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The complicated reality of returning to offices
What’s changed about working and offices seven months into the pandemic?
6 min
402
Facebook and Twitter vs. the New York Post
Facebook and Twitter moderated an article about Hunter Biden. Republicans now want to take action against the companies.
7 min
403
Zuckerberg’s other political battle
A 40-year-old landmark tax law in California
9 min
404
Covid-19 tests at the airport
With the travel industry battered by Covid, airlines are scrambling to sell tickets.
6 min
405
Why digital voter suppression is so hard to stop
What we’ve learned from the 2016 election.
9 min
406
Nobel Prize winner Jennifer Doudna, co-inventor...
Doudna on the promise and perils of CRISPR
8 min
407
Amazon’s leaked union memo
Why Amazon calls unionization a “threat”
9 min
408
Does Big Tech want four more years of Trump?
Comparing Silicon Valley leaders to Wall Street’s
6 min
409
Facebook takes a stand against Trump’s Covid lies
but can they stop him from downplaying the virus?
9 min
410
Google's antitrust troubles
The DOJ's lawsuit against the company explained
5 min
411
The Internet, From Space
Coming soon, from a satellite near you.
6 min
412
Covid-19's Long Haulers
Covid-19 can last a lot longer than two weeks.
8 min
413
Why QAnon thrives on social media
And why it’s playing a major role in politics
10 min
414
Why some Democrats dislike Reid Hoffman
The role of Silicon Valley billionaires in politics
9 min
415
Why religious leaders are becoming content crea...
Religious communities are pivoting to online services
8 min
416
Why Section 230 is under attack
Attorney General Barr recently sent a proposal to Congress outlining his preferred changes to the law.
7 min
417
Biden's Influencers
Recode's Rebecca Heilweil explains how the Biden campaign has partnered with lifestyle celebrities across the web.
5 min
418
Trump’s TikTok Trouble Continues
The latest in the TikTok story
6 min
419
Zuckerberg’s $100 million gift to Newark 10 yea...
How opinions have shifted about billionaire philanthropy
9 min
420
How to start a startup
The origin story behind the popular business newsletter, Morning Brew
8 min
421
Should you buy your grandma a robot?
Some social robots have been shown to improve health outcomes in elderly patients.
8 min
422
How you can stop the spread of misinformation
Is your uncle spreading fake news on Facebook? Here's how to talk to him about it.
7 min
423
Can Oracle save TikTok?
or will the app be banned in the U.S.?
9 min
424
What comes after Zoom Fatigue?
The future of video chat tech
7 min
425
Can Facebook stop election interference?
How the company is preparing for the election in November
8 min
426
Can Walmart+ Beat Amazon Prime?
There's a new subscription service on the block. And it's from Walmart.
6 min
427
Call of Duty
The military has a history of using video games to recruit. So why was there a backlash when its soldier-gamers started playing online?
24 min
428
Apple's Lisa Jackson on racial justice
A special interview with the Apple exec on her definition of racial justice and how she plans to merge her background in environmental sustainability with the company’s Racial Equity and Justice Initiative.
26 min
429
The one sport that’s doing it right
Why we all should take a page out of roller derby’s reopening playbook.
26 min
430
Why QAnon is here to stay
QAnon was born and perpetuated on the internet. What is it and why is it dangerous?
21 min
431
Can the government ban TikTok?
Can the government ban TikTok?
18 min
432
TikTok in prison
TikTok in prison
23 min
433
Facebook's fact-check 'loophole'
Facebook's fact-check 'loophole'
24 min
434
"Netflix is a team, not a family"
"Netflix is a team, not a family"
40 min
435
Covid-19 "long-haulers" find a community online
Covid-19 "long-haulers" find a community online
26 min
436
K-pop’s online activism for Black Lives Matter ...
K-pop’s online activism for Black Lives Matter is complicated
32 min
437
Reset is now weekly
Reset is now weekly
2 min
438
What it means to make music in 2020
What it means to make music in 2020
32 min
439
Video games are the new concert venues
Video games are the new concert venues
21 min
440
Protesting during a pandemic
Protesting during a pandemic
19 min
441
The case for banning Trump on social media
The case for banning Trump on social media
17 min
442
Tear gas, explained
Tear gas, explained
28 min
443
Facebook’s employee revolt
Facebook’s employee revolt
23 min
444
How Congress is trying to end child abuse online
How Congress is trying to end child abuse online
24 min
445
Trump vs. Twitter
Trump vs. Twitter
25 min
446
Inside baseball’s pitch to play again
Inside baseball’s pitch to play again
30 min
447
The speed of coronavirus science has consequences
The speed of coronavirus science has consequences
22 min
448
Why lo-fi is the perfect background music
Why lo-fi is the perfect background music
35 min
449
Until a vaccine arrives
Until a vaccine arrives
25 min
450
Netflix and quarantine
Netflix and quarantine
23 min
451
Covid-19's emotional toll on healthcare workers
Covid-19's emotional toll on healthcare workers
25 min
452
Elon Musk fought the law and Elon won
Elon Musk fought the law and Elon won
24 min
453
The future of work pt. 2
The future of work pt. 2
18 min
454
The future of work pt 1
The future of work pt 1
22 min
455
Covid-19 puts other medical research on pause
Covid-19 puts other medical research on pause
23 min
456
The preppers of Silicon Valley
The preppers of Silicon Valley
24 min
457
The small U.S. town that tested everyone
The small U.S. town that tested everyone
18 min
458
Working in Space, from home
Working in Space, from home
19 min
459
The science of digital music and why analog isn...
The science of digital music and why analog isn’t actually better
29 min
460
The teens tricking Instagram
The teens tricking Instagram
23 min
461
How coronavirus is impacting education
How coronavirus is impacting education
26 min
462
The 5G coronavirus conspiracy theory
The 5G coronavirus conspiracy theory
29 min
463
The year 2038 problem
The year 2038 problem
27 min
464
Contact tracing, explained
Contact Tracing, Explained
24 min
465
How indie bookstores might survive the pandemic
How indie bookstores might survive the pandemic
23 min
466
The internet has a crush on Dr. Fauci
The Internet Has a Crush on Dr. Fauci
26 min
467
Will your favorite restaurant survive?
Will your favorite restaurant survive?
19 min
468
Your phone knows if you're staying at home
Your phone knows if you're staying at home
19 min
469
The two types of tests we need to end this
The two types of tests we need to end this
25 min
470
The race to make more ventilators
The race to make more ventilators
23 min
471
There’s no social distancing in Animal Crossing
There’s no social distancing in Animal Crossing
21 min
472
Airborne, explained
Airborne, Explained
25 min
473
What this coronavirus does to your body
What this coronavirus does to your body
21 min
474
Is Amazon primed for coronavirus?
Is Amazon primed for coronavirus?
22 min
475
The biggest experiment in online learning, ever
The biggest experiment in online learning, ever
21 min
476
How quickly can we treat covid-19?
How quickly can we treat covid-19?
26 min
477
When your phone links you to a crime
When your phone links you to a crime
26 min
478
Fitbit for the faithful
Fitbit for the faithful
18 min
479
Is our tech made by forced labor in China?
Is our tech made by forced labor in China?
23 min
480
Does stopping coronavirus require more surveill...
Does stopping coronavirus require more surveillance?
20 min
481
How sample libraries are changing pop music
How sample libraries are changing pop music
24 min
482
The coronavirus rumor mill
The coronavirus rumor mill
24 min
483
Political ads are on streaming apps now too
Political Ads are on streaming apps now too
18 min
484
This is your brain on TikTok
How the app can turn teens into Internet stars and just as quickly forget them
25 min
485
2020’s political meme wars
The New York Times' Taylor Lorenz explains Mike Bloomberg's Dank Meme Cash. Featuring @TaylorLorenz Links to resources discussed: Michael Bloomberg’s Campaign Suddenly Drops Memes Everywhere Host: Allegra Frank, associate culture editor at Vox.com @LegsFrank About Recode by Vox: Recode by Vox helps you understand how tech is changing the world — and changing us. Follow Us: Newsletter: Recode Daily  Twitter: @Recode
20 min
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What's next for CRISPR
Jennifer Doudna, co-developer of the revolutionary gene editing technology, reflects on CRISPR's past and its future.
27 min
487
The Bachelor: Here for the wrong reasons
Is it better to have loved and influenced than never to have loved at all? Emma Gray, co-host of HuffPost’s Here to Make Friends podcast, explains how social media has reshaped the Bachelor.
26 min
488
Bezos’ $10 billion climate change pledge
Jeff Bezos, Amazon founder and CEO, is donating $10 billion to stop climate change. But is this the best way to spend his money if he wants to tackle climate change?
22 min
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Pornhub’s content moderation problem
A company called GirlsDoPorn uploaded videos to Pornhub and other sites without the consent of the women in them. VICE’s Samantha Cole explains why these videos are still all over the internet.
24 min
490
Why video game actors are fighting to be seen
How does a video game character get made? And how can the gaming industry improve its standards for the real humans behind its virtual characters?
26 min
491
Share your location with ICE?
Private companies have long used your phone’s location data for advertising. Now we know the federal government is using it to enforce the border.
23 min
492
The teens tricking Instagram
How teenagers have created their own way to preserve their digital privacy...for the ‘gram.
22 min
493
The Iowa Caucus isn’t the only election with an...
And it won’t be the last.
30 min
494
Charlie bit my finger, now pay me!
Google disclosed how much money YouTube makes in ads for the first time. How are its content creators feeling?
22 min
495
An AI warned about Covid-19 before the CDC
How AI could predict the next big outbreak.
22 min
496
A better approach to medical records?
Taiwan’s system of electronic medical records lets them track diseases as they spread and makes healthcare more convenient for patients. So why isn’t the US system of medical records like this?
20 min
497
Can gaming solve its predator problem?
The widespread problem of child predation and sexual abuse through online video games is a difficult issue to talk about, let alone fix. But there are some ways to take action to stop it.
34 min
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A startup, billions of images, and the end of a...
Clearview AI says its facial recognition tool works with almost 100% accuracy. Buzzfeed's Ryan Mac explains how not all the company's claims withstand scrutiny.
25 min
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Students are being watched. Closely.
As mass shootings at US schools increase in frequency, school administrators across the US are turning to artificially intelligent surveillance tools in an attempt to beef up school safety.
21 min
500
Kashmir’s internet has been shut down for 5 months
The Indian government shut the internet down in Kashmir in August last year: what this means for Kashmiris living without the internet - and what it says about the world’s largest democracy.
22 min