ISSUE N. 1

TECH FOOD
FOR THOUGHT

The first issue of maize features, among others, “The dangers of a ‘winner-take-all’ economy,” by Israeli journalist and economic commentator, Eytan Avriel, “The rise of ‘data-first companies”, by serial entrepreneur in connected medical devices and wearables Sridar Iyengar, and “Multiple, not multipurpose” by Director of Operation and Strategy at the MIT Media Lab, Barak Berkovitz.

Business

The dangers of a “winner-take-all” economy

In the future, the greatest potential to generate even bigger market failures will come from technology.

by Eytan Avriel

Artificial Intelligence

The human side of robots

Scientists, programmers and researchers have been working hard to develop machines which possess distinctively human features, bringing us deeper into the “uncanny valley”.<...

by maize

3D printing

Three-dimensional thinking: Updating the design process

The main challenge of 3D printing doesn’t stem from the technology itself, but from how we understand the design process as a whole.

by Lin Kayser

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ABOUT MAIZE

maize is a quarterly magazine powered by H-FARM, an international hub for innovation, education and entrepreneurship, that explores the complexities of innovation and the shifting dichotomy between technology and evolution through the lens of philosophy, arts, and humanities.

Each issue of maize is an aesthetic monograph, which explores a central topic through compelling interviews, reports, short stories, personal essays and visuals. This magazine is for those who love open discussions, philosophical ideas, and contemporary thoughts. It is also for those who are eager to discover new ways to develop foresight, be inspired, make informed decisions, and participate in the innovation process—all while staying human.