What we read this week (26 Apr)

How the internet is trying to make a living, the bizarre notion that life on Earth might predate Earth itself, “demetricating” Facebook, drawing conclusions about the trajectory of human life from Facebook data, and what happens when Google knows more about what your company’s up to than you do.

Quote of the week

In the startup world, you work very hard to make other people rich. Other people.

Bruce Sterling

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.