Karen Hao

Tech Fellow

Karen Hao covers technology for Quartz. She previously wrote about climate and the environment for Mother Jones and Sierra Magazine. Prior to entering journalism, she was an application engineer at Flux.io, a Google X spinoff for urban sustainability. Karen has a degree in mechanical engineering from MIT. She is obsessed with the future cities and sustainability.
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Amazon is laying people off

Job seekers line up to apply for jobs during "Amazon Jobs Day."

Amazon is laying off several hundred corporate employees in a rare shift of resources to other parts of its business, the Seattle Times reports. The…

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