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.
Mayor Pete Buttigieg on systemic racism, regula...
Pete Buttigieg, the mayor of South Bend, Ind., talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about his campaign for president of the United States.
Harley-Davidson CEO Matthew Levatich (Live at C...
Harley-Davidson president and CEO Matthew Levatich talks with Recode's Kara Swisher live onstage at the 2019 Code Conference.
Writer Taffy Brodesser-Akner on Gwyneth Paltrow...
Writer Taffy Brodesser-Akner talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about her popular profiles of public figures such as Gwyneth Paltrow and her new novel, "Fleishman Is in Trouble."
Journalist Carole Cadwalladr on Facebook, Brexi...
Carole Cadwalladr, a reporter for the Guardian and Observer, talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about her investigations into the Cambridge Analytica scandal and the links between tech and political disinformation campaigns.
Long-Term Stock Exchange founder Eric Ries (Liv...
Eric Ries, the founder of the Long-Term Stock Exchange and author of "The Lean Startup," talks with Vox.com's Ezra Klein at the 2019 Code Conference.
"Russian Doll" star Natasha Lyonne and Netflix ...
Actor and producer Natasha Lyonne ("Russian Doll," "Orange Is the New Black") and Netflix's vice president of original content Cindy Holland talk with Recode's Kara Swisher at the 2019 Code Conference.
Rockfeller Foundation president Raj Shah and Go...
Rockfeller Foundation president Raj Shah and Goldman Sachs CEO David Solomon talk with Recode's Teddy Schleifer at the 2019 Code Conference.
Delta Air Lines CEO Ed Bastian (Live at Code 2019)
Delta Air Lines CEO Ed Bastian talks with Recode's Kara Swisher and Jason Del Rey at the 2019 Code Conference.
MIT Media Lab director Joi Ito on the problem w...
Joichi "Joi" Ito, the director of the MIT Media Lab, talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about engineers who over-simplify the world's problems, the Media Lab's role in "surveillance capitalism," and why the values of the tech world will shift from within.
Instagram's Adam Mosseri, Facebook's Andrew Bos...
In these live interviews from the 2019 Code Conference, Casey Newton first talks to Instagram boss Adam Mosseri and Facebook's head of AR and VR, Andrew "Boz" Bosworth; then; later in the show, he interviews three former tech insiders: ex-Googler Jessica Powell, ex-Facebooker Antonio García-Martínez, and ex-Twitter lawyer Nicole Wong.
Fair Fight Action founder Stacey Abrams and CEO...
Georgia politician Stacey Abrams and her former campaign manager Lauren Groh-Wargo, now the co-founders of Fair Fight Action, talk with Recode's Kara Swisher and Vox.com's Ezra Klein at the 2019 Code Conference.
RAICES immigration activists Jonathan Ryan and ...
Jonathan Ryan and Erika Andiola, the CEO and chief advocacy officer at RAICES, talk with Vox.com's Ezra Klein at the 2019 Code Conference.
Amazon Web Services CEO Andy Jassy (Live at Cod...
Andy Jassy, the CEO of Amazon's cloud computing service AWS, talks with Recode's Kara Swisher at the 2019 Code Conference.
Twitter's Vijaya Gadde and Kayvon Beykpour (Liv...
Vijaya Gadde, who leads the legal and trust and safety teams at Twitter, and Periscope co-founder Kayvon Beykpour, who's now the company's head of product, talk with Recode's Kara Swisher and Peter Kafka at the 2019 Code Conference in Scottsdale, Ariz.
The Intercept's Mehdi Hasan on cowardly journal...
Mehdi Hasan, a columnist at the Intercept and host of its weekly podcast Deconstructed, talks with Recode's Kara Swisher.
CNN's Jim Sciutto: "We're already in a war" wit...
CNN's chief national security correspondent Jim Sciutto talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about his new book, The Shadow War: Inside Russia’s and China's Secret Operations to Defeat America.
Michele Madansky's new research into sexual har...
Media market research consultant Michele Madansky talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about The Elephant in the Valley, her study into the prevalence of harassment in tech that was first conducted in 2016 and recently updated with new statistics.
Girls Who Code CEO Reshma Saujani on the real s...
Girls Who Code CEO Reshma Saujani talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about the challenges facing women in the tech industry and what everyone can do to make progress happen faster.
Susan Hockfield: The real answer to sustainable...
Former MIT president Susan Hockfield talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about her new book, "The Age of Living Machines: How Biology Will Build the Next Technology Revolution."
Investors Mark Cuban and Steve Case and talent ...
In these live interviews recorded at the 2019 SALT Conference in Las Vegas, Recode's Kara Swisher talks to investors Mark Cuban and Steve Case and talent agent Scooter Braun.
DuckDuckGo CEO Gabe Weinberg on how Congress (a...
DuckDuckGo CEO Gabe Weinberg talks with Recode’s Kara Swisher in this live conversation recorded at Made By We in New York City.
Facebook’s former security boss Alex Stamos and...
Ex-Facebook security boss Alex Stamos and Twitter co-founder Ev Williams (Live)
Anand Giridharadas on the phony philanthropy of...
"Winners Take All" author Anand Giridharadas talks with Recode’s Kara Swisher in this live conversation recorded at Made By We in New York City.
Ripple CEO Brad Garlinghouse on why big banks s...
Ripple CEO Brad Garlinghouse talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about bringing legitimate financial institutions into the formerly-sketchy world of blockchain and cryptocurrencies.
How “Good to Great” author Jim Collins helped A...
Jim Collins, the author of business books such as "Built to Last" and "Good to Great," talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about his latest work, "Turning the Flywheel."
Preet Bharara on the Mueller report, Constituti...
Preet Bharara, the former U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York and host of the podcast "Stay Tuned With Preet," talks with Recode's Kara Swisher.
Former Secretary of Defense Ash Carter on surve...
In this live conversation recorded at Harvard University's Kennedy School of Government, Recode's Kara Swisher talks with Ash Carter, the former Secretary of Defense under President Obama who now runs the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs.
BONUS: Why Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes wan...
Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about his recent New York Times op-ed, "It's Time to Break Up Facebook."
Esther Wojcicki on how she raised the CEOs of Y...
Author and journalism educator Esther Wojcicki, Silicon Valley’s “mother of dragons,” talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about her new book, How to Raise Successful People.
Sam Harris on religion, politics, and making "e...
Writer and podcaster Sam Harris talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about his views on Islam, social media, and President Trump.
Tristan Harris says tech is "downgrading" human...
Tristan Harris, the co-founder of the Center for Humane Technology, talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about the latest problem he and his peers are trying to solve: "Human downgrading."
Scott Galloway on love, Chipotle, and the other...
NYU professor and Pivot co-host Scott Galloway talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about his new book, "The Algebra of Happiness."
How Mayor London Breed wants Big Tech to help f...
San Francisco Mayor London Breed talks with Recode's Kara Swisher in this live interview recorded at Manny's in the Mission District.
Trash in space, diversity in STEM and artificia...
Kara Swisher's executive producer, Erica Anderson, talks with four TED Fellows at the 2019 TED Conference in Vancouver.
Journalist Julia Angwin on being fired from The...
Julia Angwin, the former editor-in-chief of The Markup, talks with Recode's Kara Swisher in this live podcast recorded in Washington, DC.
Why thinking about your death five times a day ...
WeCroak co-founder Hansa Bergwall talks with Recode’s Kara Swisher about his mobile app, which reminds users of death five times a day.
Why tech is "flunking" the diversity test
Venture capitalist and prominent activist Freada Kapor Klein, the founder of Kapor Capital, talks with Recode's Teddy Schleifer about diversity in tech and impact investing.
Ford CTO Ken Washington on self-driving cars, "...
Ford CTO Ken Washington talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about AI and autonomous vehicles in this live interview recorded at the Studio Theatre in Washington, DC.
PBS CEO Paula Kerger on how to save public tele...
Paula Kerger, the president and CEO of PBS, talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about the state of public media as President Trump is trying to cut its federal funding.
Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi says tech imm...
U.S. Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about breaking up Big Tech, immigration, hate speech, and more.
"The Uninhabitable Earth" author David Wallace-...
Journalist David Wallace-Wells talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about his new book, "The Uninhabitable Earth: Life After Warming."
Meredith Whittaker and Kate Crawford: How AI co...
AI Now Institute founders Meredith Whittaker and Kate Crawford talk with Recode's Kara Swisher about artificial intelligence in this live interview recorded at the Studio Theatre in Washington, DC.
Valerie Jarrett has some advice for Democrats r...
Valerie Jarrett, who was a senior adviser to President Barack Obama from 2009 to 2017, talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about her new book "Finding My Voice: My Journey to the West Wing and the Path Forward."
Ashton Applewhite has a manifesto against ageis...
Writer and activist Ashton Applewhite talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about her new book, "This Chair Rocks: A Manifesto Against Ageism."
Today, Explained host Sean Rameswaram explains ...
Today, Explained host Sean Rameswaram talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about the state of daily news podcasts and the future of the medium.
Backstage Capital founder Arlan Hamilton and De...
Backstage Capital founder Arlan Hamilton and Deeds Not Words founder Wendy Davis talk with Recode's Kara Swisher in this live interview from South by Southwest 2019.
dtx CEO Tim Armstrong and Poshmark CEO Manish C...
Two interviews from An Evening With Code Commerce in Las Vegas: First, the dtx company CEO Tim Armstrong talks with Recode's Kara Swisher and Jason Del Rey; then, Poshmark CEO Manish Chandra talks with Del Rey.
Richard Walker: The dark side of prosperity in ...
Historian and urbanist Richard Walker, a professor emeritus at UC Berkeley, talks with Recode’s Kara Swisher about his latest book, "Pictures of a Gone City: Tech and the Dark Side of Prosperity in the San Francisco Bay Area."
Margrethe Vestager, European Commissioner for C...
European Commissioner for Competition Margrethe Vestager talks with Recode's Kara Swisher in front of a live audience at South by Southwest 2019.
Senator Amy Klobuchar, 2020 U.S. presidential c...
Amy Klobuchar, the senior U.S. Senator from Minnesota who is running for the Democratic Party's nomination in the 2020 presidential race, talks with Recode's Kara Swisher in front of a live audience at South by Southwest.
Kathy Griffin on the notorious photo that chang...
Comedian Kathy Griffin talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about the photo shoot that got her investigated by the Secret Service — and her new self-financed stand-up special, "A Hell of a Story."
YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki on child safety, tox...
YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki talks with Recode's Kara Swisher in this live interview recorded at Lesbians Who Tech in San Francisco.
Hudson's Bay Company CEO Helena Foulkes on the ...
Hudson's Bay Company CEO Helena Foulkes talks with Recode's Kara Swisher in this live interview recorded at An Evening With Code Commerce in Las Vegas.
Laurene Powell Jobs: Trump's rhetoric is "out o...
Laurene Powell Jobs, the founder of the Emerson Collective, talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about journalism, VR, and activism.
Chamath Palihapitiya: People in Silicon Valley ...
Social Capital CEO Chamath Palihapitiya talks with Recode’s Kara Swisher and Teddy Schleifer about an “identity crisis” that pitted his wealth and fame against personal happiness and relationships.
News Media Alliance CEO David Chavern on the ch...
David Chavern, the president and CEO of the nonprofit News Media Alliance, talks with Recode’s Kara Swisher about advocating on behalf of journalists in Washington, D.C.
Lora Haddock: Innovative sex toys aren't a joke
Lora DiCarlo CEO Lora Haddock talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about the process of designing an innovative new sex toy for women — and the fight to get mainstream acceptance for her invention.
The history and future of "net art" with Rhizom...
Michael Connor, the artistic director of the digital art community Rhizome, talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about the group's museum exhibit, "The Art Happens Here," and the future of art made on the internet.
Shoshana Zuboff: Surveillance capitalism is ero...
Harvard Business School professor emerita Shoshana Zuboff talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about her new book, "The Age of Surveillance Capitalism: The Fight for a Human Future at the New Frontier of Power."
IAC chairman Barry Diller: "Hollywood is now ir...
Barry Diller, the chairman of IAC and the Expedia Group, talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about the state of the tech and media industries, problematic people in power and why Diller is building a new public park in New York.
Center for Democracy and Technology CEO Nuala O...
Nuala O'Connor, the CEO of the Center for Democracy and Technology, talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about how the group she leads is lobbying the government and private companies on issues like consumer privacy and free speech.
Why "Zucked" author Roger McNamee turned agains...
Elevation Partners founding partner Roger McNamee talks with Recode’s Kara Swisher about his new book, "Zucked: Waking Up to the Facebook Catastrophe."
“The Mastermind” author Evan Ratliff on how tec...
Journalist and Pop-Up Magazine co-founder Evan Ratliff talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about his new book, "The Mastermind: Drugs, Empire, Murder, Betrayal."
Spencer Stuart executive recruiter James Citrin...
James Citrin, the head of Spencer Stuart CEO Practice, talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about placing top executives at companies like Yahoo, PayPal, eBay, Twitter, Cisco, Pandora and Hulu.
Early AOL exec Jean Case explains how to "Be Fe...
Case Foundation CEO Jean Case, who was an early marketing and communications executive at AOL, talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about her new book, "Be Fearless: 5 Principles for a Life of Breakthroughs and Purpose."
"The Job" author Ellen Shell on the increasingl...
Boston University professor Ellen Shell talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about her new book, "The Job: Work and Its Future in a Time of Radical Change."
Attorney Laura Wasser on making a "TurboTax for...
Divorce attorney Laura Wasser talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about It's Over Easy, an online platform for people getting divorced.
Basecamp CEO Jason Fried on overfunded startups...
Basecamp CEO Jason Fried talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about his most recent book, It Doesn't Have to Be Crazy at Work.
Land O'Lakes CEO Beth Ford on farmer-entreprene...
Land O'Lakes CEO Beth Ford talks with Recode’s Kara Swisher about running a modern dairy and food company, which is co-owned by thousands of farmers.
EFF boss Cindy Cohn and McSweeney's editor Clai...
Cindy Cohn, the executive director of the Electronic Frontier Foundation, and Claire Boyle, the managing editor of McSweeney's Quarterly Concern, talk with Recode's Kara Swisher about their special team-up issue, "The End of Trust."
Glossier CEO Emily Weiss on the "art and scienc...
Emily Weiss, the founder and CEO of Glossier, talks with Recode's Kara Swisher at the 92nd Street Y in New York City.
CNN.com editor in chief Meredith Artley on digi...
CNN.com editor in chief Meredith Artley talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about the future of news online.
99designs CEO Patrick Llewellyn on digitizing c...
99designs CEO Patrick Llewellyn talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about leading a design startup based in Australia.
DoorDash CEO Tony Xu and COO Christopher Payne ...
Serial Box CEO Molly Barton wants to change how...
Keith Rabois on innovation, Trump and Saudi Arabia
Why Weight Watchers is now WW
The ups and downs of Reddit's history
How Imgur avoids the ugliness of social media
What's next for Amazon's Alexa? Maybe buying st...
Four magic words for entrepreneurs: ‘Do your fu...
Why salad chain Sweetgreen thinks like a tech c...
How Peter Jackson’s team made WWI footage look new
Ezra Klein and Kara Swisher on the future of jo...
Why it's OK to be analog in a digital world
Should Mark Zuckerberg fire himself?
NBC's Chuck Todd, Andrea Mitchell and Hallie Ja...
Facebook and Google are “the enemies of indepen...
Casey Newton and Louie Swisher on social media,...
Silicon Valley loves to break the rules. Is tha...
How disinformation poisoned a ‘Facebook nation’
Undocumented immigrants are people, not politic...
After 20,000 workers walked out, Google said it...
Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff on Facebook, homele...
Should the First Amendment apply to Facebook?
Start to Sale: Milk Bar CEO Christina Tosi
Why nonprofits should think more like tech comp...
Sally Yates: Donald Trump is trying to corrupt ...
Data and the future of money in politics with R...
The ‘bad ideas’ that broke American capitalism
Why the New York Times won’t sell itself to a b...
Elon Musk on Tesla’s crazy year, dying on Mars ...
'Good and Mad' author Rebecca Traister
'The Fixer' author Bradley Tusk
'Positive Populism' author Steve Hilton
'Will & Grace' co-star Sean Hayes
23andMe CEO Anne Wojcicki
Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti
AnchorFree CEO David Gorodyansky
2U CEO Chip Paucek
Pivot: Google's data breach, Facebook Portal an...
Former Cisco CEO John Chambers
'Sorry to Bother You' director Boots Riley
Rep. Ro Khanna explains his internet bill of ri...
'Winners Take All' author Anand Giridharadas
'Full Frontal' host Samantha Bee
Square CFO Sarah Friar and Instacart CEO Apoorv...
Jawbone Health CEO Hosain Rahman
BONUS: Instagram CEO Kevin Systrom in 2017
World Bank Group president Jim Yong Kim
The NYT's Maggie Haberman, HuffPost's Lydia Pol...
'Swiped' director Nancy Jo Sales
'AI Superpowers' author Kai-Fu Lee
Nicole Wong, former deputy CTO of the United St...
'Big Game' author Mark Leibovich
Slack chief product officer April Underwood
Sleeping Giants founder Matt Rivitz
U.S. Justice Department antitrust lawyer Makan ...
'Temp' author Louis Hyman
Maker Faire founder Dale Dougherty and Make Mag...
Haystack founder Semil Shah
Senator Ron Wyden
'High Growth Handbook' author Elad Gil
Andrew Moore, dean of Carnegie Mellon's School ...
Glassdoor CEO Robert Hohman
Dr. Jen Gunter, OB/GYN and the internet's favor...
BONUS: Uber Eats boss Jason Droege
Sidecar co-founder Sunil Paul
Grab co-founder Hooi Ling Tan
'General Magic' directors Sarah Kerruish and Ma...
'The Billionaire Raj' author James Crabtree
WordPress co-founder Matt Mullenweg
'Valley of Genius' author Adam Fisher
Alibaba exec Joe Tsai (Live at Code 2018)
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg: The Kara Swisher ...
How social media bots could tank your stock price
Tinder parent company Match Group prepares for ...
Why do some in the tech community support unive...
Why Craigslist founder Craig Newmark is donatin...
Box CEO Aaron Levie talks tech regulation and t...
Airbnb CEO Brian Chesky (Live at Code 2018)
Matt Cutts: Why more tech workers should come t...
Psychologist Adam Grant: Your company’s culture...
How Nat Geo uses Instagram to stay relevant
How Silicon Valley is responding to the immigra...
Microsoft President Brad Smith (Live at Code 2018)
Tom Peters, management expert and author of ‘Th...
Michael Barbaro, host of the New York Times pod...
Stitch Fix CEO Katrina Lake (Live at Code 2018)
Linda McMahon, U.S. Small Business Administrato...
U.S. Senator Mark Warner (Live at Code 2018)
How tech can fix its diversity problem: The Cod...
From Ben Franklin to Google: Jessica Weisberg t...
Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi (Live at Code 2018)
Snap CEO Evan Spiegel (Live at Code 2018)
How to save American jobs in the age of disruption
General Michael Hayden on Donald Trump’s ‘assau...
Congressman Ro Khanna: We need an 'internet bil...
How to succeed in tech: Be lucky and ruthless
John Carreyrou on lies and 'Bad Blood' at Theranos
Recode Media: Robin Williams biographer Dave It...
Michael Pollan: LSD and other psychedelics insp...
John Doerr: How to run your company like Bill G...
How 'Microtrends' affect everything, from marri...
Tech execs are ‘weenies,’ Patagonia CEO Rose Ma...
Why 'Lean In: The Movie' didn't happen (Nell Sc...
José Andrés on feeding Puerto Rico and the 'pow...
Ronan Farrow on ‘War on Peace,’ Harvey Weinstei...
Sally Kohn on 'The Opposite of Hate,' Fox News ...
New York Times tech columnist Farhad Manjoo exp...
Silicon Valley’s first disruptors (John Henness...
The dark side of dating apps (Joanna Coles, aut...
The ‘invisible startups’ of LA Tech (Mark Suste...
BlackBerry CEO John Chen wants somebody to make...
Yelp CEO Jeremy Stoppelman: Silicon Valley has ...
Hillary Clinton advisor and "Dear Madam Preside...
Apple CEO Tim Cook: The uncut 'Revolution' inte...
Google CEO Sundar Pichai and YouTube CEO Susan ...
Former White House advisor Valerie Jarrett: Tru...
Maria Shriver and Christina Schwarzenegger disc...
Flying cars are the future of military transpor...
What men and women need to know about working t...
Therapist Esther Perel: Tinder and Instagram ar...
Anthony 'The Mooch' Scaramucci: Trump has secre...
CNN’s Christiane Amanpour on sex, #MeToo and No...
Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes: Why guarantee...
Sen. Chuck Schumer on Amazon, net neutrality an...
Facebook’s Sheryl Sandberg on techlash and #MeT...
Is 'Uber meets Harvard' the future of learning?
Why Katie Couric left Yahoo
Can an alt-weekly newspaper survive in 2018?
What’s missing from the startup ecosystem? (Jen...