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Big Technology Podcast

Big Technology Podcast takes you behind the scenes in the tech world featuring interviews with plugged-in insiders and outside agitators. It's hosted by Alex Kantrowitz, a Silicon Valley journalist who's interviewed the world's top tech CEOs from Larry Ellison to Mark Zuckerberg.

Episodes

Are We Having a Moral Panic About Instagram? — With NYT's Farhad Manjoo
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Amazon Rigs Search, Social Media 'Ampliganda,' Netflix Protests — With Adrianne Jeffries, Renee DiResta, and Zoë Schiffer
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Is Social Media A Scapegoat For Bigger Problems? — With Charlie Warzel at Unfinished Live
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Why Facebook Will Keep Building For Kids — With Michael Sayman
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Amazon Builds a Robot and Threatens Apple — With Wired's Lauren Goode
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Unraveling The Mystery Of Peter Thiel — With Max Chafkin
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A Look Into Facebook's Soul — With WSJ's Jeff Horwitz and Ex-FB Exec. Brian Boland
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Inside The Theranos Trial — With Erin Griffith of The New York Times
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How The Music Industry Predicts The Future — With Zack O'Malley Greenburg
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The Platform Delusion — With Columbia Business Professor Jonathan Knee
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Are We Actually Addicted To Our Phones? — With Nir Eyal
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Can We Still Be Optimistic About The Internet? — With Meetup Founder Scott Heiferman
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The Motivations Of Facebook Reporters, And Their Sources — With Ugly Truth Author Sheera Frenkel
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The Risks of TikTok's Rise — With Bloomberg's Shelly Banjo
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Regime Change In Cuba, Through Internet Access? — With FCC Commissioner Brendan Carr
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The Definitive WeWork Story — With Eliot Brown And Maureen Farrell
Show Details1hr 10min
Newsletters and The Culture Wars — With Substack CEO Chris Best
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She Advocated For Women, Then Microsoft Pushed Her Off Its Board — With Maria Klawe
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How Gen Z Dates Online — With Tinder CEO Jim Lanzone
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How Big Tech Influence Shops Shape The Antitrust Conversation In Washington — with Adam Kovacevich
Show Details48min 59s
Crossover With The Realignment: Can Tech Survive Washington’s Onslaught?
Show Details1hr 6min
Andrew Ross Sorkin on Meme Stocks, Bitcoin, SPACs, and Elon Musk
Show Details1hr 7min
Andrew Callaghan of All Gas No Breaks Goes Independent
Show Details43min 26s
The Rise and Fall of Juul, With The Devil's Playbook Author Lauren Etter
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New York Times Reporter Jack Nicas On Apple Vs. Epic Games and Apple In China
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Professor Scott Galloway On Whether Our Economy Is Rigged (And What To Do About It)
Show Details46min 36s
Amazon Unbound Author Brad Stone On How Nerdy Bezos Turned Into Ripped Bezos
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Why Ex-Google Ads Boss Sridhar Ramaswamy is Building An Ads-Free Search Engine
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Facebook Oversight Board Member Julie Owono Takes Us Inside The Trump Decision
Show Details40min 26s
Doge, Bitcoin, NFTs, and Capital Gains: Ranjan Roy and Can Duruk of Margins Demystify Our Economy
Show Details1hr 7min
Facebook vs. Clubhouse vs. Spotify vs. Apple: Casey Newton Returns
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How Amazon Automated My Job: A Conversation With Elaine Kwon
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The Uneasy Amazon Coalition, With Fulfillment Author Alec MacGillis
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Carole Cadwalladr and Yael Eisenstat on The Criticism of Tech Criticism
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BuzzFeed News executive editor Mat Honan on the "Zoom Class," NFTs, and San Francisco
Show Details48min 47s
Why Rest of World wants to change international tech news, with Sophie Schmidt and Louise Matsakis
Show Details47min 42s
Bonus: Senator Amy Klobuchar On How Congress Will Take On Big Tech
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Twitter Product Head Kayvon Beykpour On The Story Behind Twitter’s Revival
Show Details53min 56s
Will Artificial Intelligence Take Our Jobs? A Conversation with Kevin Roose, NYT Columnist and Futureproof author
Show Details50min 41s
WhatsApp Head Will Cathcart on Privacy, Content Moderation, and Apple
Show Details48min 2s
Arab Spring Leader Wael Ghonim on Modern Social Media's Promise And Peril
Show Details1hr 10min
Three Mayors On The Future Of Tech in the U.S.
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Bonus: India vs. Twitter, with Pranav Dixit of BuzzFeed News
Show Details44min 41s
Will Amazon Be Kinder After Jeff Bezos? A Conversation With Recode's Jason Del Rey
Show Details24min 32s
Glenn Greenwald on Substack, Content Moderation, and Joe Rogan
Show Details36min 40s
Emergency Podcast: The Story Behind Gamestop, A Conversation With Ranjan Roy of Margins
Show Details51min 32s
The U.S. and Tech After Trump: A Conversation With the Realignment's Marshall Kosloff and Saagar Enjeti
Show Details1hr 5min
Under Biden, Bipartisan Vengeance On Social Media? A Conversation With Bradley Tusk
Show Details56min 45s
Should Facebook and Twitter Have Banned Donald Trump? A Conversation With Ryan Mac of BuzzFeed News
Show Details1hr 10min
Does YouTube Radicalize? A Debate Between NYT's Kevin Roose and Software Engineer Mark Ledwich
Show Details57min 59s
Cult Deprogrammer Rick Alan Ross On NXIVM, QAnon, and What Makes Us Vulnerable
Show Details50min 24s
Peloton Instructor Emma Lovewell on At-Home Fitness and Stadium-Sized Rides
Show Details48min 49s
Gary Vaynerchuk and TikTok’s Blake Chandlee on the ‘Ban’ and TikTok’s Future
Show Details33min 55s
Ex-Uber Chief Business Officer Emil Michael on Autonomous Driving, Saudi Arabia, and Uber’s Culture
Show Details55min 21s
Will the Government Break Up Instagram and Facebook? A Conversation With ‘No Filter’ Author Sarah Frier
Show Details55min 41s
Investor, Activist Swati Mylavarapu: Tech World Must “Get Uncomfortable” With Its Impact On Society
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Homebrew VC Hunter Walk Talks Twitter, TikTok, and Tech in the Time of Biden
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Election Results Breakdown With The Daily Beast Editor In Chief Noah Shachtman
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Lincoln Project Co-Founder Steve Schmidt: “The Pro-Democracy Side Of This Argument Cannot Be Gentle”
Show Details48min 52s
Google Protest Leader Meredith Whittaker on the Future of Tech Activism and the Deep Flaws of ‘The Social Dilemma’
Show Details40min 45s
Emergency Podcast: Department of Justice vs. Google with Yelp's Luther Lowe
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New York Times’ Ben Smith Talks Slack, Newsroom Politics, And Tech Regulation
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Netflix's 'Social Dilemma' Star Tristan Harris on the Film and Its Criticisms
Show Details54min 58s
Reporter Roundtable: Discussing Media Narratives and Tech Industry Attacks On The Press
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Why Venture Capitalists Are Mad, With Bloomberg Beta Venture Capitalist Roy Bahat
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An Inside Look At China’s Internment of Muslims, with BuzzFeed News’ Megha Rajagopalan
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Apple At A Crossroads: An Interview With GV Partner M.G. Siegler
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Box CEO Aaron Levie on Trump, the Tech Giants, and the Stock Market
Show Details48min 27s
“It Just Felt Wrong.” Ex-Amazon VP Tim Bray On Why He Left
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Is the Tech Press Bad? With The Verge's Casey Newton
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From Gezi Park to Black Lives Matter, with Zeynep Tufekci
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Introducing Big Technology Podcast with Alex Kantrowitz
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