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.

John Deere CTO Jahmy Hindman on farming, data, ...
Nilay Patel talks with Jahmy Hindman, chief technology office at John Deere, the world’s biggest manufacturer of farming machinery.
58 min
The next generation of startups is remote, with...
Nilay Patel talks with Y Combinator's managing director Michael Siebel.
59 min
Why Spotify’s chief legal officer called Apple ...
Nilay Patel talks with Horacio Gutierrez, head of global affairs and chief legal officer of Spotify.
60 min
How to build everything, with Flex CEO Revathi ...
Flex is the third largest electronics manufacturing company in the world.
56 min
Ford CEO Jim Farley on building the electric F-...
CEO of Ford Motor Company Jim Farley discusses Ford’s second big push into consumer EVs with the F-150 Lightning.
41 min
Facebook’s Oversight Board has upheld the Trump...
Nilay Patel talks with Kate Klonick, a law professor at St John's University Law School, and one of the foremost chroniclers of Facebook’s moderation efforts.
51 min
How Shopify’s network of small businesses can t...
Nilay Patel talks with Harley Finkelstein, President of Shopify.
56 min
Senator Amy Klobuchar takes on Apple with antit...
Senator Amy Klobuchar sits down with host Nilay Patel to discuss her new book Antitrust: Taking on Monopoly Power from the Gilded Age to the Digital Age
43 min
How Anjali Sud stopped worrying about YouTube a...
Nilay Patel talks with Anjali Sud, the CEO of Vimeo.
58 min
Is VR the next frontier in fitness?
Nilay Patel talks with Chris Milk, founder and CEO of Within, which makes the VR fitness app Supernatural.
55 min
Is there a future for Bitcoin? An investor and ...
Nilay Patel talks with a bitcoin enthusiast, Nic Carter, and a bitcoin skeptic, Prof. Steve Hanke, to get both sides of the bitcoin debate.
75 min
Facebook's VP of Global Affairs doesn’t think t...
Platformer editor and Verge contributing editor Casey Newton interviews Facebook's VP of Global Affairs Nick Clegg
46 min
Poshmark’s Tracy Sun on stitching e-commerce wi...
58 min
The robots are coming for your office, with NYT...
Nilay Patel sits down with New York Times tech columnist Kevin Roose to discuss the impact of automation on our future.
58 min
Australia vs Facebook — and how regulation is s...
Nilay Patel talks with CEO of Atlassian Scott Farquhar about Australia's Media Bargaining Code and how it will work in the country now that it’s passed.
62 min
How Twitter is building its future, with Kayvon...
Nilay Patel talks with Twitter’s Head of Consumer Product, Keyvon Beykpour
70 min
Underunderstood: Why is This Sheriff Arresting ...
Feed drop with the Underunderstood podcast
45 min
Meet Austin Russell, the 25-year-old billionair...
Luminar’s founder and CEO on why he thinks LIDAR is the future of self-driving technology.
54 min
Evil Geniuses' CEO Nicole LaPointe Jameson on h...
Nilay Patel talks with CEO of Evil Geniuses about how an esports team makes money, where the industry is headed, and where she sees growth.
63 min
CNBC’s Jon Fortt on GameStop, Robinhood, and wa...
CNBC anchor Jon Fortt unpacks how the GameStop stock story was covered by the media and if technology has the ability to democratize the markets through apps like Robinhood.
64 min
Black Software author on technology’s role in r...
The Verge's Nilay talks with Charlton McIlwain, a professor of media, culture, and communications at NYU and the author of Black Software.
63 min
Venture Capitalism isn’t just for Venture Capit...
Nilay Patel talks with venture capitalist Arlan Hamilton, founder of VC fund Backstage Capital.
50 min
The SolarWinds hack: cyber attacks and national...
The Verge's Nilay Patel talks with Joseph Menn, the cybersecurity journalist who helped break the story at Reuters about the SolarWinds cyberattack.
52 min
Marques Brownlee on how to scale MKBHD while be...
Nilay Patel talks with Marques Brownlee about building a business as a YouTuber, how content creators make money, and how to scale when you are the brand.
58 min
Instagram’s Adam Mosseri on the future of Reels...
The Verge's Nilay Patel talks with head of Instagram Adam Mosseri about how to run a creative platform like Instagram at scale while keeping users — and democracy — safe.
61 min