Recode Daily

Your guide to the most interesting and important tech and business news of the day. Learn how our digital world is changing — and changing us — five days a week. Produced by Recode and part of the Vox Media Podcast Network.

Technology
Society & Culture
Science
1
There’s a climate solution hiding in our walls
12 min
2
The hydrogen car revival
10 min
3
How to resurrect a coral reef
Step one: Break coral. Step two: Hack coral sex.
13 min
4
Making cryptocurrency climate-friendly
It's a daunting task.
10 min
5
Can we stay cool without heating up the planet?
14 min
6
Sold: Apollo 11 moon dust
9 min
7
Why am I still getting robocalls???
The ongoing plague of robocalls, explained.
11 min
8
What if the future of work is exactly the same?
9 min
9
The space station race
14 min
10
Biden makes clean energy a national security issue
Why the president invoked a war power from the 1950s to build heat pumps and solar panels
8 min
11
Why America makes tech tycoons into superheroes
17 min
12
Sheryl Sandberg’s mixed legacy at Meta
The executive, who turned Facebook into a profitable business, leaves behind a series of controversies.
7 min
13
911 is getting better but less private
9 min
14
How often can you get Covid?
Does your immunity still last for months? We asked a researcher who has been studying omicron reinfections.
23 min
15
Amazon calls Mom and Pop
13 min
16
Working from home is making you more productive
Quick, go tell your boss!
8 min
17
Electric cars vs. flamingos
The booming electric car industry has become a big nuisance for flamingos. Benji Jones explains.
12 min
18
What can you learn from the guy who built the i...
From the Recode Media podcast.
53 min
19
The shooters were 18
Writer and parent Joanna Schroeder wrote a guide for parents about what to look out for and how to intervene.
22 min
20
Data breaches are everywhere and consequences a...
7 min
21
Social justice investors
11 min
22
Flight delayed? Blame a spaceship.
8 min
23
The scourge of 'the time tax'
19 min
24
Mass shooting videos are still going viral
10 min
25
Post-Roe, Inc.
9 min
26
Are we living in a post-privacy age?
Ronan Farrow says yes. His latest investigative work for The New Yorker looks into the surveillance technology Pegasus
44 min
27
Netflix will return after these messages
12 min
28
The crypto crash
12 min
29
A cure for sickle cell?
Scientists have developed a long-sought treatment — perhaps even a cure — for sickle cell anemia. But getting it to patients might be an even bigger challenge.
15 min
30
America chips in
9 min
31
Our nurdle nightmare
11 min
32
The Great Resignation grows up
5 min
33
Seeking an abortion? Better watch your digital ...
12 min
34
Apple gives the right to repair*
*Terms and conditions may apply.
10 min
35
Tesla's boss is away. Time for the competition ...
9 min
36
Gen Z doesn't dream of labor
9 min
37
ok groomer
Accounts like “Libs of TikTok” are fueling right-wing media to label people who speak openly about sexuality and gender as “groomers.” Vox’s Aja Romano and the Washington Post’s Taylor Lorenz explain this age-old practice.
23 min
38
Hollywood's plan to keep butts in seats
8 min
39
What if the future of work is exactly the same?
9 min
40
Sorry, your iPhone apps are still tracking you
13 min
41
Twitter's new boss
13 min
42
We’re one step closer to self-farming farms
John Deere thinks its self-driving tractor's sexy.
7 min
43
The Amazonification of the American workforce
13 min
44
The death of the gas station
8 min
45
The threat of Russian cyberwar
Russia is ramping up attacks on Ukraine’s digital infrastructure. The US could be next.
23 min
46
Elon Musk's new troll is buying Twitter
14 min
47
No one nose
Believe it or not, scientists still don't know how the sense of smell works.
26 min
48
Catching the Brooklyn subway shooter
14 min
49
The State of Streaming
It’s time to check back in on the state of the streaming wars.
16 min
50
Is Noom just another diet?
10 min
51
A grande victory for Starbucks workers
Starting a union can be a tall order, but many baristas have found it’s an effective way to venti their frustration with management.
23 min
52
For sale: Apollo 11 moon dust
Thanks to an unusual series of events, this will be the first time moon dust verified by NASA has been sold legally.
8 min
53
How roller derby blocked the blockchain
8 min
54
Why am I still getting robocalls???
The ongoing plague of robocalls, explained.
11 min
55
The bizarre world of bitcoin inheritance
9 min
56
Beanie babies were the NFTs of the 90s
13 min
57
The problem with TikTok therapists
16 min
58
In your off-time, Slack off
14 min
59
Facebook reeling to stay relevant
10 min
60
A 'dark' future for grocery stores?
12 min
61
Why hackers want your health data
7 min
62
What happened when El Salvador went crypto
12 min
63
Is there a hack for enlightenment?
58 min
64
Texas moves to the right as Big Tech moves in
14 min
65
The danger of making the internet safe for kids
10 min
66
The neon shortage is a bad sign
7 min
67
Hedge funds bet big on classic rock
10 min
68
Can TV take down the cult of the tech founder?
8 min
69
America needs more internet
12 min
70
Crypto goes to war
11 min
71
Electric cars vs. flamingos
The booming electric car industry in Chile has become a big nuisance for flamingos. Benji Jones explains.
12 min
72
Radio, someone still loves you
22 min
73
Can Russian oligarchs influence Putin’s war?
9 min
74
Biden sees two sides to bitcoin
9 min
75
How Kibbe body types became an internet obsession
12 min
76
Russia's invasion of Ukraine has cosmic implica...
8 min
77
In your off-time, Slack off
14 min
78
Covering Russia-Ukraine, online and on the ground
How reporters are sorting truth from disinformation in this war — from the ground, from afar, and online.
22 min
79
Big Tech’s Russia problem
Social media companies are in a standoff with Russia on censorship and there’s no easy solution.
10 min
80
Will Trump's new echo chamber matter?
7 min
81
The bizarre world of bitcoin inheritance
The bizarre world of bitcoin inheritance
9 min
82
Russia's war with Ukraine — and reality
32 min
83
Russia, Ukraine, and the threat of cyberwar
16 min
84
Uber, but for TV
36 min
85
The big downside to the rise of sports betting ...
11 min
86
The unstoppable robocall
The ongoing plague of robocalls, explained.
11 min
87
The world’s most powerful cyberweapon
16 min
88
Bitcoin Bonnie and Clyde
A tech investor and his rapper wife were busted for a multi-billion dollar bitcoin heist. They couldn’t really spend any of the money.
19 min
89
Nice raise. Too bad about inflation.
6 min
90
Does deplatforming extremists work?
It depends. Recode’s Shirin Ghaffary explains.
14 min
91
The mushroom detectives of Facebook
When a loved one eats a potentially deadly plant in the front yard, time is of the essence
13 min
92
How F-ed is Facebook?
Recode reporter Shirin Ghaffaryjoins us to tell us about Facebook’s losing streak
13 min
93
The Amazon for NFTs
14 min
94
America needs more internet
The bipartisan infrastructure bill that passed late last year includes a lot of money for expanding fast and affordable broadband internet access across America.
12 min
95
Why we can't pay attention anymore
Sean Illing talks with the author Johann Hari about his new book Stolen Focus.
58 min
96
The ghost stores of Instagram
That cute dress you bought off Instagram could be found for much cheaper.
10 min
97
Overworking remotely
Workers like working from home, but managers worry it’s bad for business.
8 min
98
The male anxiety industrial complex
Can health-care brands leverage young men’s anxiety over erections and hair loss into a multibillion-dollar empire?
13 min
99
A 3G eulogy
3G dies, but at what cost?
9 min
100
Spotify’s Joe Rogan problem
The podcast host built a massive audience by speaking to fringe figures in culture, business, and science. During the pandemic, that got him in trouble with Neil Young, among others.
29 min