Down Round

By Down Round

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Episodes: 179

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The number one podcast about tech business and culture, from James "JR" Hennessy and Raph Dixon.

Episode Date
What's Tencent All About?
Jun 18, 2024
GameStop Revisited (PREVIEW)
Jun 13, 2024
WWDC 2024: AI For The Rest Of Us Chumps
Jun 11, 2024
Down Round Featuring Microsoft Copilot + PC (PREVIEW)
Jun 07, 2024
The Tech-Military Complex
Jun 04, 2024
Google & OpenAI's Rough Couple Of Weeks (Pt. 1)
May 29, 2024
Down Round Q&A: Your Boneheaded Questions, Answered
May 21, 2024
The AAA Gaming Apocalypse (PREVIEW)
May 16, 2024
They're Putting AI In The Bloody Phones Now
May 14, 2024
Into The Quantum Realm (PREVIEW)
May 09, 2024
OK Fine, We'll Talk About Hubbl
May 07, 2024
TikTok Ban Watch 2024: The Final Chapter (?)
Apr 30, 2024
Now It's Meta's Turn To Go All In On AI
Apr 23, 2024
Have We Replaced The Smartphone Yet? (PREVIEW)
Apr 19, 2024
The Coming Tsunami Of AI Music
Apr 16, 2024
Capital Inferno Heaven (feat. Kyle Harrison)
Apr 09, 2024
The Worst Tech Acquisitions Of All Time (PREVIEW)
Apr 04, 2024
Vapes: Smoking, but less cool and more illegal
Apr 02, 2024
Apple Takes A Sideways Step On AI (PREVIEW)
Mar 28, 2024
Neuralink: No monkeys were harmed in the production of this episode
Mar 26, 2024
Dropbox: What's going on up there? (PREVIEW)
Mar 21, 2024
BYD: How hard can a battery and four wheels be?
Mar 19, 2024
TikTok Ban Watch 2024
Mar 12, 2024
Why Apple Scrapped Its Car (PREVIEW)
Mar 07, 2024
The AI Girlfriend Experience (feat. Tom Cashman)
Mar 05, 2024
The Nvidia Earnings Blowout (PREVIEW)
Mar 01, 2024
Unpacking the Reddit IPO
Feb 27, 2024
The Great Xbox Surrender (PREVIEW)
Feb 23, 2024
Sora: Watch out, Hollyweird!
Feb 20, 2024
Why Is OpenAI's Sam Altman Raising $7 Trillion? (PREVIEW)
Feb 15, 2024
23andme: 30% Irish, 30% English, 30% Scottish, 100% cringe
Feb 13, 2024
Google Search: Why it sucks now, and what's coming next (PREVIEW)
Feb 08, 2024
What's Going On In Australian VC? (feat. Damian Fox)
Feb 06, 2024
Apple vs The EU: Brussels goes sicko mode (PREVIEW)
Feb 02, 2024
Ozempic: The biggest Danish hit since the Smørrebrød
Jan 30, 2024
Twitch: Give me $20, now (PREVIEW)
Jan 25, 2024
The Vision Pro Developer Revolt
Jan 23, 2024
Rabbit R1: Another screen for you to look at -- but with AI!
Jan 16, 2024
The New York Times vs OpenAI: Whoever wins, we lose
Jan 09, 2024
The Down Round Experience Pt. 4: Happy New Year
Jan 02, 2024
The Down Round Experience Pt. 3: Enter the Shark Tank (ft. Joyride)
Dec 28, 2023
The Down Round Experience Pt. 2: Hack the planet (PREVIEW)
Dec 27, 2023
The Down Round Experience Pt. 1 - Bird, Figma/Adobe, and how we make this damned thing
Dec 23, 2023
The 10 Biggest Companies In The World
Dec 19, 2023
iMessage: Visiting the green bubble leper colony (PREVIEW)
Dec 14, 2023
Google Has Another Red Hot Go At AI
Dec 12, 2023
The X Advertising Apocalypse (PREVIEW)
Dec 07, 2023
The Return of Sam Altman
Dec 05, 2023
It's Another Down Round Q&A
Nov 28, 2023
🚨EMERGENCY POD🚨 Sam Altman Boned from OpenAI
Nov 21, 2023
The Great Airbnb Crying Tour (PREVIEW)
Nov 16, 2023
Grok, OpenAI and Humane: OK, it’s getting stupid now
Nov 14, 2023
Online Marketplaces: 2 podcast mics, poor condition, free to a good home (PREVIEW)
Nov 09, 2023
The SBF Trial: Confessions of a spreadsheet criminal
Nov 07, 2023
Twitter/X: Checking in on the world's best website (PREVIEW)
Nov 02, 2023
Snitch Tech: You haven't been talking to the cops have ya mate?
Oct 31, 2023
Nintendo: Oh yeah, that Italian fella (PREVIEW)
Oct 26, 2023
iPad: The optimal device for concert photography
Oct 24, 2023
OpenAI: I'm sorry, I can't help with that request
Oct 19, 2023
SpaceX: Two idiots go to Mars
Oct 17, 2023
YouTube: Please, hit that like and subscribe
Oct 10, 2023
Audio & Video Production: Boops, bleeps, etc (PREVIEW)
Oct 05, 2023
AI Devices: Hitting the discotheque in your Facebook Ray-Bans
Oct 04, 2023
Digital identity: Show us yer licence, guvna (PREVIEW)
Sep 28, 2023
Phone Cameras: But like... what is a photo, man?
Sep 26, 2023
Flexport: Container go on ship (PREVIEW)
Sep 21, 2023
Unity: How to piss off developers with one simple trick
Sep 19, 2023
Social Audio: Kicked out of the Clubhouse (PREVIEW)
Sep 14, 2023
Wikipedia: Leave your citations at the door (feat. Richard Cooke)
Sep 13, 2023
Canva: Graphic designers, your terrible reign is over (PREVIEW)
Sep 07, 2023
MrBeast: Staring into the YouTube abyss (feat. Max Read)
Sep 05, 2023
What's up with the anti-ageing vampire billionaire? (PREVIEW)
Aug 31, 2023
Snap: We're bringing the dog ears filter back
Aug 29, 2023
Should Apple buy Disney? (PREVIEW)
Aug 24, 2023
QR Code Menus: Parma Button Activated
Aug 22, 2023
WeWork: A pre-post-postmortem
Aug 15, 2023
Press Button, Receive Pharmaceuticals (feat. Tim Doyle)
Aug 08, 2023
Elon Musk, X and the promise of the 'everything app'
Aug 02, 2023
Down Round Q&A: Zero tolerance for stupid questions
Jul 26, 2023
The Hollywood Strikes: Please help me budget, my streaming industry is dying
Jul 18, 2023
Drones: A threatening buzzing sound from 50 metres up
Jul 13, 2023
Threads: Glory to Meta! Glory to Meta!
Jul 11, 2023
Twitter: You have exceeded your podcast rate limit
Jul 06, 2023
Ticketing: The Swifties will see justice, in this life or the next
Jul 04, 2023
AI Update: ChatGPT please generate a mid joke for this subtitle
Jun 29, 2023
LinkedIn: 2 executives at Down Round viewed your profile
Jun 27, 2023
Reddit Blackout: Understanding the twisted mind of a mod
Jun 22, 2023
Vision Pro: Wearing VR goggles to a funeral
Jun 20, 2023
Sport Streaming: Bringing back the biff
Jun 15, 2023
#90 - Swimply: The Way Of Water (ft. Becky Lucas)
Jun 14, 2023
#89 - Yahoo!: Pouring one out for the OG
Jun 08, 2023
#88 - Esports: This is our application to join FaZe Clan
Jun 06, 2023
#87 - Netflix: Stranger Things season 1-4 recap [AD-SUPPORTED]
Jun 01, 2023
#86 - Nvidia: From sexy elves to a $1 trillion company
May 31, 2023
#85 - AR/VR Headsets: Yet more exciting ways to play Beat Saber
May 25, 2023
#84 - Text: This one is for the posters
May 23, 2023
#83 - Meta: Checking in on Casa de Zuck
May 18, 2023
#82 - Fitness: Lifting a 1kg weight while the Rocky theme blares
May 16, 2023
BuzzFeed News/Vice: Remembering the clicks era
May 11, 2023
#80 - AI Jobpocalypse: Computer took my job
May 09, 2023
Activision Blizzard: Antitrust, but for gamers
May 04, 2023
#78 - Dropshipping & Affiliate Marketing: How to become richer than the devil himself
May 02, 2023
#77- It's yet another Down Round Q&A!
Apr 27, 2023
#76 - Cars: Car goes vroom vroom, computer goes beep boop
Apr 26, 2023
#75 - Instagram: Down Round liked this and 56 other photos
Apr 20, 2023
#74 - Discord: 350 million sweaty gamers can’t be wrong
Apr 18, 2023
Microchips, Pt. 2: One weird trick to solve the global supply chain crisis
Apr 12, 2023
#72 - Microchips, Pt. 1: A walk down memory lane
Apr 12, 2023
#71 - Twitter & AI: Blue ticks for all!
Apr 07, 2023
#70 - TikTok Ban Watch: This podcast has been approved by the Central Committee of the CCP
Apr 04, 2023
#69 - Politics: The Peter Thiel Power Hour
Mar 30, 2023
#68 - Shein: Fashion, but make it faster (ft. Veronica Milsom)
Mar 28, 2023
#67 - GPT-4: This time it’s personal
Mar 23, 2023
#66 - Apple: Do you smell what Cook is cooking?
Mar 21, 2023
#65 - Atlassian: Jira lovers unite!
Mar 16, 2023
#64 - Silicon Valley Bank: Listen to this while sprinting to your local bank branch
Mar 13, 2023
#63 - AI Doom, Pt. 2: Hot enough for ya?
Mar 09, 2023
#62 - AI Doom, Pt. 1: It's unfortunately time to die
Mar 09, 2023
#61 - The news: Breaking! Extra! Exclusive!
Mar 02, 2023
#60 - Dating apps: Raph Super Liked you!
Feb 28, 2023
#59 - The Accountability Episode: Correcting the record
Feb 23, 2023
#58 - Gaming: Gamers rise up, you have nothing to lose but your chains
Feb 21, 2023
#57 - Microsoft vs. Google: This one is for the Bing heads
Feb 16, 2023
#56 - Sports betting: 3 blokes share their luckiest multis (ft. Mark Di Stefano)
Feb 14, 2023
#55 - Reddit: r/downround has been permanently banned
Feb 09, 2023
#54 - Instant grocery: A single Twix bar delivered to your house in two minutes
Feb 08, 2023
#53 - The creator economy: Please like and subscribe
Feb 02, 2023
#52 - Food: From Soylent to soy burgers (feat. two soyboys)
Jan 31, 2023
#51 - AI, revisited: Computer, generate me some swag
Jan 26, 2023
#50 - Tech layoffs: This too shall pass
Jan 24, 2023
#49 - Frank: Frauds, scams, flimflams, rackets, swindles and more
Jan 19, 2023
#48 - Micromobility: It's time to scoot
Jan 18, 2023
#47 - Collectables: One weird trick to get rich quick
Jan 12, 2023
#46 - The unbearable agony of being Zuck ft. Mike Isaac
Jan 10, 2023
#45 - Payments: Buy now, pay... never?!
Jan 05, 2023
#44 - Tesla: Full Self Driving Fail Compilation 2023
Jan 04, 2023
#43 - 2023 Predictions: Come, let us peer into the crystal ball
Dec 28, 2022
#42 - Down Round Q&A: A Santa stocking stuffed with questions
Dec 22, 2022
#41 - Podcasts: Two podcasters podcast about podcasts (podcast edition)
Dec 20, 2022
#40 - TikTok: More like TikToxic! (Has anyone said that before?)
Dec 15, 2022
#39 - The Twitter Files: James read them so you don't have to
Dec 13, 2022
#38 - The Apple tax, Elon and our old friend SBF
Dec 08, 2022
#37 - ChatGPT: Revenge of the chatbots
Dec 06, 2022
#36 - Smartphones: Can’t beat ‘em! Seriously, we’ve tried.
Dec 01, 2022
#35 - FTX: It just gets worse and worse
Nov 29, 2022
#34 - The inaugural Down Round Q&A Special
Nov 24, 2022
#33 - Disney: That’s showbiz, baby!
Nov 22, 2022
#32 - Twitter & Elon Musk: Back at it again
Nov 17, 2022
#31 - FTX & Sam Bankman-Fried: SBF, a polycule, amphetamines and the biggest crypto scam in history
Nov 15, 2022
#30 - Airbnb: Tenants of the world unite – you have nothing to lose but your bond!
Nov 10, 2022
#29 - Apple vs Europe: See you in hell, Lightning cable!
Nov 08, 2022
#28 - [ATTN: YOUR DATA HAS LEAKED ON THE DARK WEB] ft. Ariel Bogle
Nov 03, 2022
#27 - Elon Musk & Twitter: What happens when a cool and funny guy liberates free speech
Nov 01, 2022
#26 - Productivity software: Another day, another dollar
Oct 27, 2022
#25 - Peaceful Rain Sounds to Sleep/Study to - beautiful, ambient, relax, chill
Oct 25, 2022
#24 - Meta's Metaverse: A 10 minute long game of beer pong where no one speaks
Oct 20, 2022
#23 - Kanye West (Ye): Is Yeezus going to finally solve social media's moderation conundrum?
Oct 18, 2022
#22 - AI: Is it (finally) coming for our jobs? ft. Dan Nolan
Oct 13, 2022
#21 - Alt-Tech: This episode is strictly NOT for soy drinkers
Oct 11, 2022
#20 – Google: Whistling through the graveyard
Oct 06, 2022
#19 - Elon Musk: What's going down in the DMs of the richest people on the planet?
Oct 04, 2022
#18 - Love: What happens when you give a "one click checkout" guy LSD?
Sep 29, 2022
#17 - NEOM: This podcast is officially sponsored by the Saudi Public Investment Fund
Sep 27, 2022
#16 - Uber: The unbearable agony of ridesharing
Sep 22, 2022
#15 - Adobe: The most hated company on Earth rides again
Sep 20, 2022
#14 – Amazon: The plan for world domination ft. Mark Di Stefano
Sep 15, 2022
#13 - AI Art: Finally, creatives get knocked down a peg
Sep 13, 2022
#12 - OnlyFans: Finally, the British invented something interesting
Sep 08, 2022
#11 - The Rant Zone: The 7 most busted things online
Sep 06, 2022
#10 – The Ethereum Merge: It's time to freak out
Sep 01, 2022
#9 – Twitter, Elon and some guy named Mudge
Aug 30, 2022
#8 — The Metaverse: What's it like in there? We checked.
Aug 25, 2022
#7 - Andrew Tate: A testosterone-fuelled journey into the algorithm
Aug 23, 2022
#6 - Tornado Cash: You can’t sanction an idea, man!
Aug 18, 2022
#5 - Flow: Elevating the world's consciousness, again
Aug 16, 2022
#4 – It's time to BeReal
Aug 11, 2022
#3 – MindGeek: One weird trick to lose all your advertising revenue
Aug 09, 2022
#2 – Helium: Finally, a non-criminal use case for crypto... right?
Aug 02, 2022
#1 – Apple is F'ing Facebook
Jul 27, 2022