Weekly Geekery


THIS. THIIIISSSSS. And this history of “This.”

Can Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) save the crumbling ivory towers of higher education?

“Tech companies, in their many guises, always tell stories about the future of the world.”

Kids these days are not impressed with your old-fashioned writing devices.

Internet slang isn’t as new as you think it is.

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 →