What we read this week (22 Feb)

A reality check on 3D printing, how voice commands on Android are being improved with neural networks, what the skyscraper of the future could look like, the dangers of being judged by our data, and trying to diagnose traffic problems with the help of SimCity.

Quote of the week

By trying to understand more of the world, we’ll probably feel like we understand less.

Roel van der Ven

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.