Weekly Geekery


Video game anti-heros.

Technology is making everything beautiful.

One way technology is making everything awesome (as discussed above): A video of deans losing their cool.

Another opinion: Get technology out of school.

Forget your soul. What happens to your e-books after you die?

Tom Hanks has an app that taps into typewriter nostalgia. You can download that. (Or check out Typing Writer from The Rumpus)

As if you didn’t know, the internet is the reason you can’t make money from your writing.

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 →