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"Technological Empathy" - [An Interim Wind Down Newsletter]

Published 5 months ago • 1 min read

Dear Reader,

Last week, I had the pleasure of chatting with David Sparks and Stephen Hackett on their Mac Power Users podcast.

As always, I had a lot of fun waxing eloquently, not so eloquently, and everywhere in between on matters of technology, with a momentary ode to boardgames and music.

​Click the button to listen to the MPU podcast episode:

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Kourosh Dini, MD

Kourosh Dini, MD is a psychiatrist, productivity expert, author, and musician.

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