Lauren Smiley

Lauren Smiley

Boots-on-the-ground tech reporter.

Writing about humans in the tech age. Stories at WIRED, Backchannel, San Francisco Mag, Cal Sunday, New York Mag. Staff alum of Matter.com at Medium, San Francisco Weekly. Bilingual in Spanish.

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Charged

A public policy warrior seeks to wipe out fines that punish the poor.

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When Toys Talk (and Listen)

When AI-fueled toys chat with kids.