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Every weekday, host and senior reporter Teddy Schleifer and his Recode colleagues cover the most important Silicon Valley people, businesses, and stories that are influencing the rest of the world. Produced by Recode and part of the Vox Media Podcast Network.

Every weekday, host and senior reporter Teddy Schleifer and his Recode colleagues cover the most important Silicon Valley people, businesses, and stories that are influencing the rest of the world. Produced by Recode and part of the Vox Media Podcast Network.

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United States

Description:

Every weekday, host and senior reporter Teddy Schleifer and his Recode colleagues cover the most important Silicon Valley people, businesses, and stories that are influencing the rest of the world. Produced by Recode and part of the Vox Media Podcast Network.

Twitter:

@recode

Language:

English


Episodes

What it will take to distribute the vaccine

12/2/2020
As the country awaits FDA approval for a coronavirus vaccine, what questions should we be asking about how it will be distributed? Recode’s Rebecca Heilweil discusses some of the challenges vaccine distributors and health care providers may encounter from dry ice shortages to dose tracking. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:08:24

Why remote learning worsens education inequality

12/1/2020
The shift to online learning is worsening education inequality. Vox senior reporter Anna North explains why the education gap widens when classrooms go remote, and some practical low-tech ways educators are trying to make sure students continue to learn despite pandemic conditions. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:09:42

The death of department stores

11/30/2020
Recode’s Jason Del Rey explains how the pandemic battered an already-struggling retail industry and the path forward for malls and department stores. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:09:53

Parler

11/24/2020
Recode’s Rebecca Heilweil explains the free speech anti-Twitter application where conservatives are going. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:08:44

Are Substack newsletters the future of journalism?

11/23/2020
Email may seem old fashioned these days, but Substack -- an email newsletter service -- is growing in popularity. Recode’s Peter Kafka explains why so many writers are leaving their full-time jobs at media companies to try and make it on their own, bringing their writing straight to your inbox. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:12:12

Amazon Rx

11/20/2020
You can now fill your prescription at Amazon's pharmacy. Recode’s Jason Del Rey explains why the e-commerce giant is getting into healthcare. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:09:12

How Biden’s staff picks could shape Tech policy

11/19/2020
As president-elect Joe Biden selects his staff, Big Tech allies and reformers are starting to battle over who will be shaping the tech industry. Teddy Schleifer explains why the Biden Administration could look like it did under Obama and why it might be different. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:11:33

The two new ways to tweet

11/18/2020
Twitter just announced two new features on their platform that appear to mimic other apps like Snapchat and Clubhouse -- but instead of amplifying Twitter’s function as a “public square,” these new tools seem to be aimed at users who seek less exposure. Recode’s Rebecca Heilweil discusses why now and how this could present an even bigger moderation problem for the company. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:08:14

Should you sharent?

11/17/2020
Parents often can't help but post cute pictures of their kids on social media, but should they be more careful about when and how they "sharent"? Leah Plunkett is the author of a book called: “Sharenthood: why we should think before we talk about our kids online.” Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:10:32

The future of the FCC

11/16/2020
Recode’s Sara Morrison explains how the FCC could restore regulations cut by the Trump administration that made the Internet less fair. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:05:18

Political polarization is getting worse

11/13/2020
Recode’s Rani Molla explains how social media isn’t bringing the country together but pushing it further apart. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:05:53

What happens to anti-Trump media now?

11/12/2020
What’s to become of media companies and personalities who built their careers on hating Trump? Recode’s Peter Kafka explains how comedian Sarah Cooper and outlets like The Lincoln Project are going to continue working in a Trumpless world. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:08:43

Is social media ready for a vaccine?

11/11/2020
With a Covid-19 vaccine now closer than ever, Big Pharma is gearing up for vaccine approval. But what about big tech? Recode’s Rebecca Heilweil explains how the platforms are preparing for a flurry of new vaccine misinformation. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:10:39

Biden and Silicon Valley

11/10/2020
Silicon Valley spent millions of dollars to beat Donald Trump. What will it do now that he’s lost? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:09:52

California sets a higher bar for our online privacy

11/9/2020
California already has some of the toughest data privacy laws in the country and last week proposition 24 made them even stronger. Recode’s Sara Morrison explain why and how it’s already influenced the rest of the country to follow. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:08:00

Why California’s Prop 22 matters for gig workers

11/6/2020
The controversial and expensive ballot measure --that ensures app-based drivers for Uber, Lyft, and Doordash are classified as independent contractors and not employees -- passed. Recode’s Shirin Ghaffary explains why this matters for labor groups and the gig industry in California and the rest of the country. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:08:39

Why conspiracy theories are a threat to democracy

11/5/2020
Conspiracy theories aren’t new, so why does it feel like we’re seeing more of them these days? Senior Recode reporter, Shirin Ghaffary talks with Peter Kafka about why and how the Trump era conspiracy theories will have long-term consequences. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:08:31

How Nextdoor became a political battleground

11/4/2020
The social network tried to keep conversations focused on local issues. But as Recode’s Rebecca Heilweil explains, national politics took over. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:06:37

Contraband cell phones in prison

11/3/2020
While cell phones aren’t allowed in prisons, they are one of the only communication tools that allows for restorative connection between people who are incarcerated and their loved ones. Arielle Duhaime-Ross talks with Adnan Khan of Re:store Justice about how and why they are being used. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:11:17

The mail-in election

11/2/2020
Recode’s Adam Clark Estes explains how the US Postal Service has been handling mail-in voting so far. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:07:14