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Every Friday, Recode’s Kara Swisher and NYU Professor Scott Galloway offer sharp, unfiltered insights into the biggest stories in tech, business, and politics. They make bold predictions, pick winners and losers, and bicker and banter like no other. After all, with great power comes great scrutiny. Produced by Recode and the Vox Media Podcast Network.

Every Friday, Recode’s Kara Swisher and NYU Professor Scott Galloway offer sharp, unfiltered insights into the biggest stories in tech, business, and politics. They make bold predictions, pick winners and losers, and bicker and banter like no other. After all, with great power comes great scrutiny. Produced by Recode and the Vox Media Podcast Network.
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Every Friday, Recode’s Kara Swisher and NYU Professor Scott Galloway offer sharp, unfiltered insights into the biggest stories in tech, business, and politics. They make bold predictions, pick winners and losers, and bicker and banter like no other. After all, with great power comes great scrutiny. Produced by Recode and the Vox Media Podcast Network.

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English


Episodes

BONUS: 'I love Amazon. Let's break it up'

9/18/2019
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Scott joins Land of the Giants host, Jason Del Rey, live on stage at the Code Commerce conference in New York City. Scott tells Jason that Amazon needs to be broken up - and which parts of the company should be spun off first. They discuss Amazon’s ultimate impact on us as consumers, who are the companies left that can really compete with Amazon, and question the idea that we live in an era of innovation.

Duration:00:30:40

LIVE! From the Lesbians Who Tech Summit

9/13/2019
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Kara and Scott talk at the annual Lesbians Who Tech Summit in New York City. Scott is dubbed a #LezBro. They discuss 48 state AG's putting forth an antitrust probe into Google. They love it. Kara comes with her new augmented reality glasses -- she thinks they're the future, Scott disagrees. WeWork's biggest investor encouraged them not to go forward with their IPO -- it's either because Pivot has gone so hard after them or because their S-1 is utter nonsense. Kara's win is Chrissy Teigen...

Duration:00:59:17

Is Uber super f*cked? Let’s ask “Super Pumped” author Mike Isaac

9/6/2019
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Kara and Scott bring on NYTimes reporter, Mike Isaac, to talk about his new book "Super Pumped: the Battle for Uber". They pick his brain about all the Silicon Valley drama around the ride-share company. Scott's win is Walmart for taking action in the gun-control debate. Mike comes prepared with his own fail and calls out Twitter for the hacking of Jack Dorsey's account. Scott is predicting that weWork doesn't ever actually go public.

Duration:00:43:23

Peloton “sells happiness” and bedbugs take over Twitter

8/30/2019
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Kara and Scott talk Peloton's S-1 ... is it the WeWork of exercise or an innovation in happiness? They also talk about Facebook's newest attempt to undercut Snapchat. Kara's fail is journalists who can't take a joke. And for the first time ... Pivot is taking listener mail! This week, Scott gets pushback from a listener in Minnesota on his Tesla views. PLUS: we get the inside scoop on how Scott comes up with his predictions (spoiler: it's more than shaking a Magic-8 ball).

Duration:00:46:49

DoorDash is still stealing tips. And is Tesla for sale?

8/23/2019
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Kara and Scott are back in the studio to talk about Trump bringing foreign policy to Twitter, state AG's taking on big tech and Tesla possibly being bought by Volkswagen (what a world!) Meanwhile, Scott's planning to buy Uzbekistan. Kara and Scott both think DoorDash taking tip money from its delivery people is a fail -- DoorDash, Pivot is watching you. And you heard it here first, Scott's big prediction this week is that Spotify will roll out hardware in the future. Warning: there are...

Duration:00:43:13

LIVE! From NYC it's Kara and Scott

8/21/2019
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Kara and Scott meet up in New York City for an extra, unfiltered Pivot in front of a live audience. They recap some of the news already happening this week like "The Business Roundtable" redefining their mission statement to include stakeholders. Kara and Scott revisit some of the wins and fails of the the first half of 2019. And they take on burning questions from the audience. WARNING: this episode contains more expletives than usual.

Duration:01:10:40

LIVE! From New York It's Kara and Scott!

8/21/2019
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Kara and Scott meet up in NYC for an extra, unfiltered conversation about all things tech and business. They recap the winners and losers of the first half of 2019 and take questions and predictions from a live studio audience. Warning: this podcast was recorded live so some extra expletives are in this episode.

Duration:01:10:39

Sharks, WeWork & Tumblr's tumble from grace

8/16/2019
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Kara and Scott take on sharks, summer in New England, WeWork's IPO and Tumblr's fall. They also talk about how trade-wars with China are slowing down tech. Scott had a win this week when Nike added a "rundle" subscription service. Scott also gives a win shoutout to Harvard professor Raj Chetty for his research on how class and race function in US society.

Duration:00:50:06

Hate on 8chan and why Scott's not quitting Equinox

8/9/2019
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Kara and Scott talk about Cloudfare dropping 8chan after its latest link to domestic terrorism and hate speech. They also talk about SoulCycle and Equinox's links to the Trump campaign. Kara's ready to dump SoulCycle, but Scott's holding out on Equinox. They also talk about Facebook rebranding WhatsApp and Instagram. Scott's getting Apple's new titanium card (apparently it could kill a person). And in predictions Scott thinks the TheRealReal's stock is about to get real.

Duration:00:39:49

Facebook wants to read your mind. What could possibly go wrong?

8/2/2019
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Kara and Scott talk about the debates and how questions about big tech...well, didn't really come up. They also talk about Amazon and Apple earnings and how "wearables" are having a moment. In wins we have FOIA and transparency around tech companies and how they interact with ICE. And in predictions, Scott says stop trying to make fake bacon happen.

Duration:00:29:21

The Mueller hearing, Facebook's fine, and revisiting The Case of Al Franken

7/26/2019
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This week, your hosts Kara Swisher and Scott Galloway revisit the democratic presidential nominee race, and talk about the Mueller hearing. In wins and fails, they talk about revisiting controversies like Al Franken's. In predictions, they take a short trip down memory lane as they go over some of Scott's recent predictions-come-true.

Duration:00:43:53

Peter Thiel is Pennywise, Trump's racist tweets, and Kara meets the Yang Gang

7/19/2019
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This week, Scott wants to scoop on all of Kara's interviews with presidential candidates. Then, Scott and Kara chat Facebook's measly $5 billion fine and Disney's massive staying power.

Duration:00:35:22

Epstein's Out, Rapinoe's In, Plus a Social Media-Less Summit

7/12/2019
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This week Kara Swisher and Scott Galloway are together in D.C.; we repeat: they are together in D.C.! They chat Jeffrey Epstein and double jeopardy, President Trump's social media summit (where no major social media networks were invited?), and whether or not start up culture is dead. The pair also celebrate Megan Rapinoe and the U.S. Navy, and they contemplate what Kara should ask Pete Buttigieg about.

Duration:00:33:21

Fish and Chips and Biden and Harris and Reddit and Twitter

7/5/2019
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This week, Kara calls in from London! In addition to their excitement for the Women's World Cup, Scott and Kara talk about Zuckerberg's Aspen interview, the Democratic primary debates, and Twitter's decision to label politicians’ tweets that violates its terms of service.

Duration:00:44:08

TikTok, Time's Up on Facebook's Content Moderation Sites

6/28/2019
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When Scott Galloway is away, Kara Swisher will play... with The Verge's Casey Newton! This week, Kara and Casey get down and dirty about Bodies in Seats, Casey's exposé on the terrible conditions inside Facebook's North American content moderation sites. In predictions, Casey explores what the teens are playing with these days (#TikTok), and whether or not Chinese sanctions will make sure it doesn't last.

Duration:00:33:09

Facebook's New Money and Slack's New Valuation

6/21/2019
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This week, Kara is in New York! And Scott's in... France? So close yet so far as usual, our hosts chat about Facebook's venture into cryptocurrency, Tim Cook's Stanford commencement speech, and YouTube for kids. In wins and fails, looks like Slack is killing it, and a stressed out Sheryl Sandberg is decidedly not.

Duration:00:36:24

Pivot LIVE! From the 2019 Code Conference

6/14/2019
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This week's Pivot is live from the Code Conference in Arizona. Kara and Scott talk regulations for the tech industry and why we need more female CEOs so we don't feel bad about firing the bad ones. Also, our hosts review some of their old predictions and see just how spot on they were about Lyft, Snap, and more.

Duration:00:39:11

The FTC and DOJ are Stayin' Alive, and YouTube backtracks on bigotry

6/7/2019
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This week, Kara and Scott talk breaking down the big boys (Facebook, Google, etc) and YouTube kicking out the bad boys ("free speech" haters). Wins and fails this week include the revival of the FTC and DOJ, and some Bernie Sanders grandstanding.

Duration:00:39:18

Deepfake takedowns, white supremacy on Twitter, and the companies boycotting anti-abortion states

5/31/2019
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Pivot takes up the internet-age-old question of Facebook's responsibilities as a media company. And, should businesses be boycotting states that are passing harsh anti-abortion laws? Also, Kara and Scott discover that both their dads were in the Navy.

Duration:00:36:31

Medium's "Shampoo Effect," and Tesla, coming undone?

5/24/2019
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The hosts opine on Medium, L'Oreal, and Quora. Scott critiques WeWork's EBITDA reporting, as well as the final GoT plot. Kara's back from Canada and her interview with Ev Williams, and now gearing up for the Code conference in Arizona.

Duration:00:37:41