nancy scola
put-togetherer of words and the like

about. Nancy Scola is a reporter and writer whose work focuses on the intersections of technology and politics, policy, and civic life. For nearly a decade, her coverage of everything from how tech is changing the art of political campaigning to the ongoing policy debate over net neutrality has appeared in the Atlantic, the Washington Post, Reuters, Washingtonian, the American Prospect, Next City, and many other publications. She has also served as a tech policy reporter for the Washington Post, a contributing writer at the American Prospect, a columnist at Next City, a tech and politics correspondent for the Atlantic, and editor of the daily newsletter techPresident.

In a previous life, she worked in the U.S. House of Representatives. Nancy lives and works in Washington, D.C.

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blog. That's here.

out and about. Talking Uber on the Diane Rehm Show. Talking Cuba's Internet future on Marketplace.

selected work.

Uber: The Black Car Company People Love to Hate Next City
Uber's Not a $40-Billion Start-Up. It's a Mid-Sized Car Company. The Washington Post
Will Apps that Don't Burn Through Your Data Plan Destroy the Internet or Save It? The Washington Post
Congressman Darrell Issa's Call to the Internet's Right Side The Atlantic
The Four Things Republicans in Congress Could Do to Stymie Net Neutrality The Washington Post
White House Launches 'U.S. Digital Service,' with Fixer at the Helm The Washington Post
How Patent Reform's Fraught Politics Have Left the U.S. Patent Office Without a Boss The Washington Post
Ace in the Allegheny Next City
Punk Politico Washingtonian
Code for America: Beyond Code in the Tomorrow City Next City
Tech & the City: Can Mike Bloomberg Really Engineer an Innovation Economy? Next City
The Guardian Project: Building Mobile Security for a Dangerous World techPresident
Meet Carl Malamud, Washington's I.T. Guy The American Prospect
When the Internet Nearly Fractured, and How It Could Happen Again The Atlantic




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what i'm readin.
Crypto by Steven Levy
Changing Channels: The Civil Rights Case that Transformed Television by Kay Mills
Collision Low Crossers: A Year Inside the Turbulent World of NFL Football by Nicholas Dawidoff