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Staff Writer for @Wired covering business, tech policy, and the 2016 presidential campaign. send ideas to issie_lapowsky@wired.com

Facebook Publishes Its Managing Bias Course For All

wired.com — Facebook-like so many other tech giants-still hasn't managed to make much progress in terms of diversifying its ranks. But the company insists it's pushing hard for change. Today, the social network published a series of anti-bias training videos online, which it hopes will help all sorts of companies address the problem of the lack of diversity in tech.

Tech's Next Frontier: Removing Barriers for Disabled People

wired.com — The Americans with Disabilities Act turned 25-years-old this weekend, and given its impact on breaking down the barriers disabled people face over the last two and a half decades, it deserves to be celebrated. The ADA offered disabled people unprecedented protections against discrimination and jumpstarted a wave of construction that made the built environment more accessible for disabled people.
Jul 27, 2015

today on WIRED, a peek at how technology can solve some difficulties of living with disabilities wired.com/2015/07/att-co…

Clinton: The Tyranny of Quarterly Earnings Hurts Innovation

wired.com — Hillary Clinton wants Wall Street to prize long-term success over short-term gains. And so, during a campaign stop at New York University's Stern School of Business today, the Democratic presidential candidate laid out a series of policy proposals that would encourage businesses to invest in the future.
Jul 24, 2015

Clinton: The Tyranny of Quarterly Earnings Hurts Innovation wired.com/2015/07/clinto… via @WIRED

Jul 24, 2015

RT @WIRED: Clinton: The tyranny of quarterly earnings hurts innovation wrd.cm/1GLHa15

Jul 24, 2015

RT @WIRED: Clinton: The tyranny of quarterly earnings hurts innovation wrd.cm/1GLHa15

Jul 24, 2015

Clinton: The Tyranny of Quarterly Earnings Hurts Innovation wired.com/2015/07/clinto… via @WIRED

Welcome to the Weird World of Sharknado, Jeb

wired.com — Jeb Bush just discovered that there are not one, not two, but three movies in the Sharknado franchise, and he's having a little trouble coping.

Inspectors Seek Criminal Investigation Into Clinton Emails

wired.com — Donald Trump may be dominating headlines so far this election season, but today it's Hillary Clinton who's back in the spotlight. According to The New York Times, two inspectors general for the state department and intelligence agencies have asked the Justice Department to open a criminal investigation to determine whether Clinton handled classified information on her personal email account, which she used while serving as Secretary of State.

Apple Throws Its Weight Behind Historic LGBT Equality Act

wired.com — Members of Congress introduced sweeping legislation today that would outlaw discrimination against LGBT people under federal law, and the world's most valuable company is throwing its support behind the bill. The Equality Act of 2015 would ensure that people cannot be discriminated against on the basis of their sexual orientation or gender identity when it comes to employment, housing, and other rights.

Etsy Sellers Push Congress to Defend Tiny Businesses

wired.com — We all know that special interests run capitol hill, and most people agree that's a bad thing. But what if those special interests are knitting and decoupage? This week, Etsy sellers are heading to Washington to talk with members of Congress about the unique issues that affect so-called "micro-businesses" like their own.
Jul 23, 2015

RT @alyssabereznak: i bet etsy sellers' angry picket signs would be pretty adorable wired.com/2015/07/etsy-s…

Jul 23, 2015

.@Etsy sellers are headed to D.C. this week, representing special interests -you know, like knitting and decoupage: wired.com/2015/07/etsy-s…

Jul 23, 2015

Advocating for tiny, tiny-small businesses: Etsy Sellers Push Congress to Defend Tiny Businesses wired.com/2015/07/etsy-s…

What Tech Giants Are Spending Millions Lobbying For

wired.com — Tech companies already own Silicon Valley, but new lobbying disclosure documents reveal just how much weight they throw around Washington as well. In the second quarter of 2015, Google spent a whopping $4.62 million on lobbying efforts. That's just slightly less than the $5.47 million they spent in the first quarter, but it still makes the search giant the third largest corporate lobbyist.
Jul 23, 2015

These are the issues tech giants like Google, Apple, and Facebook spend millions lobbying Congress on: wired.com/2015/07/google…

Jul 23, 2015

RT @WIRED: What tech giants are spending millions lobbying for wrd.cm/1HUpTVm

Jul 23, 2015

Google is the world's third largest corporate lobbyist. Here's what the big tech companies are pushing for: wrd.cm/1HUaxjE

Jul 23, 2015

RT @rosepowell: Google is the world's third largest corporate lobbyist. Here's what the big tech companies are pushing for: wrd.cm/1HUaxjE

Uber Wins Battle Against NYC Mayor-For Now

wired.com — New York City's mayor is waving the white flag in his ongoing battle with Uber and other ride-sharing apps. Today, Mayor Bill de Blasio's administration announced it was dropping its plan to temporarily cap new driver licenses available to companies like Uber.

NYC Official Says City Should Postpone Vote On Uber Limits

wired.com — Uber may have finally found a friend in New York City's government after all. Today, the city's Comptroller, Scott Stringer, wrote in a post on Medium that the City Council should postpone its vote on a bill that would temporarily cap the number of new driver licenses available to companies like Uber and Lyft.
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Jul 28, 2015

RT @sacca: @om I'm two kombuchas in to my day and I'm on a beach.

Jul 28, 2015

RT @jessiwrites: The Woman Finding Tech Jobs for the World’s Poorest People ow.ly/QbAbs

Jul 24, 2015

.@HillaryClinton calls for an end to “tyranny of today’s earnings report” @NYUStern

Jul 24, 2015

"While corporate profits are at near record highs, paychecks for most people have barely budged in real terms." - @HillaryClinton @NYUStern

Jul 24, 2015

Three cheers for @a_greenberg. Chrysler recalls 1.4 million vehicles after Jeep hack. wired.com/2015/07/jeep-h… @WIRED

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