What we read this week (1 Feb)

What makes Vine mundane and fascinating at once, the huge scale of Google’s redesign, A List Apart’s learnings from 2012, an algorithmic StumbleUpon and why failure may not be so great after all.

Quote of the week

Amazon […] is a charitable organization being run by elements of the investment community for the benefit of consumers.

Matthew Yglesias

Articles of the week

Author: Maddie

Maddie is a strategist and researcher. She spends much of her time on the think tank side of Third Wave, and enjoys getting into the details of many different topics at once. Through this foraging for information, she finds ways to apply knowledge from one field in new, seemingly disparate ones, both in client work and other research. She holds an interdisciplinary BA in Computer Science, Linguistics and German, and has previously worked at VCCP and at the Science Gallery in Dublin.