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Your new lesson plan: Be smarter than a computer.

John Henry. But instead of a railroad, it’s a computer. And instead of John Henry, it’s NPR’s Scott Horsley.

Your stories may not persuade like you thought they did.

The charming tale of a robot coming to destroy you.

You aren’t measuring your baby right.

This could be anyone of us, probably.


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 →