What we read this week (25 Jan)

A couple looks at Facebook’s Graph Search, what the real problem with Google Now is, why “functional stupidity” is important, what should worry us about the future, and why “obscurity” can be a more helpful term than “privacy” when it comes to data.

Quote of the week

The digital environment is not a parallel or purely virtual world, but is part of the daily experience of many people.

Pope Benedict XVI

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.