Weekly Geekery


A fascinating analysis of the language of commencement speeches.

How to save our digital history.

Should the digital humanities even be a thing?

Predictive modeling, criminals, and racial bias.

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 →