a16z Podcast

The a16z Podcast discusses tech and culture trends, news, and the future – especially as ‘software eats the world’. It features industry experts, business leaders, and other interesting thinkers and voices from around the world. This podcast is produced by Andreessen Horowitz (aka “a16z”), a Silicon Valley-based venture capital firm. Multiple episodes are released every week; visit a16z.com for more details and to sign up for our newsletters and other content as well!


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episode 612: On Food As Medicine (A Holiday Snack)

What happens if we treat food as a medicine in the healthcare system?



episode 612: Crypto for Creators: From Art Galleries to 'Tokenized' Collectibles

This episode features Q&As with two artists who are exploring crypto-powered auction sites and marketplaces – this is part of our ongoing series on the creator economy. The big picture is that emerging "tokenization" models, especially non-fungible tokens, or NFTs, are creating new ways for collectors and investors to buy, sell, and trade digital art. More broadly, these innovations open the door to the tokenization of any products or collectibles that can be captured and owned digitally...



episode 610: What to Know about Those Vaccines

with @vintweeta @jorgecondebio @smc90 Given our early and ongoing coverage of coronavirus in this feed, we share a recent episode of 16 Minutes breaking down the 4 D's and what to know about recent news around the vaccines.



episode 609: Cloud Gaming: The Progress and the Mind-Bending Promise

True cloud-native games—those exclusive to and solely playable within the cloud—are poised to revolutionize gameplay and unlock new avenues of hyper-personalized storytelling and socializing...



episode 608: The Great Data Debate

Lakes v. warehouses, analytics v. AI/ML, SQL v. everything else... As the technical capabilities of data lakes and data warehouses converge, are the separate tools and teams that run AI/ML and analytics converging as well?



episode 607: How to Moderate Talks, Panels, Meetings, More (Virtual and Beyond!)

with Matt Abrahams & smc90 Whether participating in a meeting, doing a panel, conducting a live event, presenting a talk, or even hosting a podcast, these are expert best practices for moderating and managing discussions across modes and mediums. (Including how to manage unruly discussions, anxiety, presence in virtual environments, and more.)



episode 606: Textiles as Tech, Science, Math, Culture... or Civilization

with @vpostrel @smc90 The story of textiles is the history of technology and science -- across all kinds of fields, from biology to chemistry -- of commerce (and management, measurement, machines) -- but most of all, of civilization itself. That's what the new book, The Fabric of Civilization: How Textiles Made the World is all about: It is a story of innovation across time and place, of human ingenuity.....


 2020-10-24  1h11m

episode 605: Data Alone Is Not Enough: The Evolution of Data Architectures

Just having data is not enough: it takes an entire system of tools and technology to extract value from data. a hallway style conversation between Ali Ghodsi, CEO and Founder of Databricks, and a16z general partner Martin Casado explore the evolution of data architectures.


 2020-10-23  21m

episode 604: Designing for, Marketing to, and Partnering With Gen Z

with @tzhongg @conniechan Gen Z—those born between 1995 and 2010—now makes up 35 percent of the population and represent $143 billion dollars in spending power. This episode is all about how brands can better understand, collaborate with, and resonate with this hugely influential segment of consumers.  Our guest, Tiffany Zhong, is the 24-year-old CEO of Zebra IQ, a company that helps brands interpret the wants of Gen Z consumers and helps Gen Z creators turn their content into businesses.


 2020-10-19  32m

episode 603: The Present Future of Audio: Talk, Music, Video, Interactivity

with @gustavs @conniechan @smc90 We've talked a lot about podcasting, so where are we going with the future of audio, more broadly? Can we borrow from the present and future of video (e.g., TikTok) to see what's next in audio; can we borrow from the past of audio (i.e...


 2020-10-14  56m