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The final frontier of stories.

What the government did with content will shock and delight you.

The science of your confident stupidity.

Twitfic is just getting started.

Slate hosted a talk about Amazon, books, literature and the future. Here is the recap.

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 →