Land of the Giants

Big tech is transforming every aspect of our world. But how? And at what cost? In the latest season of Land of the Giants, “The Apple Revolution,” Recode’s Peter Kafka explores how the original FAANG company developed its world-changing products - and changed itself along the way. New episodes every Wednesday.

From Recode and the Vox Media Podcast Network. 

Technology
Business
1
One App Store to Rule Them All
30 min
2
Apple Saved Music. Why Not TV?
31 min
3
Apple's China Problem
31 min
4
"He's No Steve Jobs"
35 min
5
How Apple Got Its Groove Back
40 min
6
This Changes Everything
31 min
7
'The Apple Revolution' is here
3 min
8
The Virtual Future of Restaurants
35 min
9
Who's Driving Whom?
35 min
10
The Race for Your Dollars
40 min
11
The Cost of Convenience 
31 min
12
Delivery Wars
How big tech is transforming the business of food
3 min
13
Should We Break Up Google?
45 min
14
Googlers vs. Google
46 min
15
A Military Contract Tests Google's Open Culture
39 min
16
The Moonshot Factory
36 min
17
Planet YouTube
47 min
18
Chrome and the Android Wars
38 min
19
The Search Begins
38 min
20
The Google Empire
3 min
21
World War Stream
The streaming wars go global
25 min
22
Money to burn; why Wall Street loves NFLX
Is Netflix a unicorn or a house of cards?
25 min
23
Netflix is Hollywood | Part 2
How the outsider became the status quo
31 min
24
Netflix vs. Hollywood | Part 1
How Hollywood accidentally helped create a monster
26 min
25
Did the algorithm make you watch Tiger King?
Examining who actually decides what you watch on Netflix.
20 min
26
Who really killed Blockbuster Video?
Long before “Netflix and Chill” we had “Blockbuster Nights.” Remember those?
35 min
27
“Netflix is a team, not a family”
Inside the streaming giant’s strange company culture
37 min
28
The Netflix Effect
How a lowly DVD-by-mail service became a cultural institution and the dominant force in Hollywood.
3 min
29
Amazon's Middlewomen
22 min
30
'I love Amazon. Let’s break it up'
25 min
31
Is Amazon Too Big? We Ask Its Sellers
42 min
32
How Amazon Charmed Wall Street
33 min
33
Why the Robot Revolution is Our Fault
35 min
34
When Amazon Leaves Your Town
37 min
35
Alexa, What's Amazon Doing Inside My Home?
30 min
36
Why You’ll Never Quit Amazon Prime
Jason Del Rey explores how Prime came to be, why it’s so effective at keeping us locked into the Amazon ecosystem, and how it became the source of the company’s power.
31 min
37
The Rise of Amazon
Where Amazon got its power, and what it's doing with it, hosted by Jason Del Rey
2 min