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If Then | News on technology, Silicon Valley, politics, and tech policy

By Slate Magazine

If Then: is a show about technology, society, and power. Each week, Slate‘s April Glaser and Will Oremus take you on a lively tour of the tech news that actually matters, from fake news in your Facebook feed to the algorithms that want your job to the Uber drivers who want a job with benefits. With news-making interviews of key tech-industry figures, fascinating academics, and top tech journalists, they explore not only how the technology that’s shaping our world works, but the ideas, ideologies, incentives, and biases that underlie it. And guess what: They don’t always agree.

  1. 1.
    Tech Barons Are the New Media Barons19 September 2018
    46:29
  2. 2.
    If Then Presents: The Secret History of The Future16 September 2018
    44:04
  3. 3.
    Special Report: Apple’s New (Old) Gizmos13 September 2018
    24:16
  4. 4.
    Google’s Real Biases12 September 2018
    45:24
  5. 5.
    How The Future Of Music Streaming Will Sound5 September 2018
    42:22
  6. 6.
    Twitter Without the Nazis29 August 2018
    38:57
  7. 7.
    Google’s Secret Censorship Project22 August 2018
    46:23
  8. 8.
    Making Sense of Elon Musk15 August 2018
    45:23
  1. 9.
    Embracing Deplorable Status8 August 2018
    44:03
  2. 10.
    Flying Cars Are Only A Few Years Away1 August 2018
    38:09
  3. 11.
    This Is How Fake News Spreads25 July 2018
    39:15
  4. 12.
    How a Top Twitter Exec Tackles Trolls18 July 2018
    46:49
  5. 13.
    The Surveillance State's Eyes at the U.S. Border11 July 2018
    59:25
  6. 14.
    The Supreme Court in the Cyber Age4 July 2018
    37:43
  7. 15.
    Tech Workers Fight Back27 June 2018
    40:59
  8. 16.
    Should Tech Companies Take a Stand Against Family Separation?20 June 2018
    29:34
  9. 17.
    The Failed Promise of the Gig Economy13 June 2018
    38:39
  10. 18.
    Naomi Klein on Disaster Capitalism in Puerto Rico.6 June 2018
    43:47
  11. 19.
    Bloody Money and Blind Investors30 May 2018
    39:36
  12. 20.
    Google’s Chokehold on the Web23 May 2018
    39:09
  13. 21.
    Welcome to the Swamp16 May 2018
    49:42
  14. 22.
    Baby, You Can Self-Drive My Car9 May 2018
    40:53
  15. 23.
    Why an E-Waste Recycler Is Going to Prison2 May 2018
    45:03
  16. 24.
    The Cost of Online Immunity25 April 2018
    50:08
  17. 25.
    What If Facebook Used Data For Black Lives?18 April 2018
    43:27
  18. 26.
    What Mark Zuckerberg Didn’t Share12 April 2018
    32:06
  19. 27.
    Congress Called. They Want Our Data Back.10 April 2018
    30:11
  20. 28.
    Alexa, How Do You Really Work?4 April 2018
    41:26
  21. 29.
    Facebook’s Deepwater Horizon28 March 2018
    48:33
  22. 30.
    The Tech That Draws Your District21 March 2018
    24:56
  23. 31.
    What Keeps Facebook Up at Night14 March 2018
    39:45
  24. 32.
    Nietzsche with a 3D Printer7 March 2018
    45:38
  25. 33.
    “You Have to Be Heard”28 February 2018
    43:44
  26. 34.
    How Russian Trolls Went Local21 February 2018
    35:14
  27. 35.
    “Like” Is Too Simple an Emotion14 February 2018
    42:58
  28. 36.
    FISA and Fury7 February 2018
    40:08
  29. 37.
    Through The Revolving Door Between Facebook and Democrats31 January 2018
    34:33
  30. 38.
    Dudebros Everyday24 January 2018
    30:41
  31. 39.
    The Problem With Facebook Is Facebook17 January 2018
    33:45
  32. 40.
    Live from CES: Our Dumb "Smart" Future 10 January 2018
    31:46
  33. 41.
    Science Fiction by ABBA3 January 2018
    33:14
  34. 42.
    What’s a Firefox?20 December 2017
    38:13
  35. 43.
    Beanie Babies for Geeks13 December 2017
    29:16
  36. 44.
    The Ellen Pao Effect6 December 2017
    24:58
  37. 45.
    Antitrust Superstar29 November 2017
    35:09
  38. 46.
    Hack Friday22 November 2017
    39:58
  39. 47.
    Leaving Zen on the Table15 November 2017
    45:51
  40. 48.
    You Can’t Hardcode Community8 November 2017
    35:39
  41. 49.
    Trash Moths to the Trash Flame2 November 2017
    41:49
  42. 50.
    Coming Nov. 2, Slate's New Tech Show IF THEN27 October 2017
    8:30

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