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Every story is a tech story. We live in a world where algorithms drive our interests, scientists are re-engineering our food supply, and a robot may be your next boss. Host Arielle Duhaime-Ross explores why–and how–tech is changing everything.

Every story is a tech story. We live in a world where algorithms drive our interests, scientists are re-engineering our food supply, and a robot may be your next boss. Host Arielle Duhaime-Ross explores why–and how–tech is changing everything.
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Every story is a tech story. We live in a world where algorithms drive our interests, scientists are re-engineering our food supply, and a robot may be your next boss. Host Arielle Duhaime-Ross explores why–and how–tech is changing everything.

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@recode

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English


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Yes, a government can shut down the internet

11/21/2019
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Iran's government shut down the internet, after widespread protests over the cost of fuel - how is that possible, and what does that mean for its people? Links to resources discussed: How the Iranian government shut off the internet Internet disrupted in Iran amid fuel protests in multiple cities Host: Arielle Duhaime-Ross (@adrs), host and lead reporter of Reset About Recode by Vox: Recode by Vox helps you understand how tech is changing the world — and changing us. Follow...

Duration:00:23:10

Why Google Has Your Health Records

11/19/2019
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Google has partnered with one of America's large hospital networks and gained access to millions of health records. CNBC's Christina Farr explains what it's doing with them. Links to resources discussed: Google’s hospital data-sharing deal raises privacy fears — here’s what’s really going on Google’s ‘Project Nightingale’ Gathers Personal Health Data on Millions of Americans Host: Arielle Duhaime-Ross (@adrs), host and lead reporter of Reset About Recode by Vox: Recode by Vox helps...

Duration:00:19:45

The Birds and the Bees ... and the bot

11/17/2019
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A sex education chat bot answers questions from teens about sex and puberty. Links to resources discussed: Ask Roo Advocates for Youth Host: Arielle Duhaime-Ross (@adrs), host and lead reporter of Reset About Recode by Vox: Recode by Vox helps you understand how tech is changing the world — and changing us. Follow Us: Newsletter: Recode Daily Twitter: @Recode

Duration:00:26:25

The Airbnb Scam

11/14/2019
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An Airbnb scam exposed, and why Silicon Valley’s culture of growth-at-all-costs means safeguards are an afterthought. Links to resources discussed: I Accidentally Uncovered a Nationwide Scam on Airbnb Brian Chesky on the Recode Decode podcast Super Pumped Featuring: @allie_conti @MikeIsaac Host: Arielle Duhaime-Ross (@adrs), host and lead reporter of Reset About Recode by Vox: Recode by Vox helps you understand how tech is changing the world — and changing us. Follow...

Duration:00:21:18

Thank you, Text

11/12/2019
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SMS texting is a mess, but it still matters - so what's the fix? Featuring: Blair Hickman @amandablair Dieter Bohn @backlon Links to resources discussed: SMS provider said 168,000 Valentine’s texts were delayed — now it says the number is higher AT&T, Verizon, Sprint, and T-Mobile have finally agreed to replace SMS with a new RCS standard Google is finally taking charge of the RCS Rollout Host: Arielle Duhaime-Ross (@adrs), host and lead reporter of Reset About Recode by...

Duration:00:28:01

Can tech save California from wildfires?

11/10/2019
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As climate change makes fires more intense, one solution is to put the forest under surveillance. Links to resources discussed: THE 1910 FIRES MarinaMarina Host: Arielle Duhaime-Ross (@adrs), host and lead reporter of Reset About Recode by Vox: Recode by Vox helps you understand how tech is changing the world — and changing us. Follow Us: Newsletter: Recode Daily Twitter: @Recode

Duration:00:22:00

The government has your face

11/7/2019
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The U.S. government won’t release information about how it’s using facial recognition technology — so the ACLU is suing. Links to resources discussed: Electronic Frontier Foundation report on Facial Recognition technologyACLU Press releaseFacial Recognition technology explainer video from The Verge/Russell Brandom Featuring: @lynch_jen @russellbrandom Hosts: Arielle Duhaime-Ross (@adrs), host and lead reporter of Reset About Recode by Vox: Recode by Vox helps you understand how tech...

Duration:00:23:51

Twitter gets rid of political ads

11/5/2019
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The impact of Twitter's ban on political ads on the platform. Links Jack Dorsey’s Announcement on Twitter Was That the Best Subtweet Ever? “Daisy” Ad (1964) Guests: @karaswisher @zachbeauchamp Host: Arielle Duhaime-Ross (@adrs), host and lead reporter of Reset About Recode by Vox: Recode by Vox helps you understand how tech is changing the world — and changing us. Follow Us: Newsletter: Recode Daily Twitter: @Recode

Duration:00:27:20

If the shoe fits ... ban it?

11/2/2019
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Eliud Kipchoge made history when he ran 26.22 miles in under 2 hours - a record breaking 'sub-two' run. He ran in Nike Vaporflies, a high-tech shoe that's helping runners break records, and causing debate over its use in races. Links Alex Hutchinson's book, Endure: Mind, Body, and the Curiously Elastic Limits of Human Performance Nike Says Its $250 Running Shoes Will Make You Run Much Faster. What if That’s Actually True? A Tale of Two Marathon Records and Nike's Magic...

Duration:00:24:04

The Google walkout, one year later

10/31/2019
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A year ago, a reported 20,000 Google employees walked off the job in protest. Has employee activism changed one of the biggest companies in tech? Links to resources discussed: Google CEO, in leaked video, says company is ‘genuinely struggling’ with employee trust Three Years of Misery Inside Google, the Happiest Company in Tech Google walkout organizer quits company after alleged retaliation Google’s attempt to shut down a unionization meeting just riled up its...

Duration:00:25:58

Quantum Supremacy, WTF?

10/29/2019
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Google says it's reached "quantum supremacy." We break down what that means for computing and why IBM is pushing back. Featuring: @KSHartnett Quantum Supremacy Is Coming: Here’s What You Should Know Google and IBM Clash Over Milestone Quantum Computing Experiment Quantum Supremacy Using a Programmable Superconducting Processor Leveraging Secondary Storage to Simulate Deep 54-qubit Sycamore Circuits Hosts: Arielle Duhaime-Ross (@adrs), host and lead reporter of Reset About Recode by...

Duration:00:19:39

Inside Instagram's Nipple Ban

10/27/2019
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Instagram censors almost all photographs of female nipples on its platform. The impact of this policy is much larger than you might think, affecting both art and identity. Featuring: @raindovemodel @caseynewton @twofacedkitten @micolhebron Hosts: Arielle Duhaime-Ross (@adrs), host and lead reporter of Reset About Recode by Vox: Recode by Vox helps you understand how tech is changing the world — and changing us. Follow Us: Newsletter: Recode Daily Twitter: @Recode

Duration:00:26:59

Move Fast and Break Currency

10/24/2019
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Facebook wants to start a currency. Congress has questions. Featuring: @KatharinaPistor @dseetharaman Hosts: Arielle Duhaime-Ross (@adrs), host and lead reporter of Reset About Recode by Vox: Recode by Vox helps you understand how tech is changing the world — and changing us. Follow Us: Newsletter: Recode Daily Twitter: @Recode

Duration:00:20:10

iSurrender

10/22/2019
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Apple removed an app that had been used by pro-democracy protestors in Hong Kong. Turns out that has broad implications for democracy globally. Links to resources discussed: Apple bowed to China by removing a Hong Kong protest map from its app store Featuring: @maryhui @reckless Hosts: Arielle Duhaime-Ross (@adrs), host and lead reporter of Reset About Recode by Vox: Recode by Vox helps you understand how tech is changing the world — and changing us. Follow Us: Newsletter: Recode...

Duration:00:22:49

Can AI Teach You To Write Better?

10/20/2019
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Students across the country are graded by artificial intelligence. But does an algorithm really know how to write? If you enjoyed this episode, subscribe to Reset for free on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Overcast, Pocket Casts, or your favorite podcast app to get new episodes every week. Links to resources discussed: Flawed Algorithms Are Grading Millions of Students’ Essays How I’m using AI to write my next novel Featuring: @SigalSamuel @ToddFeathers Host: Arielle...

Duration:00:24:20

Hey Google: scan my race

10/17/2019
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This week, Google announced its new Pixel 4 phone. One of the features it touted was Face Unlock, which uses facial recognition to unlock the phone. But the advancement came with a price - for black people. If you enjoyed this episode, subscribe to Reset for free on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Overcast, Pocket Casts, or your favorite podcast app to get new episodes every week. Links to resources discussed: From the New York Daily News...

Duration:00:21:01

Biohacking: Rules of Engagement

10/15/2019
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Josiah Zayner is a biohacker who’s famous for, among other things, injecting himself with the gene-editing tool CRISPR. At a time when the technology exists for us to change, or hack, our own DNA, what are the ethics of experimenting on ourselves, and others at home? Arielle Duhaime-Ross has been following Zayner’s story and talks to him about how he’s thinking about human experimentation today. Plus: new efforts to come up with a code of conduct for biohackers, from legislation to...

Duration:00:31:56

Introducing Reset

10/7/2019
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Every story is a tech story. We live in a world where algorithms drive our interests, scientists are re-engineering our food supply, and a robot may be your next boss. Arielle Duhaime-Ross explores why–and how–tech is changing everything. Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Sundays starting October 15th. From Recode by Vox. Subscribe for free on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Overcast, Pocket Casts, or your favorite podcast app.

Duration:00:02:04

Introducing Reset

9/5/2019
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Recode’s Kara Swisher introduces Arielle Duhaime-Ross, host of Reset, a new tech news podcast from Recode by Vox launching on Tuesday, October 15th. On Reset, we'll re-evaluates the role of technology in our lives. Because every story is a tech story. We live in a world where algorithms drive our interests, scientists are re-engineering our food supply, and a robot may be your next boss. If you like what you hear, subscribe to the show for free on Apple Podcasts, Stitcher, Spotify, or your...

Duration:00:07:14