Weekly Geekery


Mars: The ultimate back up planet.

Goodbye, ladyblogging.

How does social media walk the line between enabling hate speech and not giving it a megaphone.

The Kindle cannot kill the bookstore. NOT EVER!

Using algorithms to buy art.

Connecting into the hive mind.

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 →