Cal Newport

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Cal Newport is an associate professor of computer science at Georgetown University, where he specializes in the theory of distributed systems. He's the author of seven books, including "A World Without Email," "Digital Minimalism" and "Deep Work." 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. Cal lives with his wife and three sons in Takoma Park, Maryland.