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You may never need to text words again. Except the word taco. Still no taco emoji.

Wikipedia tries to better itself. Still not allowed as a source in college papers.

The theory of disruption has been hugely important to technology and innovations and may just be a bunch of bunk.

Kisses can change technology too.

You should probably edit that novel, but your genetic code? That’s another matter entirely.


Lyz's writing has been published in the New York Times Motherlode, Jezebel, Aeon, Pacific Standard, and others. Her book on midwestern churches is forthcoming from Indiana University Press. She has her MFA from Lesley and skulks about on Twitter @lyzl. Lyz is a member of The Rumpus Advisory Board and a full-time staff writer for the Columbia Journalism Review. More from this author →