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New York Times bestselling author Cal Newport is coming to LIFT Labs for a virtual fireside chat with Comcast’s Chief Technology Officer, Matt Zelesko. You don’t want to miss this insightful discussion about themes in Newport’s new book, “A World Without Email,” touching on the future of technology and how it will help us achieve a more intentional and productive work life.


Cal Newport

Author, Georgetown Professor

Cal Newport is an associate professor of computer science at Georgetown University, where he specializes in the theory of distributed systems, as well as a New York Times bestselling author who writes for a broader audience about the intersection of technology and culture. He’s the author of seven books, including Digital Minimalism, Deep Work, and most recently A World Without Email. He’s also a regular contributor on these topics to national publications such as The New Yorker, The New York Times, and Wired, and is a frequent guest on NPR. His blog, Study Hacks, which he’s been publishing since 2007, attracts over three million visits a year. He lives with his wife and three sons in Takoma Park, Maryland.

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