Weekly Geekery


Virtual reality is the final frontier.

How to talk to aliens.

Do livestreaming apps change the news?

Ellen Pao and the media and Silicon Valley and Twitter and sexism and everything.

Is virtual medicine real medicine?

Facebook is hungry. So. Very. Hungry.

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 →