What we read this week (31 Aug)

Where innovation ends and natural behavior begins, why targeted ads are so creepy, why young people aren’t buying cars, how we use our variety of screens for different purposes, and what design fiction is.

Quotes of the week

The act of writing is for many intrinsically tied to reading, mirroring the internet itself, with its ingrained expectations of interactivity.

James Bridle

Tech is not the answer to the problems of modern politics.

Alexis Madrigal

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.