Recode Decode, hosted by Kara Swisher

Recode Decode, hosted by Kara Swisher
Four magic words for entrepreneurs: ‘Do your fucking job.’
play_circle_filled
Four magic words for entrepreneurs: ‘Do your fucking job.’
Why salad chain Sweetgreen thinks like a tech company
How Peter Jackson’s team made WWI footage look new
Ezra Klein and Kara Swisher on the future of journalism
Why it's OK to be analog in a digital world
Should Mark Zuckerberg fire himself?
NBC's Chuck Todd, Andrea Mitchell and Hallie Jackson (Live)
Facebook and Google are “the enemies of independent thought”
Casey Newton and Louie Swisher on social media, video games and 300 Recode Decodes
Silicon Valley loves to break the rules. Is that a good thing?
How disinformation poisoned a ‘Facebook nation’
Undocumented immigrants are people, not political props
After 20,000 workers walked out, Google said it got the message. The workers disagree.
Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff on Facebook, homelessness in SF and buying Time
Should the First Amendment apply to Facebook?
Start to Sale: Milk Bar CEO Christina Tosi
Why nonprofits should think more like tech companies
Sally Yates: Donald Trump is trying to corrupt the Justice Department
Data and the future of money in politics with RevUp CEO Steve Spinner
The ‘bad ideas’ that broke American capitalism
Why the New York Times won’t sell itself to a billionaire
Elon Musk on Tesla’s crazy year, dying on Mars and taking Saudi money
'Good and Mad' author Rebecca Traister
'The Fixer' author Bradley Tusk
Hillary Clinton
'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 and Taylor Swift
Former Cisco CEO John Chambers
'Sorry to Bother You' director Boots Riley
Rep. Ro Khanna explains his internet bill of rights
'Winners Take All' author Anand Giridharadas
'Full Frontal' host Samantha Bee
Square CFO Sarah Friar and Instacart CEO Apoorva Mehta
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 Polgreen and actor Jane Lynch
'Swiped' director Nancy Jo Sales
'AI Superpowers' author Kai-Fu Lee
Nicole Wong, former deputy CTO of the United States
'Big Game' author Mark Leibovich
Slack chief product officer April Underwood
Sleeping Giants founder Matt Rivitz
U.S. Justice Department antitrust lawyer Makan Delrahim
'Temp' author Louis Hyman
Maker Faire founder Dale Dougherty and Make Magazine editor Mike Senese
Haystack founder Semil Shah
Senator Ron Wyden
'High Growth Handbook' author Elad Gil
Andrew Moore, dean of Carnegie Mellon's School of Computer Science
Glassdoor CEO Robert Hohman
Dr. Jen Gunter, OB/GYN and the internet's favorite Goop critic
BONUS: Uber Eats boss Jason Droege
Sidecar co-founder Sunil Paul
Grab co-founder Hooi Ling Tan
'General Magic' directors Sarah Kerruish and Matt Maude
'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 interview
How social media bots could tank your stock price
Tinder parent company Match Group prepares for battle with Facebook
Why do some in the tech community support universal basic income? They're 'terrified' about the future.
Why Craigslist founder Craig Newmark is donating millions for journalism
Box CEO Aaron Levie talks tech regulation and the future of jobs
Airbnb CEO Brian Chesky (Live at Code 2018)
Matt Cutts: Why more tech workers should come to D.C.
Psychologist Adam Grant: Your company’s culture isn’t unique
How Nat Geo uses Instagram to stay relevant
How Silicon Valley is responding to the immigration crisis
Microsoft President Brad Smith (Live at Code 2018)
Tom Peters, management expert and author of ‘The Excellence Dividend’
Michael Barbaro, host of the New York Times podcast The Daily (Live)
Stitch Fix CEO Katrina Lake (Live at Code 2018)
Linda McMahon, U.S. Small Business Administrator (Live at Code 2018)
U.S. Senator Mark Warner (Live at Code 2018)
How tech can fix its diversity problem: The Code 2018 panel
From Ben Franklin to Google: Jessica Weisberg traces the history of advice in ‘Asking for a Friend’
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 ‘assault on intelligence’
Congressman Ro Khanna: We need an 'internet bill of rights'
How to succeed in tech: Be lucky and ruthless
John Carreyrou on lies and 'Bad Blood' at Theranos
Recode Media: Robin Williams biographer Dave Itzkoff
Michael Pollan: LSD and other psychedelics inspired some of Silicon Valley’s greatest inventions
John Doerr: How to run your company like Bill Gates or Bono
How 'Microtrends' affect everything, from marriage to Trump
Tech execs are ‘weenies,’ Patagonia CEO Rose Marcario says
Why 'Lean In: The Movie' didn't happen (Nell Scovell, author, 'Just the Funny Parts')
José Andrés on feeding Puerto Rico and the 'power of food' (Live)
Ronan Farrow on ‘War on Peace,’ Harvey Weinstein and winning a Pulitzer
Sally Kohn on 'The Opposite of Hate,' Fox News and Joy Reid
New York Times tech columnist Farhad Manjoo explains the 'Frightful Five'
Silicon Valley’s first disruptors (John Hennessy and Dave Patterson, winners, 2017 Turing Award)
The dark side of dating apps (Joanna Coles, author, 'Love Rules')
The ‘invisible startups’ of LA Tech (Mark Suster, managing partner, Upfront Ventures)
BlackBerry CEO John Chen wants somebody to make a new BlackBerry
Yelp CEO Jeremy Stoppelman: Silicon Valley has 'lost its purpose'
Hillary Clinton advisor and "Dear Madam President" author Jennifer Palmieri
Apple CEO Tim Cook: The uncut 'Revolution' interview
Google CEO Sundar Pichai and YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki (Live)
Former White House advisor Valerie Jarrett: Trump won. What now?
Maria Shriver and Christina Schwarzenegger discuss 'Take Your Pills'
Flying cars are the future of military transportation
What men and women need to know about working together
Therapist Esther Perel: Tinder and Instagram are 'crippling' our relationships
Anthony 'The Mooch' Scaramucci: Trump has secret admirers in Silicon Valley
CNN’s Christiane Amanpour on sex, #MeToo and North Korea (Live from SXSW)
Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes: Why guaranteed income makes sense
Sen. Chuck Schumer on Amazon, net neutrality and the 2018 midterms
Facebook’s Sheryl Sandberg on techlash and #MeToo (Live)
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? (Jennifer Fonstad, co-founder, Aspect Ventures)
Why cryptocurrencies matter (Sarah Tavel, partner, Benchmark)
HuffPost editor in chief Lydia Polgreen (Live at Code Media 2018)
YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki (Live at Code Media 2018)
How VR can change your brain (Jeremy Bailenson, author, 'Experience on Demand')
What Abraham Lincoln and Rachel Carson can teach us about leadership
How to fix Silicon Valley's 'Brotopia'
Tech is now a weapon for propaganda (Dipayan Ghosh and Ben Scott, co-authors, ‘Digital Deceit’)
Social media can't surprise us anymore (Chuck Todd, moderator, 'Meet the Press')
What's funny about Trump? (Alexandra Petri, columnist, the Washington Post)
How to fix the problems caused by tech (Andrew Keen, author, 'How to Fix the Future')
Where’s the money in online comedy? (Gregg Spiridellis, CEO, JibJab)
Sex, the internet and the 1990s (David Friend, author, ‘The Naughty Nineties’)
I quit Google to be a comedian (Sarah Cooper, author, "100 Tricks To Appear Smart in Meetings”)
How to fix your company's culture (Patty McCord, author, "Powerful")
Silicon Valley can't take a joke (Dick Costolo, CEO, Chorus)
Kara Swisher visits the Longform Podcast (Live)
Why Grindr started a magazine (Zach Stafford and Trish Bendix, editors, Into)
Uber's Tony West and Eric Holder on exposing wrongdoing (Live)
Sports columnist Christine Brennan previews her 18th consecutive Olympics
Bitcoin is just getting started (Megan Quinn, general partner, Spark Capital)
Silicon Valley is threatening democracy (Noam Cohen, author, 'The Know-It-Alls')
The future of the audio industry (Andrew Mason, CEO, Descript)
Kara Swisher visits Pod Save America (Live)
Elon Musk was once like you (Daniel Gross, partner, Y Combinator)
The amazing stories of Silicon Valley's 'Troublemakers' (Leslie Berlin, historian, Stanford University)
Margrethe Vestager: 'This is the biggest wake-up call we've ever had'
How Reid Hoffman would fix social media (Live)
Greta Van Susteren is not giving up on social media
Why magazine mogul Tina Brown is 'angry and upset' at Google and Facebook
How tech is changing state politics (Stacey Abrams, candidate for governor, Georgia)
How to fight extremism online (Jonathan Greenblatt, CEO, Anti-Defamation League)
Journalists covering Trump need to ‘tone it down’ (Katy Tur, author, ‘Unbelievable.’)
A 'magical formula' for better decision-making (Ray Dalio, author, 'Principles: Life and Work')
Silicon Valley's D.C. showdown, explained (Luther Lowe, Yelp; Beth Wilkinson, Wilkinson Walsh Eskovitz)
Why I'm not afraid of Amazon (David Rosenblatt, CEO, 1stdibs)
Can Silicon Valley get its mojo back? (Live)
What Leonardo da Vinci can teach us about tech (Walter Isaacson, author, 'Leonardo da Vinci')
Tech elites are heading for a 'big backlash' (Tim O'Reilly, author, 'WTF?')
Why the 'Google memo' author had to be fired (Susan Wojcicki, CEO, YouTube)
Broadcast TV is not dead (Ilene Chaiken, showrunner, ‘Empire’)
Why Shonda Rhimes left ABC for Netflix (Live)
Jared Leto on playing a tech trillionaire in 'Blade Runner 2049'
“Free speech” is cheap (Ellen Pao, author, “Reset”)
God, the Washington Post and the meaning of life (Sally Quinn, author, "Finding Magic")
Donald Trump, explained (Maggie Haberman, New York Times, and David Fahrenthold, Washington Post)
Why one investor is 'cringing' at tech IPOs (Maha Ibrahim, general partner, Canaan)
What Amazon should buy next (Scott Galloway, author, “The Four”)
The race for self-driving cars is on (Chris Urmson, CEO, Aurora)
Venture capital is headed for a ‘huge, rude awakening' (Chamath Palihapitiya, CEO, Social Capital)
The future of tech jobs in coal country
Lyft will always have human drivers (Taggart Matthiesen, director of product, Lyft)
You don't have to lead like Steve Jobs (Chris Kuenne and John Danner, authors, 'Built for Growth')
What tech gets wrong about harassment (Erica Baker, director of engineering, Kickstarter; Sarah Kunst, CEO, ProDay)
How Uber is trying to fix itself (Frances Frei, SVP of leadership and strategy, Uber)
Government should fight tech’s ‘corporate villainy’ (Cory Booker, U.S. Senator)
How humans and AI can work together (Tolga Kurtoglu, CEO, PARC)
What Russians really think of America (Lisa Dickey, author, 'Bears in the Streets')
Silicon Valley should think like Spider-Man (Reid Hoffman, partner, Greylock)
Uber can change (Adam Lashinsky, author, 'Wild Ride')
Cecile Richards, president, Planned Parenthood Federation of America (Code Conference 2017)
How to shift a big tech company to the cloud (Mark Hurd, co-CEO, Oracle)
Jill Soloway, creator, 'Transparent' (Code Conference 2017)
Google is God, Facebook is love and Amazon will be worth $1 trillion (Scott Galloway, founder, L2)
Hillary Clinton, former U.S. Secretary of State (Code Conference 2017)
Did Instagram copy Snapchat? (Kevin Systrom, CEO, Instagram)
Why cute robots are important for the entire tech industry (Boris Sofman, CEO, Anki)
Can Facebook help you talk to businesses? (David Marcus, VP of Messaging, Facebook)
America's immigration policies are hurting startups (Patrick Collison, CEO, Stripe)
Behind the scenes of 'The Handmaid's Tale'
Sheryl Sandberg on setbacks, grief and 'Option B'
FCC Chairman Ajit Pai: We need a 'lighter touch' to internet regulation
How 'Dear Evan Hansen' brought social media to Broadway
How 'Silicon Valley' stays current (Mike Judge, Thomas Middleditch, Kumail Nanijani and more)
'Silicon Valley’ is more than ‘d*ck jokes’ (Matt Ross, actor/director)
How tech can reshape American politics (Steve Hilton, CEO, Crowdpac)
Rep. Ro Khanna: Silicon Valley should give back to all Americans
Diversity isn't an 'add-on' (Laura Weidman Powers, CEO, Code2040)
Why CEOs need to stand up to Trump (Bijan Sabet, general partner, Spark Capital)
Nextdoor CEO Nirav Tolia talks about adversity and Uber CEO Travis Kalanick
Don’t have anything nice to say? Say it! (Kim Malone Scott, author, ‘Radical Candor’)
What tech can do about homelessness (Daniel Lurie, CEO, Tipping Point Community)
How HBO's 'Veep' is reacting to Trump (Live at SXSW)
Crooked Media founders: We're podcasting the Trump resistance (Live at SXSW)
Who's buying whom in media and tech (Quincy Smith, partner, Code Advisors)
How to beat Amazon (Ron Johnson, CEO, Enjoy)
The internet must be preserved (Brewster Kahle, chairman, The Internet Archive)
How to make social media sane again (Sue Decker, Raftr founder, and Michael Dearing, investor)
Silicon Valley is 'an isolated bubble' (Jeremy Liew, partner, Lightspeed Venture Partners)
Uber's looming 'existential crisis' (Brad Stone, author, 'The Upstarts’)
Countries that fear immigrants are killing innovation (Rolf Schrömgens, co-founder, Trivago)
Facebook's News Feed is like junk food (Mike McCue, CEO, Flipboard)
BONUS: 'Fun Home' author Alison Bechdel thought a fan was her Uber
We need robots to take our jobs (John Markoff, ex-reporter, The New York Times)
How you get addicted to apps (Tristan Harris, founder, Time Well Spent)
Social media makes us miserable (Tim Ferriss, author, "Tools of Titans")
Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx: The exit interview
You don't need to own all your clothes (Jennifer Hyman, CEO, Rent the Runway)
Doctors should think like mechanics (Othman Laraki, CEO, Color)
Can social media bring us together again after ripping us apart? (Orkut Büyükkökten, Founder, Hello)
Tom Friedman: The internet is an 'open sewer’
Reddit CEO Steve Huffman: A 'toxic minority' ruins social media for everyone
Wearables can save your life (Vic Gundotra, CEO, AliveCor)
What Trump means for tech (Hilary Rosen and Juleanna Glover, political consultants)
Satirizing Silicon Valley: 'I wanted to hit a nerve,' says Sunil Rajaraman
How Kayak co-founder Paul English got hit by a ‘truck full of money’
U.S. Chief Data Scientist DJ Patil: Data can help everyone
How does tech fix its diversity problem?
Foursquare wants to make 'Her' a reality (Dennis Crowley and Jeff Glueck, co-founder and CEO, Foursquare)
How Time Warner ruined AOL (Ted Leonsis, Founder, Revolution Growth)
'Mr. Robot' creator Sam Esmail: Hackers are more interesting than hacking
Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker: How to stop AI from stealing jobs
Why Ashton Kutcher didn't invest in Snapchat
'Iron Man' director Jon Favreau on pushing virtual reality to the limit
'The Late Late Show' host James Corden hates 'the cloud'
Stop saying "good guy" in the boardroom (Aileen Lee, managing partner, Cowboy Ventures)
How Uber fought city hall — and won (Bradley Tusk, CEO, Tusk Holdings)
Google and Apple need limits (Margrethe Vestager, Commissioner for Competition, European Commission)
Behind the scenes of Pokémon Go (John Hanke, CEO, Niantic)
Benchmark partner Bill Gurley: Too much money is my biggest problem
Why everyone should talk about diversity (Stacy Brown-Philpot, CEO, TaskRabbit)
Quip CEO Bret Taylor: Companies die when they're afraid to fail
Disrupting health and beauty (Tristan Walker, CEO, Walker & Company)
Tech in Australia: Building "pathways to Silicon Valley" (Mike Cannon-Brookes, co-CEO, Atlassian)
Wall Street is ignoring women (Sallie Krawcheck, CEO, Ellevest)
Why did Yahoo sell to Verizon? (Eric Jackson, activist investor, Yahoo)
"Chaos Monkeys" author Antonio García-Martinez: Silicon Valley isn’t a nice place
The future of home exercise (Peloton CTO Yony Feng)
"Hamilton" producer Jeffrey Seller: Tech can't beat live theater
Behind the scenes of the Rio 2016 Olympics (Gary Zenkel, President, NBC Olympics)
Let's reverse-engineer the brain (Donna Dubinsky and Jeff Hawkins, co-founders, Numenta)
The college lecture may go extinct (Daphne Koller, president, Coursera)
Chelsea Handler is done with old-school TV
Kim Kardashian: If my naked selfies offend you, don't look at them
LeBron James's business manager, Maverick Carter, on sports stardom
JPMorgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon: I get why people hate banks, but ...
Rep. Nancy Pelosi: "I guarantee it," Trump will fail
Walt Mossberg says tech is still too hard to use
"When women fail, we all fail," says Deeds Not Words' Wendy Davis
Keith Rabois says winter is coming for wasteful startups
Steve Case’s “Third Wave”: Startups In Every State and the Internet In Everything
"The Eyewear Industry Is Kind of Messed Up" (Dave Gilboa and Neil Blumenthal, co-CEOs, Warby Parker)
You're in Charge of Your Own DNA (Anne Wojcicki, CEO, 23andMe)
Wall Street Doesn't 'Get' Online Lending ... Yet. (Renaud Laplanche, CEO, Lending Club)
"Rich Douchebags" Shouldn't Get Tech's Wealth (Chamath Palihapitiya, Investor, Social Capital)
You Can Be Hacked From Anywhere (Orion Hindawi, CEO, Tanium)
Ash Carter, United States Secretary of Defense
Sam Shank, CEO, HotelTonight
Gavin Newsom, Lieutenant Governor, California
Hadi Partovi, CEO, Code.org
Andrew Jarecki, "The Jinx" Director
Mike Cagney, CEO, SoFi
Chet Kanojia, Starry CEO
Eric Weiner, Author of "The Geography of Genius"
Nick Denton, Gawker Media Founder, and Jason Epstein, Investor
John Zimmer, Lyft President
Shani Hilton, BuzzFeed Executive Editor of News
Max Levchin, Affirm CEO
Chris Altchek, Mic CEO
Trae Vassallo and Michele Madansky, Co-Authors, "The Elephant in the Valley"
Albert Wenger, Union Square Ventures Partner
Happy Re/New Year 2016; CES Preview
Rufus Griscom, Heleo CEO
Niccolo de Masi, Glu CEO; Top Gadgets of 2015
Ev Williams, Medium CEO
Jeremy Stoppelman, Yelp CEO; Virtual Reality Shenanigans
Katie Nolan, Fox Sports TV Host
Marc Lore, Jet.com CEO; Apple's Ugly Battery Case
Brian Rolapp, NFL Media Czar
Dick Costolo, Former Twitter CEO; Hoverboards
Ricky Van Veen, CollegeHumor Co-Founder
Brian Chesky, Airbnb CEO; Holiday Gift Guide
B.J. Novak and Dev Flaherty, The List App Co-Founders; iPad Pro
Brent Bushnell and Eric Gradman, Two Bit Circus Co-Founders; New BlackBerries
Aaron Levie, Box CEO; Android vs. iOS
Sequoia Capital Chairman Sir Michael Moritz, Food Delivery Services
Huffington Post Editor in Chief Arianna Huffington, 4K TVs
Betaworks CEO and co-founder John Borthwick, TV streaming boxes and daily fantasy
Ericsson CEO Hans Vestberg, Code/Mobile and Google search
White House Senior Advisor Valerie Jarrett, TV streaming and Twitter
Lenny newsletter co-founders Lena Dunham and Jenni Konner
Microsoft EVP Peggy Johnson, digital media and car tech
Buzzfeed founder Jonah Peretti, Apple announcements and e-payments
LinkedIn CEO Jeff Weiner, productivity apps and wearables
Marc Andreessen, investor and entrepreneur
Ex-Googler Erica Baker, drone do's and don'ts and car tech
Twitter legal boss Vijaya Gadde, Apple's fall lineup and tech industry aging
Investor Chris Sacca, smartphone prices and "buy" buttons
"Million Dollar Listing" star Roh Habibi, Snapchat and race in tech
Andreessen Horowitz GP Chris Dixon, Windows 10 and hacking cars
Y Combinator's Sam Altman, the Internet of Things and Google
Elon Musk biographer Ashlee Vance, photo apps and Reddit
Slack CEO Stewart Butterfield, Apple Music

More Shows You'll Love

  • Origins Origins With James Andrew Miller
  • The Tony Kornheiser Show The Tony Kornheiser Show
  • Jenks What Really Happened?

About The Show

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.

Hosted By

Kara Swisher
Kara Swisher
Peter Kafka
Peter Kafka
Eric Johnson
Eric Johnson

More Shows You'll Love

  • Origins Origins With James Andrew Miller
  • The Tony Kornheiser Show The Tony Kornheiser Show
  • Jenks What Really Happened?