Decoder with Nilay Patel

Decoder is a show from The Verge about big ideas — and other problems. Verge editor-in-chief Nilay Patel talks to a diverse cast of innovators and policymakers at the frontiers of business and technology to reveal how they’re navigating an ever-changing landscape, what keeps them up at night, and what it all means for our shared future.

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Never pay the ransom — a cybersecurity CEO expl...
Ransomware attacks still plague our healthcare system. Steve Cagle’s cybersecurity company is trying to prevent them.
63 min
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The people who make your apps go to Stack Overf...
Stack Overflow is basically Reddit for developers. CEO Prashanth Chandrasekar explains how the company moderates its content.
62 min
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Why Signal won’t compromise on encryption, with...
Signal messages are more private than iMessage and WhatsApp. Here’s how.
69 min
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Mark Zuckerberg on the Quest Pro, future of the...
A year after rebranding Facebook to Meta, Mark Zuckerberg is still all-in on the metaverse
57 min
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Pat Gelsinger came back to turn Intel around – ...
How CEO Pat Gelsinger changed the culture at Intel and bet big on the silicon heartland
65 min
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How Arm conquered the chip market without makin...
Arm’s chips are in your iPhone—but what exactly does Arm do?
59 min
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Can software simplify the supply chain? Ryan Pe...
Ryan Petersen’s tweetstorm changed how a major U.S. port moves your stuff.
59 min
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Everyone knows what YouTube is. Few know how it...
Mark Bergen takes us inside the black box
60 min
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Rewind: How big companies kill ideas — and how ...
Stories and lessons from his new book, Build: An Unorthodox Guide to Making Things Worth Making
72 min
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How the head of Facebook plans to compete with ...
59 min
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Advertising is everywhere. Wieden+Kennedy CEO N...
The brands are at it again
57 min
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How Selena Gomez's Rare Beauty goes viral, with...
Reinventing marketing for the TikTok age
57 min
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The risky new way of building mobile broadband ...
And why it's 40% cheaper
76 min
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Why Hank Green can’t quit YouTube for TikTok
All the ways to make money as a creator
69 min
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Rent the Runway CEO Jennifer Hyman thinks cloth...
The company’s rollercoaster journey from covid crash to wedding boom
63 min
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Is the metaverse going to suck? A conversation ...
Maybe it won’t be a dystopia?
75 min
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Land of the Giants: Facebook gets a facelift
Decoder is dark this week so listen to the new season of Land of the Giants
27 min
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How arson led to a culture reboot at Traeger, w...
Traeger’s Jeremy Andrus on riding the wave of the outdoor cooking revolution
71 min
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TSA’s chief innovation officer on surveillance,...
Nilay Patel talks to Dan McCoy, the chief innovation officer at the TSA
67 min
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How Mercedes-Benz CEO Ola Källenius is refocusi...
Nilay Patel talks to Mercedes-Benz CEO Ola Källenius.
62 min
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How fandom built the internet as we know it, wi...
Nilay Patel talks to author Kaitlyn Tiffany about fandom on the internet
61 min
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What unions could mean for Apple with Zoe Schiffer
Nilay Patel talks to Zoe Schiffer about the fight to unionize
61 min
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How Ukraine’s wide use of cryptocurrency is pla...
Nilay Patel talks to Michael Chobanian, the president of Blockchain Association of Ukraine
64 min
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The videos that don’t work on YouTube and the f...
Nilay Patel talks to Dave Wiskus the CEO of creator-owned streaming service Nebula
70 min
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Vergecast: Google CEO Sundar Pichai on Google I...
Nilay Patel and David Pierce talk to Google CEO Sundar Pichai
31 min