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Recode Decode with Kara Swisher

By Recode

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. Tune in every week for enlightening conversations with people like Tesla CEO Elon Musk, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, and many more. Produced by Recode and the Vox Media Podcast Network.

  1. 1.
    Ripple CEO Brad Garlinghouse on why big banks should get into cryptocurrencies05/20/2019
    1:01:32
  2. 2.
    How “Good to Great” author Jim Collins helped Amazon rescue itself05/17/2019
    1:03:41
  3. 3.
    Preet Bharara on the Mueller report, Constitutional crises and Twitter fatigue05/15/2019
    1:07:37
  4. 4.
    Former Secretary of Defense Ash Carter on surveillance, AI ethics, and how to regulate tech 05/13/2019
    1:19:55
  5. 5.
    BONUS: Why Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes wants the government to break it up05/10/2019
    57:30
  6. 6.
    Esther Wojcicki on how she raised the CEOs of YouTube and 23andMe05/10/2019
    53:24
  7. 7.
    Sam Harris on religion, politics, and making "enemies" online.05/08/2019
    1:42:23
  8. 8.
    Tristan Harris says tech is "downgrading" humanity — but we can fix it05/06/2019
    1:07:03
  1. 9.
    Scott Galloway on love, Chipotle, and the other forms of happiness05/03/2019
    1:02:01
  2. 10.
    How Mayor London Breed wants Big Tech to help fix San Francisco05/01/2019
    1:18:06
  3. 11.
    Trash in space, diversity in STEM and artificial meat at TED 201904/29/2019
    1:04:46
  4. 12.
    Journalist Julia Angwin on being fired from The Markup, investigating Facebook and data-based news04/26/2019
    45:10
  5. 13.
    Why thinking about your death five times a day is good for you04/24/2019
    44:08
  6. 14.
    Why tech is "flunking" the diversity test04/22/2019
    59:46
  7. 15.
    Ford CTO Ken Washington on self-driving cars, "creepy" AI and hovercrafts04/17/2019
    1:06:04
  8. 16.
    PBS CEO Paula Kerger on how to save public television from budget cuts04/15/2019
    51:15
  9. 17.
    Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi says tech immunity "could be in jeopardy."04/12/2019
    47:36
  10. 18.
    "The Uninhabitable Earth" author David Wallace-Wells says tech is failing on climate change04/10/2019
    52:36
  11. 19.
    Meredith Whittaker and Kate Crawford: How AI could change your life04/08/2019
    1:01:54
  12. 20.
    Valerie Jarrett has some advice for Democrats running in 202004/03/2019
    59:49
  13. 21.
    Ashton Applewhite has a manifesto against ageism: "This Chair Rocks"04/01/2019
    42:19
  14. 22.
    Today, Explained host Sean Rameswaram explains the future of podcasts03/27/2019
    50:59
  15. 23.
    Backstage Capital founder Arlan Hamilton and Deeds Not Words founder Wendy Davis (live at SXSW)03/25/2019
    1:05:56
  16. 24.
    dtx CEO Tim Armstrong and Poshmark CEO Manish Chandra (live at An Evening With Code Commerce)03/23/2019
    1:27:02
  17. 25.
    Richard Walker: The dark side of prosperity in San Francisco03/20/2019
    55:35
  18. 26.
    Margrethe Vestager, European Commissioner for Competition (Live at SXSW 2019)03/18/2019
    1:02:49
  19. 27.
    Senator Amy Klobuchar, 2020 U.S. presidential candidate03/16/2019
    1:06:20
  20. 28.
    Kathy Griffin on the notorious photo that changed her life03/13/2019
    1:03:20
  21. 29.
    YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki on child safety, toxic comments and the Google walkout03/11/2019
    33:24
  22. 30.
    Hudson's Bay Company CEO Helena Foulkes on the future of retail stores03/09/2019
    39:05
  23. 31.
    Laurene Powell Jobs: Trump's rhetoric is "out of a dictator's playbook"03/06/2019
    32:55
  24. 32.
    Chamath Palihapitiya: People in Silicon Valley are deeply unhappy03/04/2019
    1:07:42
  25. 33.
    News Media Alliance CEO David Chavern on the challenges facing the news business03/02/2019
    47:41
  26. 34.
    Lora Haddock: Innovative sex toys aren't a joke02/27/2019
    39:52
  27. 35.
    The history and future of "net art" with Rhizome artistic director Michael Connor02/25/2019
    48:43
  28. 36.
    Shoshana Zuboff: Surveillance capitalism is eroding democracy02/20/2019
    51:24
  29. 37.
    IAC chairman Barry Diller: "Hollywood is now irrelevant"02/18/2019
    1:02:45
  30. 38.
    Center for Democracy and Technology CEO Nuala O'Connor on reforming Big Tech02/13/2019
    51:01
  31. 39.
    Why "Zucked" author Roger McNamee turned against Facebook02/11/2019
    1:14:10
  32. 40.
    “The Mastermind” author Evan Ratliff on how tech enabled a drug kingpin02/06/2019
    49:02
  33. 41.
    Spencer Stuart executive recruiter James Citrin on how to find great CEOs02/04/2019
    57:33
  34. 42.
    Early AOL exec Jean Case explains how to "Be Fearless"01/30/2019
    59:28
  35. 43.
    "The Job" author Ellen Shell on the increasingly automated future of work01/28/2019
    54:29
  36. 44.
    Attorney Laura Wasser on making a "TurboTax for divorce"01/26/2019
    48:25
  37. 45.
    Basecamp CEO Jason Fried on overfunded startups and stressful workplaces01/23/2019
    1:01:46
  38. 46.
    Land O'Lakes CEO Beth Ford on farmer-entrepreneurs, "agritech" and Rep. Steve King01/21/2019
    57:22
  39. 47.
    EFF boss Cindy Cohn and McSweeney's editor Claire Boyle on digital privacy and "the end of trust"01/19/2019
    57:18
  40. 48.
    Glossier CEO Emily Weiss on the "art and science" of the beauty business01/16/2019
    1:10:07
  41. 49.
    CNN.com editor in chief Meredith Artley on digital media and earning the public's trust01/14/2019
    53:02
  42. 50.
    99designs CEO Patrick Llewellyn on digitizing creativity01/12/2019
    38:32
  43. 51.
    DoorDash CEO Tony Xu and COO Christopher Payne on the future of delivery01/09/2019
    56:54
  44. 52.
    Serial Box CEO Molly Barton wants to change how you read01/07/2019
    40:59
  45. 53.
    Keith Rabois on innovation, Trump and Saudi Arabia01/05/2019
    1:06:10
  46. 54.
    Why Weight Watchers is now WW01/02/2019
    42:49
  47. 55.
    The ups and downs of Reddit's history12/31/2018
    40:54
  48. 56.
    How Imgur avoids the ugliness of social media12/26/2018
    45:23
  49. 57.
    What's next for Amazon's Alexa? Maybe buying stuff for you automatically.12/24/2018
    46:19
  50. 58.
    Four magic words for entrepreneurs: ‘Do your fucking job.’12/19/2018
    42:27
  51. 59.
    Why salad chain Sweetgreen thinks like a tech company12/17/2018
    49:58
  52. 60.
    How Peter Jackson’s team made WWI footage look new12/15/2018
    43:42
  53. 61.
    Ezra Klein and Kara Swisher on the future of journalism12/12/2018
    1:29:19
  54. 62.
    Why it's OK to be analog in a digital world12/10/2018
    45:13
  55. 63.
    Should Mark Zuckerberg fire himself?12/08/2018
    1:23:53
  56. 64.
    NBC's Chuck Todd, Andrea Mitchell and Hallie Jackson (Live)12/05/2018
    1:22:01
  57. 65.
    Facebook and Google are “the enemies of independent thought”12/03/2018
    51:29
  58. 66.
    Casey Newton and Louie Swisher on social media, video games and 300 Recode Decodes12/01/2018
    59:25
  59. 67.
    Silicon Valley loves to break the rules. Is that a good thing?11/28/2018
    41:33
  60. 68.
    How disinformation poisoned a ‘Facebook nation’11/26/2018
    57:23
  61. 69.
    Undocumented immigrants are people, not political props11/24/2018
    57:48
  62. 70.
    After 20,000 workers walked out, Google said it got the message. The workers disagree.11/21/2018
    1:04:22
  63. 71.
    Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff on Facebook, homelessness in SF and buying Time11/19/2018
    28:15
  64. 72.
    Should the First Amendment apply to Facebook?11/19/2018
    46:48
  65. 73.
    Start to Sale: Milk Bar CEO Christina Tosi11/17/2018
    48:26
  66. 74.
    Why nonprofits should think more like tech companies11/14/2018
    38:10
  67. 75.
    Sally Yates: Donald Trump is trying to corrupt the Justice Department11/12/2018
    51:38
  68. 76.
    Data and the future of money in politics with RevUp CEO Steve Spinner11/10/2018
    48:34
  69. 77.
    The ‘bad ideas’ that broke American capitalism11/07/2018
    1:08:30
  70. 78.
    Why the New York Times won’t sell itself to a billionaire11/05/2018
    37:05
  71. 79.
    Elon Musk on Tesla’s crazy year, dying on Mars and taking Saudi money11/02/2018
    1:14:30
  72. 80.
    'Good and Mad' author Rebecca Traister10/31/2018
    58:10
  73. 81.
    'The Fixer' author Bradley Tusk10/29/2018
    52:04
  74. 82.
    Hillary Clinton10/27/2018
    1:13:19
  75. 83.
    'Positive Populism' author Steve Hilton10/24/2018
    56:42
  76. 84.
    'Will & Grace' co-star Sean Hayes10/22/2018
    1:06:37
  77. 85.
    23andMe CEO Anne Wojcicki10/20/2018
    43:04
  78. 86.
    Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti10/17/2018
    46:29
  79. 87.
    AnchorFree CEO David Gorodyansky10/15/2018
    42:01
  80. 88.
    2U CEO Chip Paucek10/13/2018
    43:17
  81. 89.
    Pivot: Google's data breach, Facebook Portal and Taylor Swift10/12/2018
    29:57
  82. 90.
    Former Cisco CEO John Chambers10/10/2018
    56:23
  83. 91.
    'Sorry to Bother You' director Boots Riley10/08/2018
    1:08:51
  84. 92.
    Rep. Ro Khanna explains his internet bill of rights10/06/2018
    53:17
  85. 93.
    'Winners Take All' author Anand Giridharadas10/03/2018
    51:16
  86. 94.
    'Full Frontal' host Samantha Bee10/01/2018
    46:12
  87. 95.
    Square CFO Sarah Friar and Instacart CEO Apoorva Mehta09/29/2018
    1:09:04
  88. 96.
    Jawbone Health CEO Hosain Rahman09/26/2018
    1:04:35
  89. 97.
    BONUS: Instagram CEO Kevin Systrom in 201709/25/2018
    1:04:29
  90. 98.
    World Bank Group president Jim Yong Kim09/24/2018
    56:28
  91. 99.
    The NYT's Maggie Haberman, HuffPost's Lydia Polgreen and actor Jane Lynch09/22/2018
    58:46
  92. 100.
    'Swiped' director Nancy Jo Sales09/19/2018
    58:14
  93. 101.
    'AI Superpowers' author Kai-Fu Lee09/17/2018
    50:09
  94. 102.
    Nicole Wong, former deputy CTO of the United States09/12/2018
    57:22
  95. 103.
    'Big Game' author Mark Leibovich09/10/2018
    1:00:00
  96. 104.
    Slack chief product officer April Underwood09/05/2018
    1:05:18
  97. 105.
    Sleeping Giants founder Matt Rivitz09/03/2018
    54:08
  98. 106.
    U.S. Justice Department antitrust lawyer Makan Delrahim09/01/2018
    1:00:51
  99. 107.
    'Temp' author Louis Hyman08/29/2018
    52:45
  100. 108.
    Maker Faire founder Dale Dougherty and Make Magazine editor Mike Senese08/27/2018
    55:18
  101. 109.
    Haystack founder Semil Shah08/25/2018
    55:00
  102. 110.
    Senator Ron Wyden08/22/2018
    35:01
  103. 111.
    'High Growth Handbook' author Elad Gil08/20/2018
    57:28
  104. 112.
    Andrew Moore, dean of Carnegie Mellon's School of Computer Science08/18/2018
    45:42
  105. 113.
    Glassdoor CEO Robert Hohman08/15/2018
    51:48
  106. 114.
    Dr. Jen Gunter, OB/GYN and the internet's favorite Goop critic08/13/2018
    54:42
  107. 115.
    BONUS: Uber Eats boss Jason Droege08/08/2018
    47:27
  108. 116.
    Sidecar co-founder Sunil Paul08/06/2018
    57:36
  109. 117.
    Grab co-founder Hooi Ling Tan08/01/2018
    28:07
  110. 118.
    'General Magic' directors Sarah Kerruish and Matt Maude07/30/2018
    47:01
  111. 119.
    'The Billionaire Raj' author James Crabtree07/28/2018
    46:26
  112. 120.
    WordPress co-founder Matt Mullenweg07/25/2018
    57:29
  113. 121.
    'Valley of Genius' author Adam Fisher07/23/2018
    59:27
  114. 122.
    Alibaba exec Joe Tsai (Live at Code 2018)07/21/2018
    31:40
  115. 123.
    Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg: The Kara Swisher interview07/18/2018
    1:22:00
  116. 124.
    How social media bots could tank your stock price07/16/2018
    48:36
  117. 125.
    Tinder parent company Match Group prepares for battle with Facebook07/14/2018
    54:17
  118. 126.
    Why do some in the tech community support universal basic income? They're 'terrified' about the future.07/11/2018
    51:42
  119. 127.
    Why Craigslist founder Craig Newmark is donating millions for journalism07/09/2018
    51:43
  120. 128.
    Box CEO Aaron Levie talks tech regulation and the future of jobs07/07/2018
    1:04:30
  121. 129.
    Airbnb CEO Brian Chesky (Live at Code 2018)07/04/2018
    40:25
  122. 130.
    Matt Cutts: Why more tech workers should come to D.C.07/02/2018
    48:21
  123. 131.
    Psychologist Adam Grant: Your company’s culture isn’t unique06/30/2018
    49:01
  124. 132.
    How Nat Geo uses Instagram to stay relevant06/27/2018
    55:28
  125. 133.
    How Silicon Valley is responding to the immigration crisis06/25/2018
    56:23
  126. 134.
    Microsoft President Brad Smith (Live at Code 2018)06/23/2018
    38:54
  127. 135.
    Tom Peters, management expert and author of ‘The Excellence Dividend’06/20/2018
    53:26
  128. 136.
    Michael Barbaro, host of the New York Times podcast The Daily (Live)06/18/2018
    1:09:49
  129. 137.
    Stitch Fix CEO Katrina Lake (Live at Code 2018)06/16/2018
    31:42
  130. 138.
    Linda McMahon, U.S. Small Business Administrator (Live at Code 2018)06/13/2018
    41:45
  131. 139.
    U.S. Senator Mark Warner (Live at Code 2018)06/11/2018
    43:17
  132. 140.
    How tech can fix its diversity problem: The Code 2018 panel06/09/2018
    43:18
  133. 141.
    From Ben Franklin to Google: Jessica Weisberg traces the history of advice in ‘Asking for a Friend’06/06/2018
    50:13
  134. 142.
    Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi (Live at Code 2018)06/04/2018
    39:19
  135. 143.
    Snap CEO Evan Spiegel (Live at Code 2018)06/02/2018
    44:32
  136. 144.
    How to save American jobs in the age of disruption05/30/2018
    1:03:37
  137. 145.
    General Michael Hayden on Donald Trump’s ‘assault on intelligence’05/28/2018
    1:02:50
  138. 146.
    Congressman Ro Khanna: We need an 'internet bill of rights'05/26/2018
    55:15
  139. 147.
    How to succeed in tech: Be lucky and ruthless05/23/2018
    52:04
  140. 148.
    John Carreyrou on lies and 'Bad Blood' at Theranos05/21/2018
    1:06:24
  141. 149.
    Recode Media: Robin Williams biographer Dave Itzkoff05/19/2018
    50:01
  142. 150.
    Michael Pollan: LSD and other psychedelics inspired some of Silicon Valley’s greatest inventions05/16/2018
    1:03:23
  143. 151.
    John Doerr: How to run your company like Bill Gates or Bono05/14/2018
    59:55
  144. 152.
    How 'Microtrends' affect everything, from marriage to Trump05/12/2018
    1:05:47
  145. 153.
    Tech execs are ‘weenies,’ Patagonia CEO Rose Marcario says05/09/2018
    48:45
  146. 154.
    Why 'Lean In: The Movie' didn't happen (Nell Scovell, author, 'Just the Funny Parts')05/07/2018
    1:07:26
  147. 155.
    José Andrés on feeding Puerto Rico and the 'power of food' (Live)05/05/2018
    1:00:08
  148. 156.
    Ronan Farrow on ‘War on Peace,’ Harvey Weinstein and winning a Pulitzer05/02/2018
    1:13:34
  149. 157.
    Sally Kohn on 'The Opposite of Hate,' Fox News and Joy Reid04/30/2018
    1:19:44
  150. 158.
    New York Times tech columnist Farhad Manjoo explains the 'Frightful Five'04/28/2018
    1:06:50
  151. 159.
    Silicon Valley’s first disruptors (John Hennessy and Dave Patterson, winners, 2017 Turing Award)04/25/2018
    53:53
  152. 160.
    The dark side of dating apps (Joanna Coles, author, 'Love Rules')04/23/2018
    1:07:22
  153. 161.
    The ‘invisible startups’ of LA Tech (Mark Suster, managing partner, Upfront Ventures)04/18/2018
    1:09:32
  154. 162.
    BlackBerry CEO John Chen wants somebody to make a new BlackBerry04/16/2018
    53:09
  155. 163.
    Yelp CEO Jeremy Stoppelman: Silicon Valley has 'lost its purpose'04/11/2018
    54:52
  156. 164.
    Hillary Clinton advisor and "Dear Madam President" author Jennifer Palmieri 04/09/2018
    1:10:49
  157. 165.
    Apple CEO Tim Cook: The uncut 'Revolution' interview04/07/2018
    1:16:55
  158. 166.
    Google CEO Sundar Pichai and YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki (Live)04/04/2018
    50:32
  159. 167.
    Former White House advisor Valerie Jarrett: Trump won. What now?04/02/2018
    1:09:25
  160. 168.
    Maria Shriver and Christina Schwarzenegger discuss 'Take Your Pills'03/31/2018
    49:53
  161. 169.
    Flying cars are the future of military transportation03/28/2018
    54:13
  162. 170.
    What men and women need to know about working together03/26/2018
    1:05:34
  163. 171.
    Therapist Esther Perel: Tinder and Instagram are 'crippling' our relationships03/21/2018
    56:02
  164. 172.
    Anthony 'The Mooch' Scaramucci: Trump has secret admirers in Silicon Valley03/19/2018
    1:29:42
  165. 173.
    CNN’s Christiane Amanpour on sex, #MeToo and North Korea (Live from SXSW)03/17/2018
    59:29
  166. 174.
    Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes: Why guaranteed income makes sense03/14/2018
    1:02:39
  167. 175.
    Sen. Chuck Schumer on Amazon, net neutrality and the 2018 midterms03/12/2018
    44:37
  168. 176.
    Facebook’s Sheryl Sandberg on techlash and #MeToo (Live)03/07/2018
    34:10
  169. 177.
    Is 'Uber meets Harvard' the future of learning?03/05/2018
    49:25
  170. 178.
    Why Katie Couric left Yahoo02/28/2018
    1:17:51
  171. 179.
    Can an alt-weekly newspaper survive in 2018?02/26/2018
    51:39
  172. 180.
    What’s missing from the startup ecosystem? (Jennifer Fonstad, co-founder, Aspect Ventures)02/21/2018
    54:36
  173. 181.
    Why cryptocurrencies matter (Sarah Tavel, partner, Benchmark)02/19/2018
    1:11:32
  174. 182.
    HuffPost editor in chief Lydia Polgreen (Live at Code Media 2018)02/17/2018
    41:18
  175. 183.
    YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki (Live at Code Media 2018)02/14/2018
    43:32
  176. 184.
    How VR can change your brain (Jeremy Bailenson, author, 'Experience on Demand')02/12/2018
    49:22
  177. 185.
    What Abraham Lincoln and Rachel Carson can teach us about leadership02/07/2018
    1:01:58
  178. 186.
    How to fix Silicon Valley's 'Brotopia'02/05/2018
    1:06:00
  179. 187.
    Tech is now a weapon for propaganda (Dipayan Ghosh and Ben Scott, co-authors, ‘Digital Deceit’)01/31/2018
    1:01:31
  180. 188.
    Social media can't surprise us anymore (Chuck Todd, moderator, 'Meet the Press')01/29/2018
    1:09:19
  181. 189.
    What's funny about Trump? (Alexandra Petri, columnist, the Washington Post)01/24/2018
    52:38
  182. 190.
    How to fix the problems caused by tech (Andrew Keen, author, 'How to Fix the Future')01/22/2018
    1:03:56
  183. 191.
    Where’s the money in online comedy? (Gregg Spiridellis, CEO, JibJab)01/17/2018
    1:02:43
  184. 192.
    Sex, the internet and the 1990s (David Friend, author, ‘The Naughty Nineties’)01/15/2018
    1:01:03
  185. 193.
    I quit Google to be a comedian (Sarah Cooper, author, "100 Tricks To Appear Smart in Meetings”)01/10/2018
    1:08:43
  186. 194.
    How to fix your company's culture (Patty McCord, author, "Powerful")01/08/2018
    1:07:56
  187. 195.
    Silicon Valley can't take a joke (Dick Costolo, CEO, Chorus)01/03/2018
    1:04:39
  188. 196.
    Kara Swisher visits the Longform Podcast (Live)01/01/2018
    56:58
  189. 197.
    Why Grindr started a magazine (Zach Stafford and Trish Bendix, editors, Into)12/27/2017
    1:04:48
  190. 198.
    Uber's Tony West and Eric Holder on exposing wrongdoing (Live)12/25/2017
    33:24
  191. 199.
    Sports columnist Christine Brennan previews her 18th consecutive Olympics12/23/2017
    1:07:14
  192. 200.
    Bitcoin is just getting started (Megan Quinn, general partner, Spark Capital)12/20/2017
    1:25:03

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