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Will computers replace teachers?

In Silicon Valley, ladies don’t get no respect.

And that difficult intersection between women, Silicon Valley, and speaking up every time is embodied in one woman: Shanley Kane.

Crowdsourced editing and fact-checking. It’s a thing now.

The holy and the soulless sit down to write the Torah.

The ghost towns of the Internet.


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 →