Lara co-hosts and produces the tech & social media micro-video series, 15secTech. She works in information management in Atlantic Canada and has studied at Dalhousie (MLIS), Laval, Durham (MA), Oxford, and Boston College (BA). She has been writing for PopMatters since 2007. Her favorite authors include Haruki Murakami, Salman Rushdie, Jeffrey Eugenides, and Jasper Fforde. You can often find Lara on Twitter @larakillian.
Scratching the Surface: Your Brain on the Internet | 23 Jul 2009 // 4:00 PM
What does the ubiquitous availability of digital text mean for the human brain as it processes ever-increasing amounts of information?
Who Says Libraries Are Just About Books? | 15 Apr 2008 // 5:00 PM
Quiet, Please author Scott Douglas speaks out about the future of libraries, being played by Oprah in the movie version, and his recent library-themed wedding.
Guy Kawasaki on the Art of Social Media | 12 Mar 2015 // 4:00 AM
Guy Kawasaki defines “good stuff” to post online, and how to really get more followers. (Hint: don’t pay for them!)
What Happens When 'Downton's Head Valet, John Bates, Loosens His Vest? | 4 Mar 2013 // 4:30 PM
Forget Bates the valet and his perfect Windsor knots. Agent Gates wields a gun, kicks ass, and otherwise protects Devonton Abbey from unsavory spies.
'We Have the Technology' Bumps Up Against the Present Limits of the Human Brain | 16 Mar 2016 // 8:05 PM
Have you ever wondered what the little voice inside your head would sound like if you could actually hear it out loud?
Felicia Day Bares All (But Not That) in Her Precocious Memoir | 10 Sep 2015 // 3:00 AM
You’re Never Weird on the Internet (Almost) is a frank and funny look at how Felicia Day's unconventional formative years set her up to become the talent she is today.