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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 103: A New Widgety World
Grey wants to know what's going on, Myke is changing things up, and they both talk about WWDC 2020.
Jun 29, 2020
Cortex 102: Lockdown Productivity
Grey is doing good, Myke is busier than ever, and they both talk about how to live and work entirely at home.
May 25, 2020
Cortex 101: Productivity 101
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.
May 11, 2020
Cortex 100: Quarantime
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.
Apr 21, 2020
Cortex 99: Epi5ode Out of Time
Grey questions the narrator, Myke is in a commemorative mood, and they both watched 'Inside Bill's Brain'.
Mar 30, 2020
Cortex 98: A Stable Stack of Bricks
Grey got a gift he cannot use, Myke is still outfitting Mega Studio, and they both discuss clarity in projects.
Mar 17, 2020
Cortex 97: The Share Square
Grey has been doing headphone testing, Myke has a big new project, and they are both dealing with sizeable disruptions.
Feb 26, 2020
Cortex 96: Levels, Levels
Grey keeps changing his set up, Myke has a new wireless charger, and they both follow up on Yearly Themes.
Jan 29, 2020
Cortex 95: 2020 Yearly Themes
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.
Dec 31, 2019
Cortex 94: State of the Apps 2020
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'.
Dec 10, 2019
Cortex 93: The Memory of Somebody Else
Grey gets a tech news update, Myke is looking back, and they both answer some #askcortex questions.
Nov 26, 2019
Cortex 92: Time Continuum Consequences
Grey is back on the internet, Myke is upset about mischief, and they both got some new devices.
Oct 28, 2019
Cortex 91: An Episode Out of Time 4: Revenge of the Time
Grey is stuck in a time paradox, Myke shares how many journals he ordered, and they both watch Jiro Dreams of Sushi.
Sep 23, 2019
Cortex 90: Moretex
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.
Sep 12, 2019
Cortex 89: Everything is Constant Always
Grey needs recommendations, Myke tests a new ergonomic arrangement, and they both answer some #askcortex questions.
Aug 13, 2019
Cortex 88: Cortex Airport
Grey tested his resolve, Myke is struggling with manufacturing, and they both talk about their current bag setup.
Jul 30, 2019
Cortex 87: The Theme System Journal
Grey got Maps, Myke got an operating system, and they both created a journal.
Jun 11, 2019
Cortex 86: I Like Maps
Grey is back in the desert, Myke is excited about a new app, and they both have expectations for WWDC.
May 28, 2019
Cortex 85: Grey's Non-Linear Life
Grey published a vlog, Myke is back to Mega Office, and they both know what day starts the week.
May 09, 2019
Cortex 84: Radiating Anxiety
Grey sparks joy, Myke is thinking about career length, and they both answer some #askcortex questions.
Apr 23, 2019
Cortex 83: 7 Days Out
Grey broke a routine, Myke dealt with a huge deadline, and they both watched 7 Days Out: Eleven Madison Park.
Mar 26, 2019
Cortex 82: Screen Crimes
Grey's had some time to himself, Myke was cold, and they both compare their Screen Time statistics.
Mar 12, 2019
Cortex 81: The American Meme
Grey has some project updates, Myke is feeling a little sad, and they both watch 'The American Meme'.
Feb 22, 2019
Cortex 80: Ice Fortress
Grey conquered a deadline, Myke is in love all over again, and Slack has a new logo.
Feb 06, 2019
Cortex 79: 2019 Yearly Themes
Grey has a theme for 2019, Myke has two themes for 2019, and they both discuss why Yearly Themes are important to them.
Jan 01, 2019
Cortex 78: State of the Apps 2019
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'.
Dec 18, 2018
Cortex 77: The Effective Executive
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.
Nov 27, 2018
Grey is having some watch face issues, Myke refuses to sleep, and they both consider ‘who’s the boss?’.
Oct 16, 2018
Cortex 75: Home Again
Myke has lots of music to share, Grey unveils the mystery of his Home Screen, and they both have new Apple Devices.
Oct 02, 2018
Cortex 74: The Biggest Challenge of Being a Human
Myke wants to make some changes, Grey is taking a break, and they are both excited about some big announcements.
Sep 19, 2018
Cortex 73: Clear the Cortex Decks
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.
Sep 04, 2018
Cortex 72: Adulting Complete
Myke got a Roomba, Grey has found peace with his to-do system, and they are both very excited about the Shortcuts beta.
Aug 14, 2018
Cortex 71: Dark Synergy
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.
Jul 03, 2018
Cortex 70: CORTEK - WWDC 2018
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
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
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"
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Grey spills the beans, Myke gets to gloat, and they both want to define _productivity_.
May 16, 2017
Cortex 50: Golden Anniversary
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Grey heard a pop, Myke went to Ikea, and they both are frustrated with notifications.
Nov 28, 2016
Cortex 41: Spiralling
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
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!
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
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
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
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
Grey wants more vacations, Myke gets overwhelmed, and they both learn to work better together.
Aug 24, 2016
Cortex 34: Punch Card System
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
Grey has finished conferencing, Myke's ready to give advice, and they both are upset with Evernote.
Jul 11, 2016
Cortex 32: Dropping Acid
Myke holds an event, Grey experiences open offices, and they both had a VR experience.
Jun 23, 2016
Cortex 31: Later Comes Eventually
Grey buys a travel computer, Myke keeps making new podcasts, and they both discuss collaborating with others.
Jun 12, 2016
Cortex 30: Cortexaversary
Grey got through the video submissions, Myke keeps the wheel turning, and they both celebrate a special occasion.
May 30, 2016
Cortex 29: Dvorak
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
Myke fixes problems, Grey automates his to-do list, and they both discuss hiring people.
May 02, 2016
Cortex 27: Danger Inches Away
Grey suffers with RSI problems, Myke bought an iPad, and they both go trucking across America.
Apr 18, 2016
Cortex 26: Pick your Poison
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.
Myke is ruined, Grey (maybe) gets an office, and they both read Creativity Inc.
Mar 21, 2016
Cortex 24: Open Field In Every Direction
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
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
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
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
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
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
Grey published a video, Myke played some video games, and they both had hipster coffee.
Nov 30, 2015
Cortex 17: Dialing Down
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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