Brianna Wu is head of development at Giant Spacekat, and the host of Isometric on 5by5 and Rocket on Relay.FM. She's an outspoken proponent of women in tech.

Four Things You Can Do To Help Win This Election

On Jan. 20, 2001, I stood outside on a rainy D.C. day and watched the inauguration of George W. Bush. I'm deeply embarrassed to tell you that I was thrilled. Growing up in an extremely religious Republican household, my politics were not really my…
By Brianna Wu

This Trump News Is More Important Than Emails

It’s hard to imagine now, but in 1996, children with AIDS were cruelly treated as outcasts, with parents terrified they would somehow infect other children. These dying children were denied basic rights like public education. And so philanthropists,…
By Brianna Wu

The Double Standards In Clinton's Career Are Clear

On Friday afternoon, FBI Director James Comey announced an investigation into new Hillary Clinton emails. Based on multiple reports, it seems that the investigation will have little to do with Clinton; rather, it's focusing on disgraced former…
By Brianna Wu

Today Is The Last Day To Register To Vote

Time is almost up. Tuesday marks the final day to register to vote in 12 states: Arkansas, Georgia, Indiana, Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan, New Mexico, Ohio, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, and Texas. It’s hard to think of any election in…
By Brianna Wu

4chan Shuttering Is A Win For Feminism

The internet’s most infamous hive of scum and villainy is at death's door, according to 4chan owner Hiroyuki Nishimura. In fact, the infamous community board could be gone or have its features severely cut back by as soon as the end of the month. In…
By Brianna Wu

I'm Thrilled Clinton Is Taking On The Alt-Right

Speaking in Nevada last week, Hillary Clinton came out with an unapologetically fiery speech against Trump's new campaign chief, Steve Bannon. The former editor-in-chief of Breitbart, Bannon oversaw the publication best known colloquially as the…
By Brianna Wu

I'm Risking My Life Standing Up To Gamergate

This weekend, a man wearing a skull mask posted a video on YouTube outlining his plans to murder me. I know his real name. I documented it and sent it to law enforcement, praying something is finally done. I have received these death threats and 43…
By Brianna Wu