Weekly Geekery


Examining the troubled origins of our search for technological utopia.

Autocorrect is our favorite fall guy for texting errors, but it’s also the reason you can text.

What is worth saving from your digital legacy?

Don’t resist, just welcome our robot overlords.

Accessing the Internet’s inner thoughts.

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 →