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issie lapowsky
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Yudhanjaya Wijeratne 🌀 Apr 21
Replying to @yudhanjaya
Keep in mind that some of the voices you will hear pontificating are not from , and have not been for decades, and understand the zeitgeist about as much as my cat understands Twitter. Look for local journalists on the tag.
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issie lapowsky Apr 20
Here’s a for your weekend. The story of a doctor with a radical plan to stop overdose deaths by distributing safer opioids to drug users in vending machines. The craziest part is when you hear him explain it, it doesn’t sound so crazy after all
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issie lapowsky Apr 19
i like that you commented on this if only because, for people who don't know you, your Twitter profile pic makes it look like you've never had a night of sleep in your whole damn life.
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issie lapowsky Apr 19
Replying to @sleepdiplomat
But! I can confirm this is a great tip. I heard on Fresh Air last year say that if you can't sleep, your brain learns quickly that bed is for being awake. Now, if I can't sleep, I try this trick, and it works every time.
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issie lapowsky Apr 19
A very scary read at 7 months pregnant, knowing that a serious lack of sleep is in my very near future, and I'm already tired enough. An dispatch from TED
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Tony Romm Apr 19
This AM, Sen. Ron Wyden reacting to this story: “The FTC should hold Mark Zuckerberg accountable by name in any consent order." Also pointed to privacy legislation that, among other things, would include criminal penalties for some major privacy wrongdoings
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CBS This Morning Apr 19
Health-related data might not be as safe as you expect. Recent research found 79% of the top medication-related mobile apps shared user data in ways that may compromise sensitive information. 's explains.
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issie lapowsky Apr 19
Replying to @ChrisMegerian
And lots of folks sort of argue the opposite about Hillary Clinton, right? That it was the "drip, drip, drip" that hurt her most.
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issie lapowsky Apr 19
In case you missed it: my on the doctors trying to fight the overdose crisis by giving people who use drugs a safer supply of drugs. A lot of this work is happening in Canada, but in the US, groups like are also advocating for similar interventions.
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Tony Romm Apr 18
NEW: The FTC almost put Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg under order in 2011, which would have exposed him to fines in future privacy wrongdoings, among other penalties -- but ultimately did not. Docs obtained by FOIA in my new Facebook scoop tonight
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PHS Apr 17
Thanks ! We're proud to share some of our innovations we've pioneered with our community. We need to keep talking about and taking action to support our communities and provide them with agency.
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issie lapowsky Apr 18
The kinda funny thing about Facebook burying this on Mueller day is...the Mueller report also is a very bad look for Facebook! The only upside is it's a very bad thing people already know.
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WIRED Apr 18
We're still digging through the , but this is what President Trump said when he found out Robert Mueller had been appointed: "Oh my God. This is terrible. This is the end of my Presidency. I'm fucked." Read the full report here:
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(((Rep. Nadler))) Apr 18
It is clear Congress and the American people must hear from Special Counsel Robert Mueller in person to better understand his findings. We are now requesting Mueller to appear before as soon as possible.
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Travis Lupick Apr 17
'One Doctor’s Answer to Drug Deaths' "Vancouver’s example suggests that sometimes it takes a little civil disobedience to prove the effectiveness of these [] interventions..." An in .
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issie lapowsky Apr 18
Money has always been a proxy for measuring the health of a political campaign, but in the age of digital campaigning, what should we make of the gap between money and social stardom among the 2020 Democrats? I broke it down here:
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Lewis Nelson Apr 18
Its so crazy that this seems like a good idea, but given the risk of illicit opioids, it almost does... great review of harm reduction efforts in Vancouver by
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issie lapowsky Apr 17
NEW: Twitter is not a reflection of the world. But in a political race that's increasingly won and lost online, how should we value the social media success of a candidate like , compared to all the other metrics, like, well, money?
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issie lapowsky Apr 17
After more than two years of fighting for his Cambridge Analytica data, has lost his case in UK courts. Now, he's left paying for the other side's legal bills. Here's 's story on what he set out to accomplish - and what he already has:
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issie lapowsky Apr 17
Replying to @RMac18 @Kantrowitz
I know this is a creepy level of Tweet recall, and we don't know each other well, but I really thought we were in the Airpod together, Ryan
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