igloo: An intranet you'll actually like, free for any team of up to 10 people. Links and Show Notes Discuss this episode on Reddit! A Conference About Building Bu...more

  • Cortex 14: Conflicted About Email

    Oct 05 2015

    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. This episode of Cortex is sponsored by: 1Password: Put password in their place. Igloo: An intranet you'll actually like, free for up to 10 people. Hover: Simplified Domain Management. Use code 'RULEOFTWO' for 10% off your first purchase. Links and Show Notes Discuss this episode on Reddit! Slow C...more

  • Cortex 13: Trail of Tears

    Sep 19 2015

    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. This episode of Cortex is sponsored by: Smile: Save 20% on PDFpen, PDFpenPro, or TextExpander by using the coupon code 'Cortex' at checkout. Offer ends October 15th, 2015. Hover: Simplified Domain Management. Use code 'MONKEYBRAIN' for 10% off your first purchase. Squarespace: Build it Beau...more

  • Cortex 12: The Rule of Two

    Sep 07 2015

    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. This episode of Cortex is sponsored by: Casper: Because everyone deserves a great night sleep. Get $50 off with the code 'CORTEX' Harry's: An exceptional shave at a fraction of the price. Use code CORTEX for $5 off your first purchase Squarespace: Build it Beautiful. Use code CORTEX for 10...more

  • Cortex 11: 0% Entertaining

    Aug 28 2015

    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. This episode of Cortex is sponsored by: TextExpander, from Smile: Type more with less effort. Fracture: Photos printed in vivid color directly on glass. Use code 'CORTEX' to get 15% off Squarespace: Build it Beautiful. Use code CORTEX for 10% off Links and Show Notes Buy a Cortex...more

  • Cortex 10: Zero Artistic Skills

    Aug 14 2015

    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. This episode of Cortex is sponsored by: Fracture: Photos printed in vivid color directly on glass. Use code 'CORTEX' to get 15% off. Hover: Simplified Domain Management. Use code 'SCHEDULE' for 10% off your first purchase. Squarespace: Build it Beautiful. Use code CORTEX for 10% off L...more

  • Cortex 9: Draft A Day

    Aug 07 2015

    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. This episode of Cortex is sponsored by: Harvest: Simple, beautiful online time-tracking software. Use code CORTEX for 50% off your first month. Igloo: An intranet you'll actually like, free for up to 10 people. Warby Parker: Glasses should not cost as much as an iPhone. Links and Show No...more

  • Cortex 8: An Episode Out Of Time

    Jul 24 2015

    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?'. This episode of Cortex is sponsored by: Harvest: Simple, beautiful online time-tracking software. Use code CORTEX for 50% off your first month. Igloo: An intranet you'll actually like, free for up to 10 people. Links and Show Notes...more

  • Cortex 7: Ultimately a Nightmare

    Jul 20 2015

    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. This episode of Cortex is sponsored by: TextExpander 5, from Smile: Type more with less effort. Squarespace: Build it Beautiful. Use code CORTEX for 10% off Links and Show Notes Discuss this episode on Reddit A Conference About Building Businesses | Release ...more

  • Cortex 6: General Purpose Problem

    Jul 10 2015

    This week Grey and Myke discuss why it’s important to have hobbies, before beginning to tackle the discussion of Email. This episode of Cortex is sponsored by: Audible: Get yourself a free audiobook by singing up at audible.com/cortex. Igloo: An intranet you'll actually like, free for up to 10 people. Links and Show Notes Discuss this episode on Reddit! Dayton Fashion Week Let's Play (video gaming) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia XCOM: Ironman Impossible #1 - Secret Serpent - YouTube ...more

  • Cortex 5: Work Simulator

    Jul 03 2015

    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. This episode of Cortex is sponsored by: Hover: Simplified Domain Management. Use code 'BRAINS' for 10% off your first purchase. Harry's: An exceptional shave at a fraction of the price. Use code CORTEX for $5 off your first purchase Links and Show Notes Not the Confederate Flag - YouTube Hottes...more

  • Cortex 4: Posting Day

    Jun 26 2015

    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. This episode of Cortex is sponsored by: Igloo: An intranet you'll actually like, free for up to 10 people. The Focus Course: A 40-day, self-guided, online course, that is all about helpin...more

  • Cortex 3: Good for Brain Health

    Jun 19 2015

    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. This episode of Cortex is sponsored by: Casper: Because everyone deserves a great night sleep. Get $50 off with the code 'CORTEX' Igloo: An intranet you'll actually like, free for up to 10 people. Field Notes: Buy a year-long Colors subscription starting with the Workshop Companion, and use the ...more

  • Cortex 2: Redundant Office

    Jun 12 2015

    This week Myke and Grey talk about working environments, what is the ideal and how different places can shape the work performed in them. This episode of Cortex is sponsored by: OmniFocus from The Omni Group: Now on the Apple Watch. Links and Show Notes Myke's New Homescreen Myke's Second Screen Twelve South HiRise Deluxe Iteration — CGP GreyGrey's script writing process. GIRL TALK - ALL DAY Girl Talk Shop Retro-Active Pt. 1 | Brave Wave Inquisitive - Relay FM Virtual - Relay FM Jaybir...more

  • Cortex 1: I Don't Really Like Work

    Jun 03 2015

    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. This episode of Cortex is sponsored by: Backblaze: Online backup made easy, for just $5/month. Igloo: An intranet you'll actually like, free for up to 10 people. Links and Show Notes Hello Internet Apple - iMac with Retina 5K display Wacom | Interactive Pen Displays & Tablet Styluses WASD Keyboards Custom Mechanical Keyboards and Cherry MX Keyc...more