Lawmakers should listen to the communities most affected before rushing to change Section 230 again

This op-ed was written by Cathy Reisenwitz, vice president of communications at the San Francisco Sex-Positive Democratic Club. She writes regularly at Sex and the State, a newsletter about power. Connect with Cathy on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and OnlyFans.

Big Tech’s haphazard content moderation and abuse of personal data create…


The most common problem software development teams face is overcommitment, according to Agile Programme Manager Steven Thomas. Taking on too much work at a time leads to worse code, greater burnout, and less productivity. …


By the end of the average worker’s 45-year career, they’ll have spent 22 years in meetings.

Anything that takes up that much time is essential to get right.

According to Geoffrey James, the average worker will spend 51% of their days on three tasks: commuting, meetings, and emails. While most…


I work in the “wellness industry.” Specifically, I’m working for a startup that’s seeking to help people delay or avoid cognitive decline through lifestyle changes and supplementation. Before this job I worked for another early-stage wellness startup.

Novelist Jessica Knoll has written a timely, scathing rebuke of the way the…


Starr Mirza started falling for no discernable reason in middle school. She’d see stars, hear a ringing sound, feel tingly, and then pass out. Her parents took her to one doctor and then another.

“They asked me what I had eaten, if I had issues with my weight, if I…


A friend recently told me he’s thinking about trying to get hired as a copywriter or content writer. I’m going to answer here and send him the link because he’s probably not the only one wondering whether this is a good move.

The three things you need to be a…


Warren and I just got the Mira Prism Augmented Reality Headset developer edition and gave it a spin. (It’s now available for pre-order for $99.)

It’s a headset that you strap your phone into, and it uses mirrors to overlay your phone’s screen onto your field of vision. We both…


Experience is many things. It’s expansive, influenced by many factors. It’s subjective. What feels great for me can feel terrible for you. And it’s fascinating. Why do we experience things the way we do? How do we find and craft the experiences we want? …


McDowell County is the poorest county in a very poor state. While the move from fossil fuels to natural gas has helped most of America breathe easier, it’s suffocating West Virginia. Men in McDowell County have the same life expectancy as men in Ethiopia. …


If you don’t want it public, don’t put it on the internet.

Remember when people used to say that? People stopped believing it, but it never stopped being true. People said it before the dandruff of the internet became its hottest commodity.

Companies learned how to spin data into gold…

Cathy Reisenwitz

Sex-positive feminist. Market anarchist. You know how innovation creates wealth? I love that shit. Her/she/they/bitch

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