Decoder is a new show from The Verge about big ideas – and other problems. Verge Editor-in-Chief Nilay Patel talks to a diverse cast of innovators and policy makers at the frontiers of business and technology to reveal how they’re navigating an ever-changing landscape, what keeps them up at night, and what it all means for our shared future. Subscribe here!
The co-founder of website builder Wix is embracing generative AI, and he’s not too worried that it might destroy the business models of the web.
As cars become computers on wheels, the former BlackBerry and Dyson executive is approaching Volvo’s EV transformation with a consumer electronics mindset.
In a sitdown with Verge EIC Nilay Patel on Decoder, the 44th president discussed Joe Biden’s recently-signed executive order about AI, why Obama disagrees with the idea that social networks are a “common carrier,” and which iPhone apps he uses the most, now that he’s no longer president and he can use an iPhone.
The former president joined me on Decoder to discuss AI regulation, the First Amendment, and of course, what apps he has on his homescreen.
The 44th President just posted his AI reading list and let it slip that he and I chatted about the challenges of regulating AI — and he recommended our episode on free speech and social networks with Larry Lessig as well. Coming on Tuesday — subscribe now so you don’t miss it.
AI is on a collision course with music — Reservoir’s Golnar Khosrowshahi thinks there’s a way through
The publisher behind the songwriting copyrights to some of the most popular music ever recorded doesn’t think AI spells doom for the industry.
After 30 years teaching law, the internet policy legend is as worried as you’d think about AI and TikTok — and he has surprising thoughts about balancing free speech with protecting democracy.
AI is relatively easy. Working in China? That’s harder.
The Rivian founder kicked off last month’s Code Conference with a conversation about supply chain challenges, the company’s Amazon deal, and whether the R1T will compete with the Cybertruck.
Getty’s entire brand is built on authenticity. CEO Craig Peters sat down with us at Code to talk about how the company is dealing with AI and disinformation.
Microsoft’s Kevin Scott sat down with us at Code to talk about Bing’s competition with Google, the race to acquire and develop high-end GPUs, and how art can survive in the age of AI.
Monarch Tractor’s Praveen Penmetsa has a grand vision for agriculture, and it includes autonomous electric smart tractors powered by AI.
At this year’s Code Conference, the CEO of one of the world’s largest computer chip companies discusses competing with Nvidia’s leading GPU, AI regulation, and the global supply chain.
In a rare interview, Meta’s CEO dives into where AI is going next, the new Quest 3 headset, and his ongoing rivalry with Elon Musk.
After 10 years covering startups, former TechCrunch editor-in-chief Matthew Panzarino tells us what’s next
It’s been a rocky and chaotic decade — and now digital media is on the brink of yet another existential crisis thanks to generative AI.
In the 1980s, NASA wanted space to become a booming business — and the first six women astronauts were meant to help get it off the ground.
How do you define what it means to be you in the all-digital 21st century — and how should systems protect that?
Fandom runs some of the biggest communities on the internet — can CEO Perkins Miller keep them happy?
Users hate the ads, AI is coming, and the social media landscape is getting weird — but Perkins thinks Fandom is poised to survive and thrive.
AWS has been around for nearly all the big computing transformations of the 21st century so far. Selipsky’s not worried about the next one.
Squarespace has lived through the eras of domain squatting, SEO keywords, and social algorithms and is now launching AI tools. Here’s what’s next for the 20-year-old company.
Inside Google’s big AI shuffle — and how it plans to stay competitive, with Google DeepMind CEO Demis Hassabis
Google invented a lot of core AI technology, and now the company’s turning to Demis to get back in front of the AI race for AI breakthroughs.
With over 66 million daily users, the virtual world platform is now allowing experiences exclusively for people 17 and up. What’s driving the push?
I usually get a few emails about every episode of Decoder — I really do read them all! — but the response to this week’s episode with Brenden Ballou on the influence of private equity companies on businesses of all kinds has been fascinating, since it connects a wonky financial idea to real experiences so many people have had at work. There’s a 300+ comments thread at Hacker News about it, even. And here I thought this would just be a wonky passion project of an episode!
Microsoft is putting AI Copilots in everything. Will it change the way we use computers?
AI is one of the deepest platform shifts ever, says Google’s CEO, and he’s not worried about being first.
Airbnb is revamping its Rooms feature while eyeing AI and betting on work from anywhere.
CEO Travis Katz is running a sustainable delivery startup from within a century-old car company.
Everybody hates Concur. Brex wants to replace it.
Can Wordle, The Athletic, and NYT Cooking bring the Times bundle to all of America?