Announcing Reset, a new podcast about how tech is changing our lives

September 11, 2019

Reset show logo art.

The new show, hosted by Arielle Duhaime-Ross, is set to launch October 15.

Every story is a tech story.

From how we elect a president to the ways we raise our children, tech is often the hidden hand guiding our options and, increasingly, our choices. We live in a world where algorithms drive our interests, scientists are reengineering our food supply, and a robot could be your next boss.

So here at Recode, we thought the time was right for a new show with a mandate to explore why — and how — tech is changing everything. For all of us.

Launching Tuesday, October 15, Reset, hosted by Arielle Duhaime-Ross, will tell the tech stories behind the stories. As Vox editor-at-large Ezra Klein and Recode editor-at-large Kara Swisher wrote back in May, “If we’re going to understand the changing world around us, the old coverage silos no longer make sense.”

“Mark Zuckerberg is writing op-eds begging for regulation. President Donald Trump is summoning Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey to Washington to ask why he’s losing followers. Sen. Elizabeth Warren launched her presidential campaign by calling on antitrust regulators to crack Amazon and Apple apart. The Mueller report detailed how Russia used social media platforms and malware to sow chaos in 2016. Journalism has been transformed by social platforms that are absorbing their advertisers and reshaping their audiences. Vicious attacks against Muslim mosques and Jewish synagogues found their beginnings in the dark alleyways of the internet.”

That thinking will inform every episode of Reset.

Three times each week, we’ll take you inside Silicon Valley startups and tech’s most influential spaces. We’ll talk to lawmakers working to keep up with tech policy and regulation. But we’ll also go to unexpected places, like labs where scientists are reinventing our food supply or inside an 8-year-old’s …read more

Source:: Vox – All

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