Weekend reading list – week of September 22

September 26, 2014

Every week, TP1 shares our top 5 reads pulled from local and international sources. Here’s your can’t-miss content for the week of September 22.

Drones in Africa?
A radical and avant-garde idea has been proposed to stimulate development in Africa: the use of transport drones.
→ Read it in Wired

The consequences of sleep deprivation
A good number of low-income workers only sleep 4-5 hours per night. Research shows that their bodies may never recover.
→ Read it in The Atlantic

Friend request accepted
This week, journalist Patrick Lagacé wrote about Friendship 2.0, or those virtual friends that you only have on social media and have never met in real life. Many of you might recognize yourselves in this column.
→ Read it in La Presse (French only)

Ever heard of the Minimal Lovable Product?
If you’re talking about agile methodology, then the term “minimum viable product” often comes up. But in this blog post, you’re encouraged to start talking about the Minimum Lovable Product instead.
→ Read it on Cat Noone’s blog (co-founder and lead designer at Liberio)

The future… at your fingertips
How will the growing swipe culture impact our future?
→ Read it on the Medium blog

Happy reading!
– The TP1 team