What we read this week (10 May)

Bill Gates in an entertaining interview with Wired, insights from a news aggregator, how teenagers are more correct in their use of “social,” the gaps in language and literature when it comes to digital life, and reflections on augmenting reality.

Quote of the week

We’re reaching a cliff of AI, where the height of human knowledge falls off into a wasteland of poorly automated social grace.

Mark Wilson

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.