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Recode’s 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. 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.

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What happens when media, entertainment and technology collide? Peter Kafka, one of the industry's most acclaimed media editors talks to business titans, journalists, comedians and fellow podcasters to get their take. Tune in every Thursday to hear from people like New Yorker editor David Remnick, "Full Frontal" host Samantha Bee and host of The New York Times' The Daily, Michael Barbaro.

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With great power comes great scrutiny. Every Friday, Recode’s Kara Swisher and NYU Professor Scott Galloway offer sharp, unfiltered insights into the way technology is shaping business and culture across media, advertising, politics, and more.

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How Amazon turned its darkest time into runaway riches

Former US Attorney Preet Bharara says good journalism may have undermined the Mueller report

Apple is the only media company rich enough to beat Netflix — but does it care enough to try?

Hulu CEO Randy Freer explains why Hulu never promoted its ad-free version

Former Defense Secretary Ash Carter says AI should never have the “true autonomy” to kill

Esther Wojcicki explains how she raised the CEOs of YouTube and 23andMe

Sam Harris talks Islam, politics, Twitter, and Trump with Kara Swisher

Disney+ will not be a “Netflix killer” because at this point, nothing can kill Netflix

Tristan Harris says tech is “downgrading” humanity — but we can fix it

NYU’s Scott Galloway explains the difference between the happiness you get from Chipotle and the happiness you get from love

Kickstarter co-founder Perry Chen’s advice to startup founders and investors: Don’t lie to each other

San Francisco Mayor London Breed to big tech: If you want to hire here, you need to help the homeless, too

Recode Decode at TED: Good Food Institute founder Bruce Friedrich explains why finding alternatives to meat is so important

Recode Decode at TED: Astrophysicist Erika Hamden says we understand only 4 percent of the universe

Recode Decode at TED: Space environmentalist Moriba Jah wants to know how much “junk” is in Earth’s orbit

Recode Decode at TED: Biologist Danielle N. Lee wants more “nerdy black and brown kids” in STEM

David Haskell has one of the hardest jobs in media: replacing a beloved magazine editor

What the hell happened at The Markup? Part 2: Co-founders Sue Gardner and Jeff Larson respond to Julia Angwin’s Recode Decode interview

What the hell happened at The Markup? Part 1: Former editor-in-chief Julia Angwin on Recode Decode

You’re going to die someday. WeCroak’s Hansa Bergwall says remembering that will make your life better.

Tech is “flunking” the diversity test, says activist and venture capitalist Freada Kapor Klein

Why is LinkedIn producing original journalism? LinkedIn editor-at-large Jessi Hempel explains.

Ford CTO Ken Washington explains why self-driving cars are such a hard tech problem

AMC Networks boss Josh Sapan wants the people who make TV to look at the data — but not too much

If Congress cancels federal funding for PBS, rural areas will be hurt the most, says CEO Paula Kerger

Nancy Pelosi says Trump’s tweets “cheapened the presidency” — and the media encourages him

Silicon Valley’s self-regulating days “probably should be” over, Nancy Pelosi says

Everyone in TV news goes for outrage. That makes it “ripe for disruption,” says former CNN reporter Jessica Yellin

Elon Musk and Bill Gates are trying to do something about global warming. David Wallace-Wells asks, where is everyone else?

How will AI change your life? AI Now Institute founders Kate Crawford and Meredith Whittaker explain.

Valerie Jarrett has some advice for Democrats running in 2020

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Silicon Valley keeps trying to “cure” death. It should fix its own ageism instead, says activist Ashton Applewhite.

Full Q&A: Brat co-founder Rob Fishman on Recode Media

Full Q&A: Today, Explained host Sean Rameswaram on Recode Decode

Full Q&A: Backstage Capital founder Arlan Hamilton and Deeds Not Words founder Wendy Davis on Recode Decode

The future of the podcast business isn’t advertising or subscriptions. It’s both.

If you want to fix San Francisco, don’t blame the NIMBYs — tax the rich, says Berkeley’s Richard Walker

CNN’s Brian Stelter says it’s “vital” for regular people to hold newsrooms accountable

Full Q&A: European commissioner for competition Margrethe Vestager on Recode Decode