Friday Tech Policy Round-up (1/15/2021)

A round-up of tech policy reads/podcasts I’ve been following throughout the week Section 230 Section 230 Year-in-Review for 2020: https://blog.ericgoldman.org/archives/2021/01/section-230-year-in-review-for-2020.htm We need Section 230 now more than ever: https://www.protocol.com/we-need-section-230-now The future of Section 230 and internet speech after Trump: https://www.latimes.com/business/technology/story/2021-01-13/the-future-of-section-230-and-internet-speech-after-trump?_amp=true&__twitter_impression=true Dear President Biden: You Should Save, Not Revoke Section 230:https://privpapers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=3765247 People Who Understand Section 230 […]

Why I Left Facebook

This post might seem kind of odd after last night’s celebratory post. I dedicate so much of my time and energy to talking about why the Internet is so special and wonderful. But sometimes the Internet can also be brutal and unforgiving. That’s not to say that Facebook is “the Internet” but obviously social media, […]

Celebrating 2020

I wasn’t actually planning on doing a celebration post. Like many of you, I’ve been trying so hard to forget 2020. But, here we are. After yet another one of my famous fork-in-the-road existential crisis calls with my law school advisor tonight, I was reminded that though 2020 has felt like an absolute dumpster fire, […]

No More Sticky Notes

  Productivity has been the bane of my existence. For starters, my new role has a ton of moving parts (surprise: Google is demanding). Additionally, WFH severely undermines my ability to concentrate. A colleague recently noticed my silent cries for help and shared his Google Sheet with me for tracking and prioritizing projects/tasks. Let me […]

Dear First Years

[This is a cross post of a submission I recently did for Santa Clara Law’s “Remote News” series. For this issue, 2Ls and 3Ls were asked to answer a few questions for incoming 1Ls. The article was titled “Dear First Years.”] — The one thing I wish someone would have told me on the first […]

Career Update: I’m a Noogler (Part 1)

all opinions shared are my own and do not represent Google I’ll begin by saying that this has been an exhausting emotional roller-coaster since the beginning of my 2L year. For the quick tl;dr: I am officially a full-time Policy Specialist and Product Lead for Google Trust and Safety. This is part one of a […]

Notes from In-House Interviews

My colleagues and I compiled some of these notes last year as we were interviewing for 1L Summer internships with various in-house companies. None of these notes are specific to any one company. Best of luck, be yourself, you’ll be great! 1-24-2019 Prep Notes from Mentors Write down the top 5 things you want to […]