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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. Produced by Recode and part of the Vox Media Podcast Network.

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. Produced by Recode and part of the Vox Media Podcast Network.

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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. Produced by Recode and part of the Vox Media Podcast Network.

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@recode

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English


Episodes

Why QAnon is here to stay

7/31/2020
QAnon was born and perpetuated on the internet. What is it and why is it dangerous? Featuring: AdrienneLaFrance (@AdrienneLaF) Casey Newton (@CaseyNewton) Links: Adrienne's piece for The Atlantic Casey's column for The Verge Host: Arielle Duhaime-Ross (@adrs), host of Reset About Recode by Vox: Recode by Vox helps you understand how tech is changing the world — and changing us. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:24:23

Can the government ban TikTok?

7/24/2020
How the Trump administration could ban the popular social media app and the consequences for its users. Featuring: Palmer Haasch (@haasch_palmer) Adi Robertson (@thedextriarchy) Links: TikTok creators are worried about losing their followings as the Trump administration considers banning the app How the Trump administration could ‘ban’ TikTok Host: Allegra Frank (@LegsFrank), guest host of Reset About Recode by Vox: Recode by Vox helps you understand how tech is changing the world — and...

Duration:00:22:46

TikTok in prison

7/17/2020
What ‘prison TikTok’ tells us about the lives of incarcerated people. Featuring: Louise Matsakis -- Staff Writer at WIRED (@lmatsakis) Nazgol Ghandnoosh -- Senior Research Analyst at The Sentencing Project (@NazgolG) Adnan Khan -- Executive Director at Re:Store Justice (@akhan1437) Links to resources: Behind Bars, but Still Posting on TikTok The Sentencing Project Re:Store Justice Host: Arielle Duhaime-Ross (@adrs), host and lead reporter of Reset About Recode by Vox: Recode by Vox helps you...

Duration:00:28:13

Facebook's fact-check 'loophole'

7/10/2020
How an "opinion loophole" is enabling the spread of climate change misinformation. Links to resources discussed: Facebook creates fact-checking exemption for climate deniers Washington Examiner op-ed cherry-picks data and misleads readers about climate models How CO2 boosters' op-ed slipped by Facebook fact-checkers Guests: Andrew Dessler (@AndrewDessler) Judd Legum (Popular.info) Emily Atkin (heated.world) Host: Arielle Duhaime-Ross (@adrs), host and lead reporter of Reset About Recode by...

Duration:00:28:29

"Netflix is a team, not a family"

7/3/2020
Is working on a team of all-stars, excellent pay, and unlimited vacation worth the stress of constant criticism from co-workers and the knowledge that your boss is considering whether to replace you? Netflix execs will tell you that their internal culture is the key to their success. From Recode and Vox Media, 'Land of the Giants: The Netflix Effect' Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:41:31

Covid-19 "long-haulers" find a community online

6/26/2020
For some, recovering from Covid-19 will be a long struggle. Those still recovering months later are finding support - and information about the enigmatic disease - online. Featuring: Fiona Lowenstein @fi_lowenstein Lois Parshley @LoisParshley Links to resources discussed: My coronavirus survivor group is my most important medical support right now No one knows why these Covid-19 patients’ symptoms keep relapsing We Need to Talk About What Coronavirus Recoveries Look Like Body Politic...

Duration:00:29:08

K-pop’s online activism for Black Lives Matter is complicated

6/19/2020
K-Pop fans have come to the aid of Black Lives Matter protestors online. If you know your history, that may come as a surprise. Links: A beginner’s guide to K-pop How K-pop fans are weaponizing the internet for Black Lives Matter Guests: Aja Romano, Vox.com culture writer (@ajaromano) Miranda Larsen, Kpop scholar and fan (https://twitter.com/AcaOtaku) Host: Arielle Duhaime-Ross (@adrs), host and lead reporter of Reset About Recode by Vox: Recode by Vox helps you understand how tech is...

Duration:00:35:49

Reset is now weekly

6/18/2020
Reset is now a weekly podcast: here's what you need to know. 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. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:02:00

What it means to make music in 2020

6/16/2020
The pandemic has upended the art and business of making music. Producing, performing and releasing — every aspect is new and uncharted. The need for social distancing means that it’s unsafe to collaborate in small studios or perform for large crowds — not to mention finding the right thing to sing about in such a charged moment. We’re telling three stories about how artists are working within these constraints: Ricky Reed and John-Robert have found a way to generate a creative spark...

Duration:00:34:07

Video games are the new concert venues

6/14/2020
How online games like Minecraft and Fortnite have become virtual concert venues. Featuring Julia Alexander (@loudmouthjulia) Cherie Hu (@cheriehu42) Links to resources discussed: I Tried to crash the VIP area at American Football’s Minecraft concert 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. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:23:42

Protesting during a pandemic

6/11/2020
Thousands of people have taken the streets to protest during a pandemic. Vox.com's Brian Resnick explains why not all public health experts think that's a bad thing. Featuring Brian Resnick (@B_resnick) Links to resources discussed: What public health experts want critics to know about why they support the protests Tear gas, explained 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 —...

Duration:00:20:20

The case for banning Trump on social media

6/9/2020
President Trump has faced unprecedented action from social media companies in recent weeks. The Verge's T.C. Sottek argues that they haven't gone far enough. Featuring T.C. Sottek (@chillmage) Links to resources discussed: Ban Them All 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. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:19:01

Tear gas, explained

6/7/2020
The toxic chemical’s origins, from WWI to today’s protests across the country. Featuring Roberto Daza (@rsdaza) Anna Feigenbaum (@drfigtree) Links to resources discussed: The Protests in Minneapolis (Vice News) The disturbing history of how tear gas became the weapon of choice against protesters Tear Gas: From the Battlefields of World War I to the Streets of Today Host: Arielle Duhaime-Ross (@adrs), host and lead reporter of Reset About Recode by Vox: Recode by Vox helps you understand how...

Duration:00:30:04

Facebook’s employee revolt

6/4/2020
Over 400 Facebook employees didn't show up to work on Monday. Recode's Shirin Ghaffary explains the unprecedented unrest at the social media giant over President Trump’s posts. Featuring Shirin Ghaffary (@ShirinGhaffary) Jeff Horwitz (@JeffHorwitz) Links to resources discussed: Many Facebook employees think the company needs to stand up to Trump now more than ever Read the transcript of Mark Zuckerberg’s tense meeting with Facebook employees Facebook Executives Shut Down Efforts to Make the...

Duration:00:25:24

How congress is trying to end child abuse online

6/2/2020
A closer look at two bills which aim to deal with the issue of online child abuse, including the EARN IT Act, which raises major privacy concerns. Featuring: Assem Khaled (@Lyserberg) Adi Robertson (@thedextriarchy) Aaron Mackey (@aaron_d_mackey) Links to resources discussed: Can gaming solve its predator problem? New bill would put $5 billion toward fighting online child abuse The EARN IT Bill Is the Government’s Plan to Scan Every Message Online Host: Arielle Duhaime-Ross (@adrs), host and...

Duration:00:25:51

Trump vs. Twitter

5/30/2020
Twitter fact-checked the president. Now what? Featuring @kateconger Links for further reading: Defying Trump, Twitter Doubles Down on Labeling Tweets George Floyd’s death set off uprisings across the country 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. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:28:18

Inside baseball’s pitch to play again

5/28/2020
With games on hold, pro sports leagues are wondering: is it more expensive to lose a season? or to play during a pandemic? Featuring: TJ Quinn (@TJQuinnESPN) Zach Binney (@zbinney_NFLinj) Links to resources discussed: How MLB is navigating the coronavirus pandemic to play ball Host: Arielle Duhaime-Ross (@adrs), host and lead reporter of Reset Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:31:40

The speed of coronavirus science has consequences

5/26/2020
The pandemic has caused the speed of science to increase dramatically, but that speed has consequences. Featuring Ivan Oransky (@ivanoransky) Links Op-ed: Covering science at dangerous speeds 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. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:24:31

Why lo-fi is the perfect background music

5/24/2020
Lo-Fi hip-hop has emerged as a hugely popular genre and internet subculture. Its millions of loyal fans rely on curated lo-fi playlists and live-streams to write to, study to and even fall asleep to. But what of its musical roots? Who are its stars? And why, despite its mass following on YouTube, Spotify and elsewhere, is it nearly impossible to spot on the Billboard? We trace lo-fi from its godfathers to its moments in the sun, to the complex creative ecosystem playing out on streaming...

Duration:00:37:12

Until a vaccine arrives

5/21/2020
Why the pandemic’s future is hard to predict, and why the vaccine could take much longer than 12-to-18 months. Featuring: Brian Resnick (@B_Resnick) German Lopez (@germanrlopez) Links to Resources Discussed: The pandemic, chaos, and coming to terms with uncertainty A coronavirus vaccine may take longer than 12 to 18 months 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...

Duration:00:25:49