Decoder is a new show from The Verge about big ideas — and other problems. Verge editor-in-chief Nilay Patel talks to a diverse cast of innovators and policymakers at the frontiers of business and technology to reveal how they’re navigating an ever-changing landscape, what keeps them up at night, and what it all means for our shared future.
In this best-of episode, originally published in January 2018, Kara Swisher talks to Netflix's former chief talent officer Patty McCord about that company's famous "culture deck" and her book "Powerful: Building a Culture of Freedom and Responsibility."
In this best-of episode, originally published in March 2018, Kara Swisher talks to former White House communications director Anthony Scaramucci about his infamous 11-day stint in the Trump administration and why he believed Trump would win re-election.
In this best-of episode originally published in January 2018, writer and comedian Sarah Cooper talks with Kara Swisher and Dick Costolo about why she left a career in the tech industry to become a stand-up comic.
In this best-of episode originally published in October 2017, Recode's Kara Swisher talks to investor Ellen Pao about her book, "Reset: My Fight for Inclusion and Lasting Change," which chronicled Pao’s 2015 court battle against her former employer, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers.
In this best-of episode, Recode's Kara Swisher talks to New York Times Magazine reporter Nikole Hannah-Jones about how the coronavirus pandemic is magnifying inequality in the US, and our historical failure to treat essential workers — from meat-packing plants to checkout counters to delivery drivers — with the respect and protection they deserve
In this best-of episode, Recode's Kara Swisher talks to Rappler co-founder Maria Ressa about doing investigative journalism in the Philippines, where social media has emboldened an autocratic president.
In this best-of episode, Recode's Kara Swisher talks to NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden about his book "Permanent Record," how his youthful love of the US government and the early internet turned into skepticism, and why he leaked highly classified information in 2013.