Decoder with Nilay Patel

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.

Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 57m. Bisher sind 578 Folge(n) erschienen. .

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 23 days


Shani Hilton, BuzzFeed Executive Editor of News

BuzzFeed’s Executive Editor of News Shani Hilton talks with Peter Kafka about how she rose to a leadership role within one of the world's most talked-about new media companies. She discusses how the site's strategies have changed as she manages a staff o


 2016-01-21  29m

Max Levchin, Affirm CEO

Affirm CEO and PayPal co-founder Max Levchin talks with Kara Swisher about being a serial entrepreneur and discovering more about himself in the process. He also discusses why startup founders and investors are increasingly flocking to finance, the probl


 2016-01-17  42m

Chris Altchek, Mic CEO

Mic CEO Chris Altchek talks with Peter Kafka about building a news site for millennials and why such a thing should exist in the first place. He explores the differences among newsreading generations and explains what Mic has learned from four years of s


 2016-01-14  28m

Trae Vassallo and Michele Madansky, Co-Authors, "The Elephant in the Valley"

Former Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers partner Trae Vassallo and former Yahoo exec Michele Madansky sit down with Kara Swisher to talk about "The Elephant in the Valley," their new report on gender bias and harassment in tech. The report examines the di


 2016-01-11  43m

Albert Wenger, Union Square Ventures Partner

Union Square Ventures partner Albert Wenger talks with Peter Kafka about being an investor at a time of bubble anxiety and political debate about the trade-off between privacy and security. He argues that tech companies and the government should work tog


 2016-01-07  35m

Happy Re/New Year 2016; CES Preview

It's an all-star lineup of reporters from Re/code and The Verge in this special episode, featuring Kara Swisher, Lauren Goode, Casey Newton and Noah Kulwin. The team discusses the top tech stories of 2015, including online harassment, Google's restructur


 2016-01-04  50m

Rufus Griscom, Heleo CEO

Heleo CEO Rufus Griscom talks with Peter Kafka about trying to build a "BuzzFeed for brains" that can distribute Big Ideas to the broader Internet. He also discusses the founding of his two previous startups, (which sold to IAC) and Babble (whi


 2015-12-31  20m

Niccolo de Masi, Glu CEO; Top Gadgets of 2015

Glu Mobile CEO Niccolo de Masi talks with Kara Swisher about Glu's hit games like Kim Kardashian: Hollywood and Katy Perry Pop, and what makes them different from earlier video games based on licensed intellectual property. He also handicaps the future o


 2015-12-28  50m

Ev Williams, Medium CEO

Medium CEO Ev Williams talks with Peter Kafka about founding his third company that makes it easier to "write on the Interwebs," and what makes Medium different from Blogger and Twitter. He also discusses why publishing on anything other than a platform


 2015-12-24  32m

Jeremy Stoppelman, Yelp CEO; Virtual Reality Shenanigans

Yelp CEO Jeremy Stoppelman talks with Kara Swisher about spending a decade at the helm of the local-recommendations site, and the new challenges posed by private companies that can out-raise the public Yelp. He also explains why he thinks quasi-competito


 2015-12-21  53m