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Big Technology Podcast
Big Technology Podcast
Alex Kantrowitz

The Big Technology Podcast takes you behind the scenes in the tech world featuring interviews with plugged-in insiders and outside agitators. Alex... more

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Episodes

What Cheaper, Faster, and Smarter AI Gets Us — With Aaron Levie

Aaron Levie is the CEO of Box. Levie joins Big Technology Podcast to discuss the implications of AI getting cheaper... more

22 May 2024 · 55 minutes
OpenAI’s Big Week, Did Google Kill The Web, AWS CEO Resigns

Ranjan Roy from Margins is back for our weekly discussion of the latest tech news. We cover 1) OpenAI's GPT-4o... more

17 May 2024 · 46 minutes
AI Scaling, Alignment, and the Path to Superintelligence — With Dwarkesh Patel

Dwarkesh Patel is the host of the Dwarkesh Podcast, where he's interviewed Mark Zuckerberg, Ilya Sustkever, Dario Amodei, and more... more

15 May 2024 · 1 hour, 6 minutes
Apple's Bad iPad Ad, AI Assistant Hype, Netflix's Big Live Ambitions

Ranjan Roy from Margins is back for our weekly discussion of the latest tech news. We cover 1) Apple's bad... more

10 May 2024 · 54 minutes
Economics of OpenAI, Tesla’s Robotics Pivot, Hedonic Treadmill — With Slate Money

Felix Salmon, Emily Peck, and Elizabeth Spiers are the hosts of the Slate Money podcast. They join Big Technology to... more

08 May 2024 · 51 minutes
Emails From Elon, AI Revenue Questions, Chatbot Boyfriends

Ranjan Roy from Margins is back for our weekly discussion of the latest tech news. We cover 1) Ranjan's visit... more

03 May 2024 · 1 hour, 1 minute
Teaching AI To Read Our Emotions — With Alan Cowen

Alan Cowen is the CEO and founder Hume AI. Cowen joins Big Technology Podcast to discuss how his company is... more

01 May 2024 · 57 minutes
Are LLMs Hitting A Wall, Microsoft & Alphabet Save The Market, TikTok 'Ban'

Deirdre Bosa is the anchor of CNBC's TechCheck. She joins the show for our weekly discussion of the latest tech... more

26 Apr 2024 · 44 minutes
Apple's AI Play — With M.G. Siegler

M.G. Siegler is a venture partner at GV, formerly google ventures, and the author of Spyglass. He joins Big Technology... more

24 Apr 2024 · 56 minutes
Meta's Big Llama 3 Release, Google's New Culture, MKBHD vs. Humane

Alex Heath from The Verge is back for our weekly discussion of the latest tech news. We cover 1) Taylor... more

19 Apr 2024 · 55 minutes
Kara Swisher Rates Tech Leaders — With Kara Swisher

Kara Swisher is the author of Burn Book and host of the Pivot and On With Kara Swisher. Swisher joins... more

17 Apr 2024 · 55 minutes
Google's AI Narrative Is Flipping, Microsoft Hedges Its OpenAI Bet, AI Clones Are Here

Ranjan Roy from Margins is back for our weekly discussion of the latest tech news. We cover 1) The Solar... more

12 Apr 2024 · 1 hour,
Anthropic's Co-Founder on AI Agents, General Intelligence, and Sentience — With Jack Clark

Jack Clark is the co-founder of Anthropic and author of Import AI. He joins Big Technology Podcast for a mega... more

10 Apr 2024 · 1 hour, 25 minutes
Why Crypto’s Thriving Post-SBF, Sports Betting Crisis Deepens, Jon Stewart vs. AI

Ranjan Roy from Margins is back for our weekly discussion of the latest tech news, with special guest Zeke Faux... more

05 Apr 2024 · 1 hour, 3 minutes
Why Marissa Mayer Is Betting Big On Consumer Tech

Marissa Mayer is the CEO and co-founder of Sunshine, the former CEO of Yahoo, and a longtime Google executive. She... more

03 Apr 2024 · 50 minutes
SBF Sentenced, OpenAI’s $100 Billion Supercomputer, Neuralink’s Potential

Reed Albergotti is the tech editor at Semafor. He joins Big Technology Podcast to break down the week's news. We... more

29 Mar 2024 · 1 hour,
The Yahoo Episode — With Jim Lanzone

Jim Lanzone is the CEO of Yahoo. He joins Big Technology Podcast for the long awaited Yahoo Episode, a deep... more

27 Mar 2024 · 50 minutes
OpenAI's GPT-5 Looms, Apple's Antitrust Problem, Sports Betting's Big Scandal

The Information's Jessica Lessin and CNBC's Steve Kovach join us for a star studded Friday episode breaking down the week's... more

22 Mar 2024 · 57 minutes
Predicting AI’s Next Advances — With Suhail Doshi

Suhail Doshi is the CEO and founder of Playground, an AI image generation and editing software company. Doshi joins Big... more

20 Mar 2024 · 1 hour, 6 minutes
Is AI Slowing Down?, Trouble at Tesla, Kate Middleton’s Bad At Photoshop

Ranjan Roy from Margins is back for our weekly discussion of the latest tech news. We cover 1) AI sales... more

15 Mar 2024 · 59 minutes
TikTok Sale Or Ban Moves Forward In U.S. — With Mike Solana

Mike Solana is the chief marketing officer at Founders Fund and editor-in-chief of Pirate Wires. He joins Big Technology Podcast... more

13 Mar 2024 · 1 hour, 2 minutes
OpenAI’s Turmoil Rolls On, Apple Under Siege, Bitcoin Hits $70,000

Ranjan Roy from Margins is back for our weekly discussion of the latest tech news. We cover 1) OpenAI's leadership... more

08 Mar 2024 · 1 hour, 2 minutes
Flexport's CEO on Amazon & Shopify, Red Sea Shipping Problems, and Inflation — With Ryan Petersen

Ryan Petersen is the Founder and Co-CEO of Flexport, a supply chain technology company. He joins Big Technology Podcast to... more

06 Mar 2024 · 53 minutes
Elon Sues OpenAI, Should Sundar Stay?, RIP Apple Car

Ranjan Roy from Margins is back for our weekly discussion of the latest tech news. We cover 1) Elon Musk... more

01 Mar 2024 · 1 hour, 2 minutes
NVIDIA's AI Moat & Origins — With Bryan Catanzaro

Bryan Catanzaro is NVIDIA's VP of applied deep learning research. He joins Big Technology Podcast to discuss why NVIDIA is... more

28 Feb 2024 · 47 minutes
Secrets of NVIDIA's Surge, Google Gemini's Image Generation Disaster, Reddit IPO

Ranjan Roy from Margins is back for our weekly discussion of the latest tech news. We cover 1) NVIDIA's stock... more

23 Feb 2024 · 1 hour,
Foursquare's Founder on Making the Internet Fun Again + His New App — With Dennis Crowley

Dennis Crowley is the co-founder of Foursquare. He joins Big Technology Podcast to talk about what made the internet fun,... more

21 Feb 2024 · 51 minutes
OpenAI's New Video Generation Model, Zuck Returns Fire, Tesla's Fatal Crash

Ranjan Roy from Margins is back for our weekly discussion of the latest tech news. We cover 1) OpenAI's new... more

16 Feb 2024 · 1 hour, 2 minutes
Perplexity’s CEO on Its Plan to Displace Google Search With AI Answers — With Aravind Srinivas

Aravind Srinivas is the CEO of Perplexity, an AI-powered search engine that answers queries with a few paragraphs in natural... more

14 Feb 2024 · 36 minutes
Building One: How Cameron Adams Built Canva

Introducing Building One, a new show from LinkedIn chief product officer Tomer Cohen. Canva co-founder and chief product officer Cameron... more

12 Feb 2024 · 41 minutes
Sam Altman’s $7 Trillion Fundraise, Google Gemini Catches OpenAI, The Return To Office Ploy

Ranjan Roy from Margins is back for our weekly discussion of the latest tech news. We cover 1) Sam Altman... more

09 Feb 2024 · 1 hour, 8 minutes
Apple Mega-Episode W/ Daring Fireball's John Gruber: AI, Vision Pro, China, App Store & More

John Gruber is the author of Daring Fireball. He joins Big Technology Podcast for a mega episode on the state... more

07 Feb 2024 · 1 hour, 43 minutes
Hands-On With the Vision Pro, Big Tech's Back in Washington, Elon Musk’s $55 Billion Payday — With Joanna Stern

Joanna Stern from the Wall Street Journal joins us to talk about her hands-on experience with the Vision Pro. We... more

02 Feb 2024 · 53 minutes
Robinhood's CEO On Dumb Money, Day Trading, and Retirement — With Vlad Tenev

Vlad Tenev is the CEO and co-founder of Robinhood. He joins Big Technology Podcast to share what's happened to meme... more

31 Jan 2024 · 57 minutes
The Taylor Swift Deepfake Problem, Tech All Time Highs + Layoffs, Quitting Amazon Prime

Ranjan Roy from Margins is back for our weekly discussion of the latest tech news. We cover 1) Why nude... more

26 Jan 2024 · 56 minutes
Why Meta Wants To Build Artificial General Intelligence — With Joelle Pineau

Joelle Pineau is the head of Meta's AI Research division. She joins Big Technology Podcast to discuss the company's recent... more

24 Jan 2024 · 48 minutes
Microsoft & OpenAI Visit Davos, Is The Vision Pro Dead On Arrival, Google Makes More Cuts

Ranjan Roy from Margins is back for our weekly discussion of the latest tech news. We cover 1) Satya Nadella... more

19 Jan 2024 · 49 minutes
Would a World Without Algorithms Be Better? — With Kyle Chayka

Kyle Chayka is a New Yorker staff writer and author of FILTERWORLD: How Algorithms Flattened Culture. Chayka joins Big Technology... more

17 Jan 2024 · 47 minutes
Bill Ackman’s Crusade, A Rabbit Wins CES, Apple Boosts Meta

Ranjan Roy from Margins is back for our weekly discussion of the latest tech news. We cover 1) Bill Ackman’s... more

12 Jan 2024 · 49 minutes
Will AI Really Take Our Jobs? And If So, Then What? — With Albert Wenger

Albert Wenger is a partner at Union Square Ventures, and author of The World After Capital. He joins Big Technology... more

10 Jan 2024 · 37 minutes
Generative AI Might Just A Be Feature, Crypto is Back, Substack’s Nazi Problem

Ranjan Roy from Margins is back for our weekly discussion of the latest tech news. We cover 1) Whether generative... more

05 Jan 2024 · 55 minutes
Signal’s President on AI, Advertising, and Running a Popular Messaging App — With Meredith Whittaker

Meredith Whittaker is the President of Signal and chief advisor to the AI Now Institute. She joins Big Technology Podcast... more

03 Jan 2024 · 39 minutes
New York Times Sues OpenAI, Apple Watch Ban's Implications, Snapchat Rising On AI Success

Ranjan Roy from Margins is back for our weekly discussion of the latest tech news. We cover 1) The New... more

29 Dec 2023 · 48 minutes
Palantir and Clearview Are Turning Ukraine’s War Into an R&D Lab — With Vera Bergengruen

Vera Bergengruen is a senior correspondent at Time. She joins Big Technology Podcast after a recent trip to Ukraine, where... more

27 Dec 2023 · 39 minutes
2023 In Review, 2024 Predictions — With Casey Newton

Casey Newton is the editor of Platformer and co-host of Hard Fork. He joins Big Technology Podcast for our annual... more

22 Dec 2023 · 49 minutes
Is Generative AI Killing Creativity Or Enhancing It? — With Scott Belsky

Scott Belsky is the chief strategy officer and executive vice president of design and emerging products at Adobe. He joins... more

20 Dec 2023 · 49 minutes
AI Scandals Rock Newsrooms, Uber’s Road to Profitability, NVIDIA’s Underappreciated Weakness

Ranjan Roy from Margins is back for our weekly discussion of the latest tech news. We cover 1) Alex’s meeting... more

15 Dec 2023 · 49 minutes
Intel's CEO Shares His Plan To Win The AI Chip War — With Pat Gelsinger

Pat Gelsinger is the CEO of Intel. He joins Big Technology Podcast to discuss how the AI chip war is... more

13 Dec 2023 · 28 minutes
2024's Big Ideas — With Jessi Hempl and Hello Monday

Jessi Hempel is the host of Hello Monday and a senior editor at large at LinkedIn. Today, we're running a... more

11 Dec 2023 · 38 minutes
Google’s Deceptive Gemini Release, More Tech Layoffs, George Santos Saves Cameo

Ranjan Roy from Margins is back for our weekly discussion of the latest tech news. We cover: 1) Google releases... more

08 Dec 2023 · 35 minutes
Tech's Big November Rally, Apple's Path Forward, The State of Tesla — With Dan Ives

Dan Ives is the managing director and senior equity research analyst at Wedbush Securities. He joins Big Technology Podcast for a... more

06 Dec 2023 · 38 minutes
ChatGPT Gets Lazy, Elon Musk Blasts Advertisers and Releases The Cybertruck, Jack Ma Returns

Louise Matsakis is a reporter at Semafor covering AI. She joins us for our weekly discussion of the latest tech news. We... more

01 Dec 2023 · 50 minutes
Silicon Valley's Effective Altruist vs. Accelerationist Religious War

Molly White, Ryan Broderick, and Deepa Seetharaman join Big Technology Podcast to dive deep into the Effective Altruism (EA) vs.... more

29 Nov 2023 · 49 minutes
OpenAI's 'Worrying' Q-Star Breakthrough, Google's Culture Problem, Crypto After CZ & SBF

Malcolm Ethridge is the executive vice president at CIC Wealth a CNBC Contributor, and the host of the Tech Money... more

24 Nov 2023 · 53 minutes
Sam Altman Returns to OpenAI. Now What? — With Aaron Levie

Aaron Levie is the CEO of Box. He joins Big Technology Podcast to look forward at the AI field now... more

22 Nov 2023 · 32 minutes
Sam Altman To Microsoft, OpenAI In Flux — With Dan Primack

Dan Primack is the business editor at Axios and author of the daily Axios Pro Rata newsletter. He joins Big... more

20 Nov 2023 · 30 minutes
What We Know About Sam Altman's Ouster, The Morning After

A quick solo podcast on what we know about OpenAI firing CEO Sam Altman with Big Technology host Alex Kantrowitz.... more

18 Nov 2023 · 23 minutes
Emergency Podcast: Sam Altman Fired At OpenAI

OpenAI fired CEO Sam Altman today, a stunning move that will reshape the AI wars and open new avenues for... more

18 Nov 2023 · 24 minutes
Xi Visits San Francisco, Microsoft’s Big AI Event, Bin Laden on TikTok

Reed Albergotti is the tech editor at Semafor. He joins Big Technology Podcast to break down the week's news. We... more

17 Nov 2023 · 48 minutes
Google's Search VP on Generative AI in Search, User Notes on Search Results, and SEOs — With Cathy Edwards

Cathy Edwards is the VP of Search at Google. Edwards joins Big Technology Podcast to break some news about Google's... more

15 Nov 2023 · 49 minutes
OpenAI's Big Week, The Pin Is Here, Cruise's Major Recall

Ranjan Roy from Margins is back for our weekly discussion of the latest tech news. We cover: 1) Big Technology Podcast... more

10 Nov 2023 · 51 minutes
The Secrets Of Ray Dalio and His Dot Collector Transparency Software — With Rob Copeland

Rob Copeland is the author of The Fund: Ray Dalio, Bridgewater Associates, and the Unraveling of a Wall Street Legend... more

08 Nov 2023 · 48 minutes
SBF Convicted, OpenAI Is Vulnerable, Ozempic Effect Gone Overboard

Ranjan Roy from Margins is back for our weekly discussion of the latest tech news. We cover: 1) SBF's conviction 2)... more

03 Nov 2023 · 55 minutes
Waymo's Co-CEO on Its New Uber Partnership, Safety, and Driverless Trucking — With Tekedra Mawakana

Tekedra Mawakana is the Co-CEO at Waymo. She joins Big Technology Podcast to discuss the company's new partnership with Uber,... more

01 Nov 2023 · 56 minutes
Why Google Never Shipped Its ChatGPT Predecessor — With Gaurav Nemade

Gaurav Nemade was the founding product manager on LaMDA, Google's ChatGPT predecessor that never shipped. He explains why the product... more

30 Oct 2023 · 50 minutes
Amazon, Alphabet, Microsoft, Meta & Tesla Earnings, Cruise Pauses Operations, Zuck vs. Sam Altman

Ranjan Roy from Margins is back for our weekly discussion of the latest tech news. We cover: 1) Ranjan's Taylor Swift... more

27 Oct 2023 · 59 minutes
New Release at Big Technology, AI Bubble Looms, Apple's Next Event — With Brian McCullough

Brian McCullough is the host of Techmeme Ride Home and general partner of the Ride Home Fund. He joins Big... more

25 Oct 2023 · 56 minutes
Apple's Problem With Jon Stewart, Marc Andreessen's Techno-Optimism, Middle East Misinformation

Ranjan Roy from Margins is back for our weekly discussion of the latest tech news. We cover: 1) A quick... more

20 Oct 2023 · 1 hour,
SBF's Last Stand — With Molly White

Molly White is a crypto researcher and critic. She joins Big Technology Podcast to break down the latest in the... more

18 Oct 2023 · 57 minutes
Hamas vs. Israel Rewrites Social Media Norms, Live At The SBF Trial, OpenAI's New Values

Reed Albergotti is the tech editor at Semafor. He joins Big Technology Podcast to break down the week's news. We... more

13 Oct 2023 · 55 minutes
Is The Federal Reserve Manufacturing a Financial Crisis? — With Christopher Leonard

Christopher Leonard is the author of The Lords of Easy Money: How the Federal Reserve Broke the American Economy. Ranjan... more

11 Oct 2023 · 52 minutes
The Case Against SBF, Temu vs. Amazon, AI Therapy

Ranjan Roy from Margins is back for our weekly discussion of the latest tech news. We cover: 1) Plans to attend... more

06 Oct 2023 · 34 minutes
The Joy, Misery, and Fame Of An Extremely Online Life — With Taylor Lorenz

Taylor Lorenz is a technology columnist at the Washington Post and author of Extremely Online: The Untold Story of Fame,... more

04 Oct 2023 · 44 minutes
Zuck's Lucid Metaverse Vision, X CEO Bombs an Interview, Ex-FTC Chair on the Amazon Case

Ranjan Roy from Margins is back for our weekly discussion of the latest tech news. We cover: 1) Meta Connect, and... more

29 Sep 2023 · 59 minutes
How Ad Dollars, And Some AI, Might Restore Our Shared Truth — With Vanessa Otero

Vanessa Otero is the CEO of Ad Fontes Media. The company rates publications based on their biases, and allows advertisers... more

27 Sep 2023 · 43 minutes
More on Airbnb, Jack Dorsey's Return to Square, Generative AI News Bonanza

Ranjan Roy from Margins is back for our weekly discussion of the latest tech news. We cover: 1) An update on... more

22 Sep 2023 · 50 minutes
Airbnb CEO Brian Chesky on Cleaning Fees, Apple vs. Amazon, Building Products, and New York

Brian Chesky is the CEO of Airbnb. He joins Big Technology Podcast for an in-depth discussion covering Airbnb's product, business,... more

20 Sep 2023 · 1 hour, 2 minutes
Tech IPOs Are Back, Google's In Court, Tom Brady's Working For Delta

Ranjan Roy from Margins is back for our weekly discussion of the latest tech news. We cover: 1) The return of... more

15 Sep 2023 · 47 minutes
A Dozen Grueling Years At Amazon — With Kristi Coulter

Kristi Coulter worked at Amazon for twelve years and is the author of the new book, Exit Interview: The Life... more

13 Sep 2023 · 59 minutes
Apple's China Problem, Its Tenuous Valuation, And The iPhone 15 — With Walter Piecyk

Walter Piecyk is a partner at LightShed Partners and GP at LightShed Ventures. He joins Big Technology Podcast for a special... more

08 Sep 2023 · 36 minutes
Google’s Weird Year + Neeva Goes to Snowflake — With Sridhar Ramaswamy

Sridhar Ramaswamy is the co-founder of Neeva, SVP at Snowflake and former SVP at Google. He joins Big Technology Podcast... more

06 Sep 2023 · 51 minutes
Disney's Ten Year Low, Google's AI Attends Meetings For You, Metaverse Gets Legs

Ranjan Roy from Margins is back for our weekly discussion of the latest tech news. We cover: 1) Disney stock hitting... more

01 Sep 2023 · 45 minutes
The Path Toward AGI, According to Google's DeepMind — With Colin Murdoch

Colin Murdoch is the chief business officer at Google DeepMind. He joins Big Technology Podcast for a conversation about artificial... more

30 Aug 2023 · 34 minutes
ChatGPT As An Insult, NVIDIA's Moat, A New Musk Profile

Ranjan Roy from Margins is back for our weekly discussion of the latest tech news. We cover: 1) ChatGPT used... more

25 Aug 2023 · 54 minutes
Betting on the Future of AI – WIth Sarah Guo

Sarah Guo is the founder of VC firm, Conviction, and co-host of the “No Priors” podcast. She joins Big Technology... more

23 Aug 2023 · 39 minutes
The Cage Match That Wasn’t, Trouble At Goldman Sachs, Social Algorithms Reality Check

Ranjan Roy from Margins is back for our weekly discussion of the latest tech news. We cover: 1) How the... more

18 Aug 2023 · 49 minutes
Self-Driving's Breakout Moment — With Kyle Vogt

Kyle Vogt is the CEO of Cruise, a self-driving car operator owned mostly by General Motors. He joins Big Technology... more

16 Aug 2023 · 43 minutes
X's CEO Speaks, AI's Real Impact On Hollywood, The Streamflation Crisis — With Julia Boorstin

Julia Boorstin is a senior media and tech correspondent at CNBC and author of When Women Lead: What We Achieve,... more

11 Aug 2023 · 50 minutes
Lyft's New CEO Has a Plan To Compete — With David Risher

David Risher is Lyft's new CEO. He joins Big Technology Podcast for a frank discussion about his plan to put... more

09 Aug 2023 · 53 minutes
A New AI Investment Fund's Strategy and Opportunity — With Techmeme Ride Home

Brian McCullough and Chris Messina are starting a new, $15 million fund for pre-seed through Series A investments in AI... more

07 Aug 2023 · 42 minutes
Self-Driving's Quiet Boom, Tech's New IPO Window, Worldcoin's Strange Debut — With Sarah Kunst

Sarah Kunst is the managing director at Cleo Capital. She joins Big Technology this week for a recap of the... more

04 Aug 2023 · 41 minutes
Amazon Reveals Its AI Master Plan — With Matt Wood

Matt Wood is the VP of product at Amazon Web Services. He joins Big Technology Podcast live at the AWS... more

02 Aug 2023 · 58 minutes
Snapchat's Business Trouble, Adobe's AI Worries, Are Aliens Real?

Ranjan Roy from Margins is back in New York for our weekly discussion of the latest tech news. We cover:... more

28 Jul 2023 · 48 minutes
The Professor Who Required His Students Use ChatGPT In Class — With Ethan Mollick

Ethan Mollick is a professor at the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton business school and writes One Useful Thing on Substack.... more

26 Jul 2023 · 52 minutes
Meta's New AI Model, AppleGPT's Potential, Is ChatGPT Getting Dumber — With Aaron Levie

Aaron Levie is the CEO of Box. He joins us for a special Friday episode to break down a major... more

21 Jul 2023 · 58 minutes
The Declining Half-Life Of Social Media — With Eugene Wei

Eugene Wei is a tech analyst and product veteran, with time spent inside Meta, Amazon, and Hulu. He joins Big... more

19 Jul 2023 · 49 minutes
Zuck's New Mojo, Elon's New AI Company, Striking Actors' AI Fears

Ranjan Roy of Margins is back for our weekly discussion of the week's tech news. We cover: 1) The revitalization... more

14 Jul 2023 · 52 minutes
Is Threads The Next Twitter Or Clubhouse 2.0? — With Zach Coelius

Zach Coelius is the managing partner at Coelius Capital. He joins Big Technology Podcast for a conversation about Threads' real... more

12 Jul 2023 · 59 minutes
The Threads Explosion — With Alex Heath

Alex Heath is a deputy editor at The Verge who's been reporting on Threads from the first row, including an... more

07 Jul 2023 · 40 minutes
Big Tech's Comeback And The Spillover to VCs and Startups — With Eliot Brown

Eliot Brown is a reporter at the Wall Street Journal and co-author of The Cult of We: WeWork, Adam Neumann,... more

05 Jul 2023 · 54 minutes
Amazon vs. Regulators vs. Walmart

Jason Del Rey is the author of Winner Sells All Amazon, Walmart, and the Battle for Our Wallets. Matt Stoller... more

30 Jun 2023 · 52 minutes
My Experience On The OceanGate Sub — With David Pogue

David Pogue is a correspondent on CBS Sunday Morning and host of the Unsung Science Podcast. In November 2022, he... more

28 Jun 2023 · 43 minutes
The Media and The Sub, Musk vs. Zuck, A Key TikTok Exec Exits

Ranjan Roy of Margins is back for our weekly discussion of the week's tech news. We cover: 1) The OceanGate Sub... more

23 Jun 2023 · 48 minutes
ServiceNow CEO On Entrepreneurship, AI, and Automation — With Bill McDermott

Bill McDermott is the CEO of ServiceNow, a $113 billion, publicly-traded cloud computing platform that helps companies manage their operations.... more

21 Jun 2023 · 46 minutes
Reddit Revolts, Media Armageddon, AI Fakes In Politics — With Sara Fischer

Sara Fischer is the senior media reporter at Axios and media analyst at CNN. She joins Big Technology Podcast for our... more

16 Jun 2023 · 41 minutes
Will AI Save The World + Azure's Origins — With Bob Muglia

Bob Muglia is the former CEO of Snowflake, author of THE DATAPRENEURS: The Promise of AI and the Creators Building... more

14 Jun 2023 · 52 minutes
Apple's Future After The Vision Pro — With Mark Gurman

Mark Gurman is the chief correspondent at Bloomberg covering Apple. He joins Ranjan Roy and Alex Kantrowitz for a special... more

09 Jun 2023 · 35 minutes
Alphabet X's CEO Has A Vision For AI Moonshots — With Astro Teller

Astro Teller is the CEO of X, Alphabet's moonshot division. He joins Big Technology Podcast for a taping in front... more

07 Jun 2023 · 1 hour, 3 minutes
Tech Consolidates Stock Market Growth, Lawyer Uses Hallucinating ChatGPT, XR Wars Heat Up

Ranjan Roy of Margins is back for our weekly discussion of the week's tech news. We cover: 1) Tech stocks... more

02 Jun 2023 · 50 minutes
TikTok's Uncertain Future, Twitter's 2024 Election Play, AI Regulation's Feasibility — With Ryan Mac and Bobby Allyn

Ryan Mac is a tech reporter at The New York Times, Bobby Allyn is a technology correspondent at NPR. The... more

31 May 2023 · 57 minutes
NVIDIA Takes Off, Temu + Shein Deep Dive

John Herrman is a contributing editor at New York Magazine. He joins Ranjan Roy and Alex Kantrowitz to break down... more

27 May 2023 · 55 minutes
Google's Bard Director On His Vision For The Bot — With Jack Krawczyk

Jack Krawczyk is the director of Bard at Google. He joins Big Technology Podcast to discuss his vision for the... more

24 May 2023 · 32 minutes
Apple's XR Misadventure, An Emerging AI Bubble, Elon vs. Bezos

Ranjan Roy of Margins is back for our weekly discussion of the week's tech news. We cover: 1) Apple's mixed... more

19 May 2023 · 49 minutes
He Helped Train ChatGPT. It Was Traumatizing. – With Richard Mathenge

Richard Mathenge was part of a team of contractors in Nairobi, Kenya who trained OpenAI's GPT models. He did so... more

17 May 2023 · 47 minutes
Twitter's New CEO, Streaming Wars Are Over, Traffic's Lessons

Ben Smith is the author of Traffic: Genius, Rivalry, and Delusion in the Billion-Dollar Race to Go Viral. He's also... more

12 May 2023 · 42 minutes
Modern Space Race + State of Elon Musk — With Ashlee Vance

Ashlee Vance is the author of When The Heavens Went On Sale, a new book about the modern day space... more

09 May 2023 · 1 hour, 4 minutes
OpenAI's Business Model Problem, Apple's Mixed Reality Vision, Ed Sheeran's Copyright Win — Techmeme Ride Home Crossover

Brian McCullough of the Techmeme Ride Home Podcast joins Ranjan Roy and Alex Kantrowitz for our weekly news recap show.... more

05 May 2023 · 58 minutes
Is Social Media Doomed To Die? — With Ellis Hamburger

Ellis Hamburger is Snap's ex-head of marketing strategy, where he spent seven years before moving to The Browser Company. He... more

03 May 2023 · 57 minutes
Bluesky Takes Off, Big Tech Earnings Blowout, Do We Want Human Writers

Ranjan Roy of Margins is back for our weekly discussion of the week's tech news. We cover: 1) The rise... more

28 Apr 2023 · 50 minutes
What Exactly Is The Market Telling Tech To Do? — With Josh Brown

Josh Brown is the CEO of Ritholtz Wealth Management and the host of the Compound and Friends podcast. Brown joins... more

26 Apr 2023 · 57 minutes
State Of The AI Wars, Google's Counterpunch, Elon's 4/20

Nico Grant of The New York Times joins Ranjan Roy and Alex Kantrowitz for our weekly news recap show. We... more

21 Apr 2023 · 1 hour,
The Taiwan Semiconductor Dilemma — With Congressman Ro Khanna

Congressman Ro Khanna represents California's 17th congressional district. He joins Big Technology Podcast fresh off a visit to Taiwan, where... more

19 Apr 2023 · 37 minutes
The Economy is Fine?, VC Funding Declines, Non-Negotiable Expectations

Square co-founder and Invisibly founder Jim McKelvey joins Ranjan Roy and Alex Kantrowitz for our weekly news recap show. We... more

14 Apr 2023 · 1 hour,
Was The Sharing Economy Way Overblown? — With Emil Michael

Emil Michael is the former chief business officer of Uber and the current chairman and CEO of DPCM Capital. Michael... more

12 Apr 2023 · 50 minutes
The Internet's Impact On Productivity, Meta's AI Plan, RIP Big Tech Perks

Ranjan Roy of Margins is back for our weekly discussion of the week's tech news. We cover: 1) Whether the... more

07 Apr 2023 · 58 minutes
Two VCs On AI’s Possibilities — With Joe Marchese and Michael Mignano

Michael Mignano is a partner at Lightspeed VC. Joe Marchese is a general and build partner at Human Ventures. The... more

05 Apr 2023 · 43 minutes
RIP Blue Checks, The Open Letter To Stop AI, Startup Funding After SVB

Erin Griffith is a reporter at the New York Times. She joins Big Technology Podcast to break down the week's... more

31 Mar 2023 · 54 minutes
Palmer Luckey's Ambitions For The Metaverse And AI Warfare — With Palmer Luckey

Palmer Luckey is the founder of Oculus VR and the founder of Anduril, a military technology company. Luckey joins Big... more

29 Mar 2023 · 1 hour, 19 minutes
SEC Comes For Coinbase, Hindenberg Comes For Block, Congress Comes For TikTok

Eric Newcomer is the founder and author of Newcomer. Louise Matsakis is the tech and China reporter for Semafor. Both... more

24 Mar 2023 · 49 minutes
Instagram’s Founder On Why All Social Media Looks The Same — With Kevin Systrom

Kevin Systrom is the co-founder of Instagram and co-founder of Artifact, a news app that uses AI to determine your... more

22 Mar 2023 · 56 minutes
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17 Mar 2023 · 54 minutes
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15 Mar 2023 · 1 hour, 1 minute
Silicon Valley Bank Collapses — With Dan Primack and Ranjan Roy

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10 Mar 2023 · 40 minutes
Amazon's Ad Business Soars + AI APIs — With Benedict Evans

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08 Mar 2023 · 1 hour, 7 minutes
Salesforce Tumult, The ChatGPT API, Tinder Robberies

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03 Mar 2023 · 1 hour, 1 minute
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01 Mar 2023 · 55 minutes
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24 Feb 2023 · 50 minutes
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22 Feb 2023 · 1 hour, 4 minutes
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17 Feb 2023 · 53 minutes
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15 Feb 2023 · 57 minutes
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10 Feb 2023 · 55 minutes
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08 Feb 2023 · 45 minutes
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03 Feb 2023 · 52 minutes
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01 Feb 2023 · 1 hour, 16 minutes
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27 Jan 2023 · 1 hour, 4 minutes
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25 Jan 2023 · 1 hour, 6 minutes
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20 Jan 2023 · 55 minutes
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18 Jan 2023 · 1 hour, 3 minutes
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13 Jan 2023 · 49 minutes
Crypto After FTX — With Kate Rooney

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11 Jan 2023 · 57 minutes
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10 Jan 2023 · 44 minutes
Tech’s Frothy Days Are Over. Now What? — With Eliot Brown

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04 Jan 2023 · 55 minutes
Is It Worth Switching To Encrypted Email And Messaging? — With Andy Yen

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28 Dec 2022 · 57 minutes
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21 Dec 2022 · 51 minutes
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14 Dec 2022 · 44 minutes
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07 Dec 2022 · 54 minutes
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30 Nov 2022 · 59 minutes
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23 Nov 2022 · 54 minutes
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16 Nov 2022 · 52 minutes
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09 Nov 2022 · 51 minutes
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06 Nov 2022 · 1 hour, 7 minutes
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04 Nov 2022 · 35 minutes
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02 Nov 2022 · 56 minutes
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26 Oct 2022 · 1 hour,
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03 Oct 2022 · 1 hour, 7 minutes
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14 Sep 2022 · 1 hour, 21 minutes
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07 Sep 2022 · 1 hour, 5 minutes
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24 Aug 2022 · 43 minutes
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17 Aug 2022 · 56 minutes
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27 Jul 2022 · 1 hour, 24 minutes
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20 Jul 2022 · 1 hour,
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Dr. Anna Lembke is a professor of psychiatry at Stanford University's School of Medicine and chief of its Addiction Medicine Dual Diagnosis... more