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. Produced by Recode and the Vox Media Podcast Network.
Best of: John Carreyrou
Monday 13 July 2020
: Here is one of our favorite episodes of Recode Decode, originally published in May 2018. In it, Recode's Kara Swisher talks to Wall Street...
Best of: Stacey Abrams
Wednesday 08 July 2020
: Here are excerpts from two of our favorite episodes of Recode Decode, originally published in November 2017 and June 2019. In the first part...
Monday 06 July 2020
: Here's one of our favorite episodes of Recode Decode, originally published in November 2018. In it, Recode's Kara Swisher talks to Tesla and...
Series finale: Vox CEO Jim Bankoff, Recode Decode's best moments, and fan favorite guests return to question Kara Swisher
Wednesday 01 July 2020
: After five years, Kara Swisher signs off as the host of Recode Decode. She and her producer Eric Johnson discuss five of the best moments in...
Sridhar Ramaswamy: Your search history is "incredibly personal"
Monday 29 June 2020
: Former Google executive Sridhar Ramaswamy talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about his new startup, Neeva, which promises to offer paying...
Rose Marcario: Young people want to vote with their dollars
Friday 26 June 2020
: Former Patagonia CEO Rose Marcario talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about the company's history of activism, the Facebook ad boycott that...
Aminatou Sow: Friendships matter, especially right now
Wednesday 24 June 2020
: Call Your Girlfriend co-host Aminatou Sow talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about upcoming book with Ann Friedman, Big Friendship: How We...
Samantha Power: How the US should be responding to coronavirus
Monday 22 June 2020
: Harvard professor Samantha Power, the former US ambassador the United Nations, talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about her 2019 memoir The...
Barry Lyga and Morgan Baden: What if everyone had to use social media?
Friday 19 June 2020
: The Hive authors Barry Lyga and Morgan Baden talk with Recode's Kara Swisher about how they came to write a young adult book about a social...
Symone Sanders: Inside the Biden campaign at a moment of national unrest
Wednesday 17 June 2020
: Symone Sanders, a senior advisor to Joe Biden and former national press secretary for Bernie Sanders, talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about...
Jason Fried: Would you pay to get less email?
Monday 15 June 2020
: Basecamp CEO Jason Fried talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about the company's new email product, Hey, which he describes as "the most...
Katie Couric: How the media and the country are changing after George Floyd's killing
Friday 12 June 2020
: Katie Couric, the former host of the Today Show and anchor of the CBS Evening News, talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about why the current...
Jill Lepore: Technology will never fix injustice automatically
Wednesday 10 June 2020
: American historian and New Yorker staff writer Jill Lepore talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about her new podcast, The Last Archive, which...
Bart Gellman: What is Edward Snowden's legacy?
Monday 08 June 2020
: Journalist and author Bart Gellman talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about his newest book, Dark Mirror: Edward Snowden and the American...
Andy Puddicombe, Robin Arzon, and Marianne Williamson: How to take care of your mind, body, and spirit in quarantine
Friday 05 June 2020
: Recode's Kara Swisher talks with three guests about how to take care of your mind, body, and spirit while in quarantine. Headspace...
Frances Frei: Treating people equally is not the same thing as treating them fairly
Wednesday 03 June 2020
: Harvard Business School professor Frances Frei talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about the new book she wrote with her wife Anne Morriss,...
Daniel Schreiber: How COVID-19 affects the insurance business
Monday 01 June 2020
: Lemonade CEO and co-founder Daniel Schreiber talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about what happens to an insurance in a crisis like COVID-19,...
Jon Mooallem: How one city, united by radio, pulled together after an earthquake
Friday 29 May 2020
: New York Times Magazine writer-at-large Jon Mooallem talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about his newest book, This Is Chance!: The Shaking of...
Phil Howard and Emily Bell: Disinformation in 2020, from "Plandemic" to Bill Gates to "Obamagate"
Wednesday 27 May 2020
: Phil Howard, the Oxford Internet Institute director and author of Lie Machines, and Emily Bell, the director of Columbia University's Tow...
Dara Khosrowshahi: How Uber is changing and being challenged by a global pandemic
Monday 25 May 2020
: Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about Uber's evolving response to the COVID-19 pandemic, how it's preparing for...
Brian Chesky: These 9 weeks were the most stressful in Airbnb’s history
Friday 22 May 2020
: Airbnb CEO Brian Chesky returns to Recode Decode to talk with Kara Swisher about how the company is "going back to [its] roots" after the...
Gene Sperling: Now is the perfect time to fix economic dignity in America
Wednesday 20 May 2020
: Former Clinton and Obama economic advisor Gene Sperling talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about his latest book, Economic Dignity, and how...
Casey Newton and Louie Swisher: How quarantine is changing consumer tech and education
Monday 18 May 2020
: Recode's Kara Swisher talks with the Verge's Casey Newton and her older son, Louie Swisher, about how the COVID-19 pandemic and quarantine...
Jon Meacham: America's history can teach us how to hope for our future
Friday 15 May 2020
: Historian and bestselling author Jon Meacham talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about his new podcast Hope Through History, which shows how...
Maye Musk: The adventure of raising Elon, Kimbal, and Tosca — and the joys of life and work *after* they grew up
Wednesday 13 May 2020
: Model and dietitian Maye Musk (the mother of Tesla/SpaceX CEO Elon Musk, entrepreneur Kimbal Musk, and filmmaker Tosca Musk) talks with...