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Ep 64:Interview: Mai: Philosopher, language/book geek & Creator of the Intellect Grime YouTube Channel

October 23rd, 2018

Mai, Creator of the Intellect Grime YouTube Channel, is an Egyptian YouTuber who produces content about Philosophy, languages and books. She learned about blogs from YouTube, has been on and off Facebook for years and uses an app to track her mobile phone usage. In short, she is an inspiring example of how we can take agency of our online selves. In this episode we talk about her virtual chronology as she grew up in Egypt and as she moved to the UK for university. Did her move IRL effect her actions VRL? What is VRL? Have a listen to find out all of this and more.

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Mentioned in this episode:

Intro: Tube to Pod YouTube channel

YouTube’s BookTube

Moment app

IRL and VRL (virtual real life)

Conversations with People Who Hate Me: Dylan Marron

Podcast Brunch Club

Smart Brown Girl

Music courtesy of Damon Castillo,

Song "I Hope You Figured It Out" on the "Mess of Me" album.

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