Weekly Geekery


Facial recognition technology is a little racist.

Two writers talk about the end of the world and more importantly, the end of social media.

Robots are just babies—tiny, terrifying babies.

Nabokov and butterfly sex.

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 →