Welcome to Source Code, Protocol's show about the people, power and politics of tech. Twice a week, we talk to the most important people, and about the most important stories, happening all over the world of tech.
Live: What's the future for smartphones?
Bringing you another Protocol Live, in which we discuss the future for smartphones. They're crucial to modern life, but are they utilities like a fridge or an oven? Or are we due for another generation of massive innovation?
How IPFS is building a new internet from the ground up
Protocol Labs' Molly Mackinlay joins the show to talk about web3, NFTs, the decentralized future of everything, and what it takes to build an internet that can't be taken down and even works on Mars.
Another bad week for Facebook
Protocol's reporters discuss the latest in a string of bad weeks at Facebook, including Frances Haugen's testimony and Facebook's response.
Why Microsoft is convinced PCs aren’t dead yet
Panos Panay, Microsoft’s chief product officer, joins the show to discuss Windows 11, the future of the Surface hardware lineup, and the increasingly central role PCs play in our lives thanks to the pandemic.
Finsta hearings, EA games and Epic’s metaverse
Protocol reporters discuss the latest from the Facebook Files and the most recent Facebook Congressional hearing, plus EA’s new plan for the gaming industry and how Epic sees the metaverse.
What the future of work means for productivity tools
Trello’s Michael Pryor discusses work tools, visual organization, and how people get stuff done digitally.
Great tech news podcast
Right amount of depth without each episode being overly long.
Fan Boys at the Journalism Party
Their reporters have the industry access needed to produce compelling tech industry feedback. Occasionally this happens. Feels like less and less though. The show is becoming more of a fan boy hot take on the fantasy of the future, as directed by Silicon Valley, devoid of substantive public interest critique.
Kind of the perfect advertisement for their sponsors, which of course includes Facebook
and the like. But hey, NPR is in the same boat. I guess that makes it journalism. Stay tuned for when they open the show with the birthdays of famous entrepreneurs.
Informative without being partisan and annoying