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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Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 13 days 22 hours 58 minutes


episode 626: Boss Talk

We share the second installment of Boss Talk, a weekly live show on Clubhouse, where a16z cofounder Ben Horowitz and Databricks CEO Ali Ghodsi discuss CEO stuff, leadership stuff, management stuff… you know, boss stuff.



episode 625: All About Ransomware

How ransomware works, from the anatomy of a hack to how the groups operate; the role of nation-states, insurers, and regulators; and what to do if your stuff is taken hostage...



episode 624: One on One with Marc and Ben

With @pmarca and @bhorowitz In this special episode, Andreessen Horowitz co-founders Marc and Ben have two “one on one” conversations, answering questions from Twitter covering everything from company building to tech trends and culture.



episode 623: Amazon Narratives: Memos, Working Backwards from Release, More

with @billcarr89 @cbryar @smc90 When you hear stories about Amazon's famous "invention machine", we often hear about things like: Memos, six pages exactly and no powerpoints at al! Or, the idea of "work backwards from the press release". But what's lost is the how, as well as the broader narrative of how all companies and leaders, not just Amazon and Bezos, can define their ways as they scale. After all, Amazon was once a small startup, too...



episode 622: Anatomy of the SolarWinds Hack: Who What Where When How

with @stevenadair @smc90 joeldelagarza In this special cross-promo episode, we cover the SolarWinds hack, one of the largest known hacks of all time... and the ripple effects are only now starting to be revealed -- especially given latest reports from the U.S. government...



episode 621: Psychedelics: Striking a Balance Between Benefits and Side Effects

As psychedelics have shifted from drugs of abuse and recreation to powerful drugs for treating neuropsychiatric conditions -- such as depression, addiction, and PTSD -- how we can maximize their therapeutic benefits while minimizing their adverse side effects?


 2021-01-23  26m

episode 620: Developers as Creatives

with @jeffiel @davidu @smc90 The rise of developers -- as buyers, as influencers, as a creative class -- is a direct result of "software eating the world", since every company is a tech company (whether they know it or not). Developers are therefore the key to solving business problems and to thriving not just surviving, argues Jeff Lawson, CEO of Twilio, in his new book, Ask Your Developer: How to Harness the Power of Software Developers and Win in the 21st Century...


 2021-01-13  33m

episode 619: Section 230: Everything You Need to Know -- Tweets, Free Speech, Beyond

with @mmasnick @smc90 All about section 230 of the Communications Decency Act in "one of the clearest-but-still-nuanced explainers I've heard" (per WIRED)


 2021-01-09  39m

episode 618: Baumol's Cost Disease, in Healthcare... and Where We Go Next

with @pmarca @vijaypande If software’s eating the world -- and more specifically, bringing costs down and increasing productivity through entire industries -- why have some industries, like healthcare, been so resistant?


 2021-01-06  30m

episode 617: Words of 2020! (and Metaphors, and Interfaces of the Year)

with @GretchenAMcC @smc90 In a year that left us speechless, 2020 has been filled with new words unlike any other”... so it's unprecedented that for the first time, the Oxford English Dictionary did NOT name a word of the year...


 2020-12-25  51m