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Sam Altman Dishes on Reddit and Y Combinator on the Re/code Decode Podcast

This week on the podcast: Offensive content and entrepreneurship, the "Internet of Things" and Google.

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This week on the Re/code Decode podcast, Kara Swisher sat down with Y Combinator president and Reddit board member Sam Altman. Later on, reviewer Lauren Goode explained the "Internet of Things" and Mark Bergen gave some insight into Google’s record-setting week on Wall Street.

Altman talked extensively about Reddit’s recent content policy change and how the company distinguishes content that’s kosher for Reddit from stuff that isn’t. He also went into detail about Y Combinator’s $12,000 grants for new founders and his advice to entrepreneurs in tech.

In our "Too Embarrassed to Ask" segment, reviewer Lauren Goode fielded questions about the "Internet of Things" and how Internet-connected devices will probably take over our lives in the next few years (if they already haven’t!).

And finally, in our episode-closing "Enough Said," Kara chatted with Mark Bergen about moonshots, how Google is changing its approach to Wall Street and potential bumps on the road ahead for the company.

If you like what you hear on "Re/code Decode," you can also head over to "Re/code Replay," an archive of audio content from our events and interviews by Kara Swisher, Walt Mossberg, Peter Kafka, Ina Fried and more. We’ve already published about 30 episodes from past events, including all of the Code 2015 sessions, and we’ll add more over time.

Every episode for both shows will be available in two places: On our site at and on Apple iTunes (here for "Re/code Decode" and here for "Re/code Replay"). We’ll be adding more distributors soon and new episodes weekly. And you can follow @recode on Twitter for updates on upcoming guests.

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