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“Hard Fork” is a show about the future that’s already here. Each week, journalists Kevin Roose and Casey Newton explore and make sense of the latest in the rapidly changing world of tech. Listen to this podcast in New York Times Audio, our new iOS app for news subscribers. Download now at



Date Title Status
10/27/23 The People vs. Meta + Marques Brownlee on YouTube and Future Tech + DALL-E 3 Arrives Transcribed
10/20/23 Peering Into A.I.’s Black Box + Who’s The Real Techno-Optimist? + Reading Ancient Scrolls With A.I. Transcribed
10/13/23 Social Media In Wartime + Betting on the Future + A.I. Passes the Smell Test Transcribed
10/6/23 Google’s Trial Heats Up + How to Wear A.I. + It’s Our Birthday! Transcribed
9/29/23 All Gas, No Brakes in A.I. + Metaverse Update + Lessons From a Prompt Engineer
9/22/23 Breaking Bard + Who Owns Your Face? + Gamer News!
9/15/23 Casey v. Kevin on US v. Google + Walter Isaacson on Two Years With Elon Musk
9/8/23 Escape From Burning Man + Musk vs. the A.D.L. + Listener Questions
9/1/23 The Secretive Billionaires Building a Tech Utopia + Casey’s External Brain + HatGPT
8/25/23 N.Y.C. Says Airbn-bye + How Far Would You Go for a GPU? + The A.I. Songs of the Summer
8/18/23 S.B.F Goes to Jail + Back to School with A.I. + Self-Driving Car Update
8/11/23 Don't Scrape Me, Bro + The Activists Sabotaging Self-Driving Cars + How Reddit Beat a Rebellion
8/4/23 Superconductor Superconfusion, KOSA’s Hidden Costs and HatGPT
7/28/23 Elon's X Machina + Crypto Orbs + A Visit to Google’s Robot Lab
7/21/23 Dario Amodei, C.E.O. of Anthropic, on the Paradoxes of A.I. Safety and Netflix’s ‘Deep Fake Love’
7/14/23 Help! My Boss Won’t Stop Using ChatGPT
7/6/23 Special Episode: Meta’s Twitter Rival Arrives, with Adam Mosseri
6/30/23 Is A.I. Poisoning Itself? + Billionaire Cage Fight + Cooking With ChatGPT
6/23/23 A.I. Beach + Vibes-Based R.T.O. + the ‘Black Mirror’ Quamputer
6/16/23 Reddit Revolts + MrBeast’s YouTube Empire + Peak Trust and Safety?
6/9/23 Apple’s Face Computer + Crypto Chaos + How Teens Really Feel About Social Media
6/2/23 A.I.'s Inner Conflict + Nvidia Joins the Trillion-Dollar Club + Hard Questions
5/26/23 The Surgeon General’s Social Media Warning + A.I.’s Existential Risks
5/19/23 Mr. Altman Goes to Washington + Casey Goes on This American Life
5/12/23 Google’s A.I. Bonanza + Driverless Car Talk With Cruise C.E.O. Kyle Vogt
5/5/23 Bluesky Has the Juice + A.I. Jobs Apocalypse + Hard Questions
4/28/23 Deepfake Drake + HatGPT + Ben Smith on the End of the BuzzFeed Era
4/21/23 Hard Fork Presents: The Most Amazing – And Dangerous – Technology In the World
4/14/23 Inside the Hunt for the Discord Leaker + Twitter Chaos Updates
4/7/23 A.I. Vibe Check With Ezra Klein + Kevin Tries Phone Positivity
3/31/23 Google C.E.O. Sundar Pichai on Bard, A.I. ‘Whiplash’ and Competing With ChatGPT
3/24/23 Bard Fork + How to Talk So Chatbots Will Listen
3/20/23 BONUS: Hard Fork Live! Big Tech’s Arch Nemesis + Bot, or Not?
3/17/23 GPT-4 Is Here + The Group Chat Bank Run
3/10/23 A Congressman Goes to A.I. School + How to Ban TikTok
3/3/23 Everyone Pivots to A.I. + Bad News for Crypto
2/24/23 Kevin Killed Sydney + Reddit’s C.E.O. Defends Section 230
2/17/23 The Bing Who Loved Me + Elon Rewrites the Algorithm
2/10/23 Bing’s Revenge + Google’s AI Faceplant
2/3/23 A Trip to TikTok + ChatGPT’s Origin Story + Kevin Systrom’s Comeback
1/27/23 Meta’s Trump Calculus + Regime Change at Netflix
1/20/23 Elon's Crumbling Empire + Generative A.I. Goes to Court
1/13/23 ChatGPT Transforms a Classroom + Is 'M3GAN' Real?
1/6/23 TikTok’s Spying Scandal + ChatGPT Puts Google on Notice + Phone Jail
12/16/22 SBF Arrested + 2023 Predictions + Your Questions Answered
12/9/22 Can ChatGPT Make This Podcast?
12/2/22 Elon’s Two-Day War with Apple + How to Beat an A.I. Censor + S.B.F.’s ‘Bad Month’
11/18/22 A Hard Fork in the Road: FTX’s Unraveling and Elon’s Loyalty Oath
11/11/22 A Verified Mess: Turmoil from Twitter to FTX
11/4/22 Life Under Musk: Two Twitter Employees Speak Out
10/28/22 Emergency Pod: Elon Musk Owns Twitter
10/21/22 Generative AI is Here. Who Should Control It?
10/14/22 Legs Are Coming + $36 Burritos + Shocking AI News
10/7/22 Elon’s Hidden Motives + A Meetup in the Metaverse
9/27/22 What’s a Hard Fork?