Recode Decode
Kara Swisher, Silicon Valley’s most revered journalist, hosts candid interviews with tech execs, politicians, celebrities and more about their big ideas and how they’re changing our world. Produced by Recode and the Vox Media Podcast Network.
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Dara Khosrowshahi: How Uber is changing and bei...
Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about Uber's evolving response to the COVID-19 pandemic, how it's preparing for the world to re-open, and the one segment of the company that is thriving right now — its food delivery business, UberEats.
63 min
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Brian Chesky: These 9 weeks were the most stres...
Airbnb CEO Brian Chesky returns to Recode Decode to talk with Kara Swisher about how the company is "going back to our roots" after the COVID-19 pandemic delayed its IPO; the future of travel and hospitality in a world with way fewer people taking airplanes; and how Airbnb tried to "lead by example" in its severance payments and benefits to laid-off employees.
65 min
3
Gene Sperling: Now is the perfect time to fix e...
Former Clinton and Obama economic advisor Gene Sperling talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about his latest book, "Economic Dignity," and how the COVID-19 pandemic is changing attitudes toward essential labor and compensation.
51 min
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Casey Newton and Louie Swisher: How quarantine ...
Recode's Kara Swisher talks with the Verge's Casey Newton and her older son, Louie Swisher, about how the COVID-19 pandemic and quarantine has affected their tech habits.
57 min
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Jon Meacham: America's history can teach us how...
Historian and bestselling author Jon Meacham talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about his new podcast Hope Through History, which shows how Americans endured crises such as the Great Depression and the 1918 flu pandemic and came out the other side as a stronger nation.
44 min
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Maye Musk: The adventure of raising Elon, Kimba...
Model and dietitian Maye Musk (the mother of Tesla/SpaceX CEO Elon Musk, entrepreneur Kimbal Musk, and filmmaker Tosca Musk) talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about her memoir, "A Woman Makes a Plan: Advice for a Lifetime of Adventure, Beauty, and Success."
44 min
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Joe Walsh: Joe Biden doesn’t need to campaign —...
Former Republican Congressman Joe Walsh talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about why he tried to primary Donald Trump earlier this year, how the Republican Party became a "cult," and his recent book, "F*ck Silence: Calling Trump Out for the Cultish, Moronic, Authoritarian Con Man He Is."
48 min
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Scott Galloway: Tenure for college professors i...
NYU Professor and "Pivot" co-host Scott Galloway returns to "Recode Decode" to talk about his new show on Vice TV, "No Mercy, No Malice with Professor Scott Galloway."
66 min
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Alexis Coe: What they don't tell you about Geor...
Political historian Alexis Coe talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about her latest book, "You Never Forget Your First: A Biography of George Washington," which seeks to break the staid formula by which all other books about America's first president have been written.
60 min
10
Alex Kantrowitz: The pandemic will make tech gi...
BuzzFeed News reporter Alex Kantrowitz talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about his new book, "Always Day One: How The Tech Titans Plan To Stay On Top Forever."
53 min
11
Ryan Murphy: What if Hollywood had welcomed div...
TV producer Ryan Murphy — who created or produced shows like Glee, 911, and American Horror Story — talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about his new Netflix miniseries, Hollywood, which blends real history with fictional characters to imagine a more inclusive "what-if" version of the postwar film business.
61 min
12
Dave Asprey: How to be a biohacker
Bulletproof founder and former CEO Dave Asprey talks about the invention and current state of “biohacking," how his blog for “bulletproof executives” grew into a global lifestyle, and the most important ways to track and improve one’s life.
65 min
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Nikole Hannah-Jones: We're finally recognizing ...
New York Times Magazine reporter Nikole Hannah-Jones talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about how the coronavirus pandemic is magnifying inequality in the US, and our historical failure to treat essential workers — from meat-packing plants to checkout counters to delivery drivers — with the respect and protection they deserve.
50 min
14
Sarah Kendzior: We're still in denial about Don...
Bestselling author and "Gaslit Nation" co-host Sarah Kendzior talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about her new book, "Hiding in Plain Sight: The Invention of Donald Trump and the Erosion of America"; what pundits get wrong about propaganda and election interference; and the “insane way” journalists treat Donald Trump’s Twitter bully pulpit.
58 min
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Tim Ferriss: You’re not Isaac Newton! Give your...
Bestselling author and podcaster Tim Ferriss talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about his advice for people coping with the coronavirus quarantine, which includes giving yourself slack for being unproductive, afraid, and fatigued; the crucial difference between fast decisions and rushed ones; and why the pandemic crisis is a "natural culling of the herd" for businesses in a "bloated capitalist system" that have no resilience.
67 min
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Mark Cuban: Capitalism must get kinder, Trump h...
Investor, Dallas Mavericks owner, and "Shark Tank" co-host Mark Cuban talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about what capitalism and entrepreneurship looks like in a post-coronavirus world; whether he's planning to run for political office, and what his platform would be if he did; and what it will take for professional sports to come back.
61 min
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Mayor London Breed: How San Francisco is flatte...
San Francisco Mayor London Breed talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about why she was one of the first local leaders in the US to act on the spread of covid-19, how she thinks about the slow and dishonest response from President Trump, and what long-term recovery will look like for SF and beyond.
61 min
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Jeffrey Katzenberg: It's not TV (or HBO, or Net...
Quibi founder Jeffrey Katzenberg talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about the first week of the short-form video app — which was intended for on-the-go consumers, but still racked up 1.7 million downloads, even though most of the world is currently staying at home.
60 min
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Sarah Frier: The inside story of Instagram and ...
Bloomberg technology reporter Sarah Frier talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about her new book, "No Filter: The Inside Story of Instagram."
50 min
20
Adam Grant: How quarantine will transform the w...
Organizational psychologist Adam Grant, the author of "Originals" and host of the podcast "WorkLife," talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about the benefits of working from home, and how work will change during the COVID-19 quarantine — and after.
54 min
21
Niall Ferguson: How viruses (and fake news stor...
Historian Niall Ferguson, the author of bestselling books such as "The Ascent of Money" and "The Square and the Tower," talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about his new PBS series, "Networld," which explores the history and science of networks.
53 min
22
Kevin Systrom: What we can learn about coronavi...
Instagram co-founder and former CEO Kevin Systrom talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about the data analysis he has conducted and publicized about the global spread of coronavirus, and what it tells us the future looks like.
49 min
23
David Plouffe: How to beat Donald Trump, and ho...
Former Obama advisor David Plouffe — who since leaving the White House has worked with Uber, the Chan-Zuckerberg Initiative, and Acronym — talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about his new book, A Citizen's Guide to Beating Donald Trump.
57 min
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Episode 500: Slack CEO Stewart Butterfield on c...
Slack CEO Stewart Butterfield talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about how coronavirus changed everything for Slack and its customers, the sudden transition to "work from home" across the country, and how the company is handling a surge in usage at the same time that other plans and resources are being constrained.
55 min
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Gary Vaynerchuk: The coronavirus crisis will fo...
VaynerMedia CEO Gary Vaynerchuk
66 min
26
Deepak Chopra: "If this doesn't bring us togeth...
Dr. Deepak Chopra talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about how to cope with the global threat posed by coronavirus, the parallel "pandemic of panic," and how to not be overwhelmed by fear and anxiety.
56 min
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Chamath Palihapitiya: "The investing landscape ...
Social Capital CEO Chamath Palihapitiya talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about how long it will take to recover from the coronavirus crisis, its impact on startups, and how the US government should and will react — including by repatriating cash from flush tech companies like Apple.
61 min
28
Ben Hubbard: How Saudi Arabia's Mohammed bin Sa...
Ben Hubbard, the Beirut bureau chief for the New York Times, talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about his new book, "MBS: The Rise to Power of Mohammed Bin Salman."
56 min
29
Andrew Yang: Sending everyone money makes even ...
Former 2020 presidential candidate Andrew Yang talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about the growing popularity of government programs to send money directly to people affected by the coronavirus pandemic.
58 min
30
"After Truth": New HBO documentary explores the...
Recode's Kara Swisher talks with three of the brains behind the new HBO documentary After Truth: Disinformation and the Cost of Fake News: Director Andrew Rossi, who previously directed Page One: Inside the New York Times; executive producer Brian Stelter, who hosts Reliable Sources on CNN; and co-producer Adam McGill.
51 min
31
Maggie Haberman: How coronavirus changes everyt...
Maggie Haberman, the White House correspondent for the New York Times, talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about how the rest of the country has bypassed Trump's failure to lead on the coronavirus outbreak; his exposure to COVID-19 at Mar-a-Lago and refusal to self-quarantine; and the toxic cocktail of practices in his administration: Infighting, tiptoeing, and sucking up.
54 min
32
Ron Klain: The coronavirus outbreak is just get...
"Epidemic" co-host Ron Klain, who led the White House's ebola response under President Obama, talks to Recode's Kara Swisher about how the COVID-19 outbreak will strain America's healthcare system; how President Trump downplayed the crisis, rattling public confidence and delaying the country's response; and the way people who work in the gig economy — including Uber drivers and food delivery workers — will be especially hurt by the situation.
62 min
33
Dr. Lloyd Minor: Why we shouldn’t panic about c...
Dr. Lloyd Minor, the dean of Stanford University's School of Medicine, talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about the novel coronavirus outbreak and his new book, "Discovering Precision Health: Predict, Prevent, and Cure to Advance Health and Well-Being."
44 min
34
Mark Lemley: Innovation in tech suffers when we...
Stanford Law School professor Mark Lemley talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about Silicon Valley's obsession with startups getting an "exit" — usually an acquisition by one of the tech giants — and why that trend is suffocating innovation.
42 min
35
Aicha Evans and Jesse Levinson: Self-driving ta...
Zoox CEO Aicha Evans and CTO Jesse Levinson talk with Recode's Kara Swisher about their development of a fully autonomous robo-taxi, which will be designed for multiple passengers to share and is planned to hit public roads before the end of 2021.
59 min
36
Dan Pfeiffer: The real problem isn't Trump — it...
Pod Save America co-host Dan Pfeiffer talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about his new book, "Un-Trumping America: A Plan to Make America a Democracy Again."
45 min
37
Jason Calacanis: TikTok should be banned, Tim C...
Inside CEO and This Week in Startups host Jason Calacanis talks with Kara Swisher about the future of Uber after its troubled IPO, why one of the tech giants should buy Tesla, and Jeff Bezos' achilles heel: His lack of generosity.
62 min
38
Conor Dougherty: San Francisco’s housing crisis...
New York Times reporter Conor Dougherty talks with Recode’s Kara Swisher about his new book, "Golden Gates: Fighting For Housing in America.”
58 min
39
Jorge Ramos: Bernie Sanders might have just los...
Univision anchor Jorge Ramos talks with Recode’s Kara Swisher about how much of the Latino vote President Trump might get in 2020, why Bernie Sanders’ praise of communist Cuba in the 1980s might cost him dearly in a general election, and why it’s important that journalists practice contrapoder — being on the other side of power.
56 min
40
Steven Levy: Mark Zuckerberg was blinded by his...
Technology journalist and Wired editor-at-large Steven Levy talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about his latest book, "Facebook: The Inside Story."
64 min
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Peter Diamandis and Steven Kotler: "The Future ...
Authors Peter Diamandis and Steven Kotler talk with Recode's Kara Swisher about their latest book together, "The Future Is Faster Than You Think: How Converging Technologies Are Disrupting Business, Industries, and Our Lives."
60 min
42
Caleb Scharf: Living on Mars is complicated, ac...
Caleb Scharf, the director of Astrobiology at Columbia University, talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about the under=discussed dangers humans would face in space and the rise of private space exploration, as championed by billionaires such as Elon Musk and Richard Branson.
51 min
43
Corey Johnson: How to fix transportation in New...
Corey Johnson, the Speaker of the New York City Council and an candidate in the 2021 mayoral race, talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about expanding transit and bike lanes, attracting tech investment in the city, and what it's like to be a politician today.
61 min
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David Kaye: How the Saudis hacked Jeff Bezos' p...
David Kaye, the special rapporteur for freedom of opinion and expression at the United Nations, talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about the hacking of Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos' phone by the Saudi Arabian government; why it’s easier than ever for governments to suppress information spread by journalists and dissidents; and the inherent danger of internet companies and governments collecting massive amounts of data about us.
55 min
45
Larry Ingrassia: How Warby Parker, Dollar Shave...
Journalist Larry Ingrassia talks with Recode’s Jason Del Rey about his new book, "Billion Dollar Brand Club: How Dollar Shave Club, Warby Parker, and Other Disruptors Are Remaking What We Buy."
49 min
46
Carol Leonnig and Phil Rucker: Trump doesn't ca...
Washington Post reporters Carol Leonnig and Phil Rucker talk with Recode's Kara Swisher about their new book, "A Very Stable Genius: Donald J. Trump's Testing of America."
63 min
47
Mark Surman: We have to fight for the future of...
Mozilla Foundation executive director Mark Surman talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about why the internet needs a "public option," how Mozilla's browser Firefox is positioning itself for the future, and the future of tech regulation.
48 min
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Anna Wiener: The dark side of the tech industry...
Anna Wiener, a contributing writer for the New Yorker and the author of the new book Uncanny Valley: A Memoir, talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about why she left an old industry — book publishing — to work in tech, the "intoxicating" start to her new career, and how her views on tech culture changed over time.
59 min
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Dave Eggers: What Democrats get wrong about Trump
Writer and McSweeney's founder Dave Eggers talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about his new satirical novel, "The Captain and the Glory."
53 min
50
Franklin Leonard: Greed can combat Hollywood’s ...
The Black List founder Franklin Leonard talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about how he accidentally created one of the most important lists in Hollywood and how he turned it into a real business for connecting screenwriters with producers.
46 min
51
Ezra Klein: Parties, not policy, are "Why We're...
Vox.com co-founder Ezra Klein talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about his new book, Why We're Polarized, the rise of systemic "zero sum" party politics, and how Klein himself has been polarizing in the Trump era.
66 min
52
Annalee Newitz: Why real time travel would look...
Sci-fi novelist and science journalist Annalee Newitz talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about their new book, "The Future of Another Timeline."
47 min
53
Numa Perrier and Tiffany Tenille: In new Netfli...
Numa Perrier and Tiffany Tenille, the director and star of the new Netflix film "Jezebel," talk with Recode's Kara Swisher about Perrier's real-life experience as an online sex worker in the 1990s and turning that into a movie.
54 min
54
The L Word: Why the cast reunited for "Generati...
"The L Word" creator Ilene Chaiken and actors Jennifer Beals, Kate Moennig, and Leisha Hailey talk with Recode's Kara Swisher about their decision to reunite for a new series called "The L Word: Generation Q," 10 years after the original show ended.
62 min
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Kirsten Green: The four types of startups
Forerunner Ventures founder and managing partner Kirsten Green talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about the thinking behind her investments in companies like Dollar Shave Club and Glossier; the messy culture struggle at luggage startup Away; and where innovation comes from in today's tech industry.
65 min
56
Ben Silbermann: How Pinterest is trying to make...
Pinterest CEO Ben Silbermann talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about deliberately engineering happiness into the site, expanding into commerce, and competing with larger social and commerce tech companies.
30 min
57
Jeanette Winterson remixes "Frankenstein" with ...
Writer Jeanette Winterson talks with Recode’s Kara Swisher about her latest book, Frankissstein: A Love Story.
59 min
58
Jason DeParle: How poverty and global migration...
New York Times reporter Jason DeParle talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about his most recent book, "A Good Provider Is One Who Leaves: One Family and Migration in the 21st Century."
47 min
59
Megan Rapinoe: I'm not running for office becau...
Megan Rapinoe, the co-captain of the US Women's National Soccer Team, returns to Recode Decode to talk with Recode's Kara Swisher.
23 min
60
David Epstein: Why successful people don't do o...
Journalist and bestselling author David Epstein talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about his most recent book, "Range: Why Generalists Triumph in a Specialized World."
51 min
61
The Swisher family: What Kara’s relatives think...
Kara Swisher convenes her brother, her sons, her mother and her fiancée to talk about their tech habits and how they get their news in a contentious election year.
60 min
62
Bruce Schneier: How insecure, unregulated tech ...
Security researcher Bruce Schneier talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about his recent book, "Click Here to Kill Everybody."
62 min
63
(Bonus) How To Save the 2020 Election: Stopping...
If you like Recode Decode, we think you'll also like Function with Anil Dash. Here's a recent episode about stopping fake news ahead of the 2020 US elections.
47 min
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Best of 2019: Our favorite moments on Recode De...
Recode's Kara Swisher, her executive producer Erica Anderson, and her producer Eric Johnson discuss their favorite Recode Decode interviews from 2019 and look back at some of the year's big trends.
60 min
65
Liz Plank: "A new vision for mindful masculinity"
Journalist Liz Plank talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about her recent book, "For the Love of Men: A New Vision for Mindful Masculinity."
55 min
66
Dylan Collins: An "existential crisis" for the ...
SuperAwesome CEO Dylan Collins talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about how he got interested in children's digital privacy at a time when Silicon Valley didn't care, how his company works with tech firms to help them comply with privacy laws, and SuperAwesome's in-development video platform for kids, Rukkaz.
50 min
67
Tom Steyer: Big business bought and broke the U...
2020 presidential candidate Tom Steyer talks with Recode's Teddy Schleiefer about income inequality and wealth in America, what separates him from fellow ultra-wealthy candidate Michael Bloomberg, and why we should expect the government to solve problems — not plutocrats who have pledged to give their money away.
40 min
68
Ben Mezrich: The Winklevoss twins’ second act a...
Writer Ben Mezrich talks with Recode’s Kara Swisher about his latest book "Bitcoin Billionaires" and his previous books, including "The Accidental Billionaires," which was adapted into the movie "The Social Network."
56 min
69
Margaret O'Mara: Silicon Valley doesn't underst...
Historian Margaret O'Mara talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about her latest book, "The Code: Silicon Valley and the Remaking of America."
57 min
70
Neal Katyal: Why Donald Trump will be removed f...
Neal Katyal, a partner at the law firm Hogan Lovells, talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about his new book "Impeach: The Case against Donald Trump."
57 min
71
Nadav Goshen: What 3-D printing needs before it...
MakerBot CEO Nadav Goshen talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about the state of 3-D printing.
46 min
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Andrea Matwyshyn: We already have the internet ...
Andrea Matwyshyn, the associate dean of innovation at Penn State Law, talks with Kara Swisher's executive producer, Erica Anderson, about the integration of technology with biology, a trend she terms the "internet of bodies."
52 min
73
Deborah Rutter: How tech has changed performing...
Deborah Rutter, the president of Washington, DC's John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, talks with Recode's Kara Swisher
46 min
74
Rick Smith: The ethics of designing body camera...
Axon CEO Rick Smith talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about his company's best known product (the Taser), how it's thinking about the ethical implications of new products aimed at police, and the controversies around facial recognition in body cameras.
49 min
75
Barry Friedman: Is technology making police bet...
Barry Friedman, the director of The Policing Project at New York University's School of Law, talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about making police more accountable, the ethics of emerging technologies like AI and facial recognition, and the missing regulations that affect local communities in the US.
56 min
76
Innovation in the midwest: Entrepreneurship out...
Recode's Kara Swisher and her executive producer Erica Anderson talk with a panel of entrepreneurs in Valparaiso, Indiana: Sarah Hallberg, the Medical Director of Virta Health; Eric Christopher, the co-founder and CEO of Zylo; and Robin Fleming, the CEO of Anvl.
57 min
77
Jana Messerschmidt: How do we get more women on...
Venture capitalist Jana Messerschmidt, talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about how she became a partner at Lightspeed and the co-founder of an all-female group of angel investors called #ANGELS.
55 min
78
Susan Rice: Trump's foreign policy is not "Amer...
Susan Rice, the former US ambassador to the United Nations and National Security Advisor under President Obama, talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about the "ass backwards" way President Trump has approached foreign policy and her new book, "Tough Love: My Story of the Things Worth Fighting For."
69 min
79
SEC Commissioner Robert Jackson: CEOs are not r...
Robert Jackson, one of the five commissioners on the Securities and Exchange Commission, talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about how the SEC works and the problem with perpetual dual-class stock at companies like WeWork, Facebook, and Google.
51 min
80
Alexis Ohanian: All parents, including dads, sh...
Reddit co-founder and Initialized Capital managing partner Alexis Ohanian talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about how he became a "dadvocate" for paid paternity leave.
59 min
81
Ted Baxter: A massive stroke changed my life "f...
Writer and health advocate Ted Baxter talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about his book, "Relentless: How a Massive Stroke Changed My Life for the Better."
42 min
82
Brian Chesky: How Airbnb is responding to a dea...
Airbnb CEO and co-founder Brian Chesky talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about the recent mass shooting at an Airbnb in Orinda, Calif., how the company is changing its policies to keep guests safer, and what Chesky wishes he had done differently when Airbnb was smaller.
65 min
83
Stephanie Ruhle: Don't blame Mark Zuckerberg fo...
MSNBC anchor Stephanie Ruhle talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about her new podcast Modern Ruhles, the Trump voters who get overlooked by the media, and why Wall Streeters afraid of Elizabeth Warren should "look in the goddamn mirror."
50 min
84
The Google walkout organizers, one year later
In this special episode of Recode Decode, Kara Swisher and her executive producer Erica Anderson speak with the people who organized the 2018 Google walkout — and the people who were inspired by them.
54 min
85
Edward Snowden: I don't want you to trust me
NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about why he leaked highly classified information in 2013, why that doesn't make him a "traitor," and his new book, "Permanent Record."
101 min
86
Ben Horowitz: Startups can learn a lot from sam...
Andreessen Horowitz co-founder Ben Horowitz talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about the state of venture capital, diversity in tech, and his new book, "What You Do Is Who You Are: How to Create Your Business Culture."
58 min
87
Bill Kristol: This is the "nightmare scenario" ...
Conservative analyst Bill Kristol talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about the impeachment effort against President Trump, how politics has entered a "crisis of truth" in the era of Fox News and social media, and the steps that should be taken pre-emptively to ensure that the 2020 elections are free and fair.
61 min
88
Gary Cohn: Tech giants should be regulated as "...
Gary Cohn, the former Director of the National Economic Council and former chief economic adviser to President Trump, talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about what he's done since leaving the Trump administration, including a "significant" investment and advisory position he's taken up in a mobile security company called Hoyos Integrity.
68 min
89
Politics and tech onstage with "What the Consti...
Recode's Kara Swisher talks to the creators of two new plays that intersect with tech issues: Heidi Schreck, the star and playwright of "What the Constitution Means to Me," and the writer and director of "Right to Be Forgotten" — Sharyn Rothstein and Seema Sueko.
54 min
90
Ronan Farrow: Here's how predators like Harvey ...
Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Ronan Farrow talks with Recode’s Kara Swisher about his new book, "Catch and Kill: Lies, Spies, and a Conspiracy to Protect Predators."
56 min
91
Can A.I. teach you to write better?
If you like Recode Decode, we think you'll also like our newest podcast, Reset. Here's today's episode.
22 min
92
Ken Burns on "Country Music," digital documenta...
Filmmaker Ken Burns talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about his latest documentary series "Country Music," in which he explores the history of the genre, its place in the larger American musical landscape, and the powerful universality of "three chords and the truth."
61 min
93
The inside story of the Cambridge Analytica sca...
Cambridge Analytica’s former business development director Brittany Kaiser talks with Recode’s Kara Swisher about her new book, "TARGETED: The Cambridge Analytica Whistleblower's Inside Story of How Big Data, Trump, and Facebook Broke Democracy and How It Can Happen Again."
59 min
94
Rosetta Stone President Matt Hulett on how to l...
Matt Hulett, the president of education company Rosetta Stone, talks with Recode’s Kara Swisher about the company’s pivot away from language-learning CDs and into a more advanced and “approachable” mobile app.
41 min
95
Disrupting real estate with OpenDoor CEO Eric W...
Recode's Kara Swisher interviews two CEOs in this double-feature episode of Recode Decode: OpenDoor CEO Eric Wu and Evite CEO Victor Cho.
52 min
96
"Antisocial" author Andrew Marantz on how the f...
Andrew Marantz, a staff writer at the New Yorker, talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about his new book, "Antisocial: Online Extremists, Techno‑Utopians, and the Hijacking of the American Conversation."
62 min
97
Former HP CEO Carly Fiorina: Trump is doing las...
Carly Fiorina, the former CEO of HP who ran for the Republican nomination for president in 2016, talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about campaigning against Donald Trump, her friendship with Apple co-founder Steve Jobs, and the over-concentration of power among a handful of CEOs in the tech industry.
63 min
98
FEC Chair Ellen Weintraub on political paralysi...
Federal Election Commission Chair Ellen Weintraub talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about how the FEC works, how it tries to defend elections from foreign influence, and why the Commission is currently immobilized by a lack of "quorum."
61 min
99
Obama's cybersecurity chief Michael Daniel: Fac...
President Barack Obama's former cybersecurity coordinator Michael Daniel, now the chief of the nonprofit Cyber Threat Alliance, talks with Recode’s Kara Swisher about the state of US cybersecurity heading into the 2020 elections.
63 min
100
FTC Commissioner Rebecca Kelly Slaughter on Fac...
Rebecca Kelly Slaughter, one of the FTC's two Democratic commissioners, talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about the state of antitrust problems in the tech industry, the history of pushback against the FTC for alleged over-enforcement, and whether it is under-enforcing the law today.
63 min