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Big Tech is transforming every aspect of our world. But how? And at what cost? In the latest season of Land of the Giants: The Tesla Shock Wave, veteran reporters Tamara Warren and Patrick George bring us inside the company that disrupted the auto industry and sparked the EV revolution. They explore Tesla’s role in the troubled race toward self-driving cars, how Elon Musk’s rise and pratfalls have had ripple effects across the whole world, and whether Tesla’s competition can catch up. New episodes are every Wednesday starting July 26th. From The Verge and the Vox Media Podcast Network.

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The Twitter Fantasy.

It’s been almost a year since Elon Musk took over Twitter and, well, a lot of things have happened since then. Now, after previously diving into the backstories of dating apps, Meta, and Tesla, the Vox Media podcast Land of the Giants launches a new season about Twitter, its richest user, and “why Twitter’s cultural and political influence far exceeds its size,” hosted by Peter Kafka.

New episodes will arrive weekly starting on October 25th, and you can subscribe on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or other podcast apps.


The future of Tesla is in China

The company helped create an entire EV industry in China, and now it’s facing rising competition there and in the US. The last episode of Land of the Giants: The Tesla Shock Wave takes a closer look at the China question.

It’s Tesla versus everyone else in the race for EV dominance

In this episode of Land of the Giants: The Tesla Shock Wave, Tesla’s share of the EV market is dwindling as more automakers pile into the space. How does the competition stack up?

How Elon Musk took over Tesla using money, strong-arm tactics, and his own popularity

Episode two of Land of the Giants: The Tesla Shock Wave features interviews with Tesla’s co-founders, early employees, and investors to tell the story of the company’s origin.

How the ‘Move Fast’ era of Facebook led to one of its biggest scandals

Land of the Giants digs into Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s formative decisions that would later haunt the company

How the News Feed turned Facebook into a juggernaut

Land of the Giants looks at how Facebook taught us to scroll endlessly