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.

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
Trump, Twitter, and the First Amendment, with p...
Nilay Patel talks with regulation expert and law professor Daphne Keller about how to moderate what happens on the internet.
56 min
The business of meatless meat with Beyond Meat ...
Nilay Patel talks with Beyond Meat founder and CEO Ethan Brown about the increased demand for plant-based proteins.
43 min
How the @!#$ does advertising work, with Cadill...
Nilay Patel talks with Cadillac CMO Melissa Grady about how advertising has been reinvented by technology.
57 min
Can Substack CEO Chris Best build a new model f...
Nilay Patel talks with Chris Best, cofounder and CEO of Substack
59 min
Alamo Drafthouse CEO Shelli Taylor on going bac...
Nilay Patel talks with Shelli Taylor, who stepped into her new role as CEO of Alamo Drafthouse during the pandemic.
41 min
Microsoft's Phil Spencer on launching the new X...
Nilay Patel talks with Phil Spencer, executive vice-president of gaming at Microsoft about the launch of the two new Xboxes.
68 min
Remote learning is here to stay — can we make i...
Nilay Patel talks with Sal Khan, the co-founder and CEO of Khan Academy, a nonprofit online learning platform for students in kindergarten through high school.
54 min
Mark Cuban on the presidency and the future of ...
On the first episode of Decoder, Nilay Patel interviews Mark Cuban.
53 min
Welcome to Decoder
3 min
Recode Decode series finale: Vox CEO Jim Bankof...
After five years, Kara Swisher signs off as the host of Recode Decode.
110 min
Recode Decode: Sridhar Ramaswamy
Former Google executive Sridhar Ramaswamy talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about his new startup, Neeva, which promises to offer paying subscribers a search engine with no ads and no data collection.
61 min
Recode Decode: Rose Marcario
Former Patagonia CEO Rose Marcario talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about the company's history of activism, the Facebook ad boycott that Patagonia helped start, and what she hopes it will accomplish.
34 min
Recode Decode: Aminatou Sow
"Call Your Girlfriend" co-host Aminatou Sow talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about upcoming book with Ann Friedman, "Big Friendship: How We Keep Each Other Close."
49 min
Recode Decode: Samantha Power
Harvard professor Samantha Power, the former US ambassador the United Nations, talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about her 2019 memoir The Education of an Idealist, what idealism looks like now in America, and the Trump administration's deadly mishandling of the coronavirus pandemic — and what she would do differently were she in charge.
62 min