April Glaser, Slate

April Glaser


Oakland, CA, United States

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Past articles by April:

Will Google’s Changes to Political Ads Hurt Democrats or Republicans More?

Campaign ads on Google and YouTube will be less targeted—and maybe less creepy—now. → Read More

When Things Go Wrong for Blind Users on Facebook, They Go Really Wrong

“The bugs on Facebook are like the garbage on 57th Street. I’ve stopped noticing.” → Read More

8chan Is Back as 8kun. Its Racist Users Found New Homes While It Was Offline.

There’s a newer generation of fringe-right internet users who are starting to see the anonymous message boards like 8chan and 4chan as outdated. → Read More

Instacart Workers Are Striking Because of the App’s User Interface

They say Instacart is designed to lead users to tip less. → Read More

How a California Town Regrouped—and Celebrated Halloween—After the Kincade Fire Forced Everyone to Flee

Residents who saw their county burn two years ago have learned to endure a blaze—and to simulate normal life as they tally the damage. → Read More

The Hopelessness of Wildfire Season

No one knows what to do about PG&E’s role in the fires—and California’s governor isn’t helping. → Read More

“There Was a Lot to Burn”: What a Reporter Saw as the Tick Fire Raged in Southern California

"If you see six fire engines racing, that’s the direction you should go in." → Read More

Why Mark Zuckerberg Keeps Saying Facebook Needs to Win Against China

It's his latest argument to lawmakers who want to stop Facebook's cryptocurrency and break up the company. → Read More

What Facebook’s “Free Speech” Lets Slide

Mark Zuckerberg used a speech about expression on the platform to defend letting politicians pay to lie. → Read More

There Are at Least Five Reasons Why Mark Zuckerberg Would Have Tucker Carlson Over for Dinner

It's shocking that the Facebook CEO would host right-wingers who espouse nativist ideas and criticize the site in bad faith, but it's not surprising. → Read More

Tech Companies That Assist China and ICE Can Stop Pretending Their Products Are Neutral Now

Apple took down an app used by Hong Kong protesters. It’s not the only company enabling oppressive policies—abroad and at home. → Read More

What Are Californians Supposed to Do?

Batteries are flying off the shelves. → Read More

The Last Hope for Net Neutrality

A federal appeals court upheld the FCC’s repeal of the open-internet rules. But it allowed for states to save them. → Read More

The Google Workers Who Voted to Unionize in Pittsburgh Are Part of Tech’s Huge Contractor Workforce

The internet giant and its peers are relying more on workers who don’t get those famous Silicon Valley perks. → Read More

Artificial Intelligence Has a Huge Carbon Footprint. But It Doesn’t Have To.

It takes a lot of energy to train a deep learning model. What if we started measuring it? → Read More

How Amazon Workers Became the Best Climate Activists in Tech

They realized protests alone wouldn't change the company’s behavior. → Read More

Unionizing Workers Just Accused Kickstarter of Retaliatory Firings in a Federal Complaint

The union effort at the crowdfunding company went public in March. → Read More

Inside Kickstarter’s Year of Turmoil

How a Nazi-punching satire led to the first union drive at a well-known tech company—and, workers say, the firing of two organizers in eight days. → Read More

Kickstarter Has Fired Two Union Organizers in Eight Days

It's the first union effort at a well-known tech company. → Read More

Facebook Will Tell You How to Turn Off Facial Recognition. Why Wait?

How to turn off a dubiously convenient, definitely eerie feature. → Read More