Lauren Kaori Gurley

Github

As GitHub’s Conference Begins, Five Employees Resign Over ICE Contract

Tech workers are protesting outside of Github’s biggest event of the year—and several speakers dropped out.
Janus Rose
Lauren Kaori Gurley
11.13.19
kickstarter

A Fired Kickstarter Organizer Is Trying To Unionize Tech Workers Using Kickstarter

“This kit is passed between coworkers as an act of solidarity and a signal that there is room to organize at your company.”
Lauren Kaori Gurley
11.12.19
Instacart

Instacart Customers and Workers Are Revolting Against the App

Two days after Instacart workers went on strike, the company eliminated one of their last pay perks.
Lauren Kaori Gurley
11.11.19
G/O Media

Lawsuits: G/O Media CEO Jim Spanfeller Fostered Hostile Work Environment for Women

One sales executive alleges she lost half of her assignments after the CEO replaced her with a former colleague from Playboy.
Lauren Kaori Gurley
11.8.19
Github

Why I Quit GitHub

Sophie Haskins, a software engineer, tells Motherboard how she decided it was time to quit her job at a tech company that contracts to ICE.
Lauren Kaori Gurley
11.7.19
PayPal

PayPal Bans YouTuber Who Thinks Non-White People Are a Separate Species

Far-right personality Stefan Molyneux can no longer access one of his primary income streams.
Lauren Kaori Gurley
11.6.19
Google

1,000 Employees Are Demanding Google Eliminate Carbon Emissions

Google employees announced a campaign today to push the company to eliminate its massive carbon footprint by 2030.
Lauren Kaori Gurley
11.4.19
MIT

Students Are Demanding MIT Fire a Professor Who Visited Epstein in Prison

An engineering professor who accepted donations from Epstein is advising a freshman seminar at MIT this semester.
Lauren Kaori Gurley
11.4.19
uber

Biden Reluctantly Supports Uber Drivers Protesting Outside Billionaires’ Homes

Motherboard asked the 2020 democratic frontrunners if they support next week’s Uber protests. Joe Biden, in true centrist fashion, said something ambiguous.
Lauren Kaori Gurley
10.29.19
Facebook

Facebook Employees Have Launched Their First Major Protest Against Mark Zuckerberg

As the tech industry transforms into a hotbed of employee dissent, Facebook employees have remained on the sidelines. Are they finally having their moment?
Lauren Kaori Gurley
10.29.19
Pregnancy Discrimination

Engineer Says a Silicon Valley Software Firm Cut Her Maternity Leave Short After Her Baby Died

Even in 2019, women in Silicon Valley experience extreme forms of pregnancy discrimination.
Lauren Kaori Gurley
10.28.19
SURVEILLANCE

40 Major Music Festivals Have Pledged Not to Use Facial Recognition Technology

Activists declare the first major victory against the spread of commercial facial recognition technology in the United States.
Lauren Kaori Gurley
10.23.19
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