Best Tech Stories around the web #164

On the program this week : 3D printing to improve astronauts health, a jaw-dropping short film for Apple's Homepod, what to know about SXSW 2018 in Austin and a fix for Alexa's creepy laughs...

INNOVATION

Nasa launches space 3D printing project to improve astronaut health by 3Dprintingindustry.com

NASA has launched a project to research the impact of microbes and microgravity on astronauts in space with 3D printed testing equipment. Read more

CREATIVE CONTENT

Spike Jonze and FKA twigs Made a Jaw-Dropping Short Film for Apple’s HomePod by adweek.com

The Oscar winner adds another masterpiece to his ad reel. Read more
 

EVENT OF THE WEEK

SXSW 2018 topics include blockchain and robots. Here's what matters. by mashable.com

At South by Southwest 2018, these three words from Westworld's Dr. Robert Ford about the human condition will likely weigh on myself and the more than 400,000 visitors convening for the annual tech, film, and music conference from March 9 to 18 in Austin, Texas. Read more

CREEPY

Amazon has a fix for Alexa’s creepy laughs by theverge.com

Over the past few days, users with Alexa-enabled devices have reported hearing strange, unprompted laughter. Amazon responded to the creepiness today in a statement to The Verge, saying, “We’re aware of this and working to fix it.” Read more