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16 Minutes News by a16z

16 Minutes on the News is a short news podcast where we cover the top headlines of the week, the a16z podcast way -- why are these topics in the news; what's real, what's hype from our vantage point; and what are our experts' quick takes on these trends? About the a16z Podcast: Discusses tech and culture trends, news, and the future -- especially as ‘software eats the world’. It features industry experts, business leaders, and other interesting thinkers and voices from around the world. This podcast is produced by Andreessen Horowitz (aka “a16z”), a Silicon Valley-based venture capital firm. Multiple episodes -- and now shows -- are released every week; visit for more details and to sign up for our newsletters and other content as well!


Parasite, the Malaria (Tech & Science) Edition 38:05 02/22/2022
Crypto at Congress: 'Watershed' Moment for Regulation and Web3 12:20 12/20/2021
Inside the GameStop Drama; The U.S. Constitution, Auctioned 21:12 12/03/2021
Steam Halts Web3 Games; FDA Approves Prostate Cancer AI 20:11 10/26/2021
mRNA for Flu Vaccine? AI Protein-Folding Goes Open Source 16:50 08/02/2021
Opioid Crisis - How, Who, and Tech 18:31 07/26/2021
Ransomware Attacks on the Rise; Hackers Target IoT 12:10 06/09/2021
Science (and Tech), the Endless Frontier 10:47 05/25/2021
Malaria Vaccine Breakthrough, Beyond the Buzz 36:20 05/02/2021
Apple Event: Desktop-Tablet Convergence, Cord-Cutting, "Find Anything," & More 13:35 04/25/2021
J&J Vaccine Pause; FBI Accesses Servers in Exchange Hack 15:16 04/19/2021
NFTs: What, Where, How, Why, Who 56:23 03/28/2021
The U.S. Vaccine Rollout 18:13 03/20/2021
The Johnson & Johnson Vaccine and COVID Efficacy Rates 12:09 03/16/2021
Semiconductor Shortage and the Global Supply Chain Squeeze 17:06 03/07/2021
When Christie's Meets Crypto — The NFT Moment 12:15 02/25/2021
China Steams Ahead in Gaming; MetaHuman Creator and the Uncanny Valley 11:41 02/20/2021
Beyond Bezos: Amazon, Cloud, and CEO Transitions 17:20 02/06/2021
Anatomy of a Hack: SolarWinds and Ripples Beyond 48:28 02/01/2021
Dall-E AI for Images; Direct Listings, SEC Ruling for Issuing Shares 20:49 01/26/2021
All about Section 230, In the News 39:46 01/16/2021
FinCEN Crypto Rule; Haven Healthcare Breakup 21:20 01/11/2021
U.S. Government Hacked; Scaling Ethereum 16:08 12/16/2020
AlphaFold! Protein Folding, Beyond the Hype 27:47 12/07/2020
Transparency in Pricing, Ruling Healthcare 22:40 11/20/2020
Apple Silicon: A Long Game, Changing the Game 19:36 11/18/2020
Covid Vaccine! Beyond Science via Press Release 21:48 11/14/2020
Gaming Is Among Us 15:15 10/25/2020
A Nobel for CRISPR! When, Who, How, What Now 23:41 10/10/2020
Nvidia + Arm 23:04 10/03/2020