Weekend reading list – week of February 16

February 20, 2015

Each week, TP1 shares the top five articles that caught our attention. Here are your must-reads, published here and abroad, for the week of February 16.

Goodbye to David Carr
The death of David Carr, a unique journalist known for his media commentary in the pages of The New York Times, has generated many tributes from his peers. Among the many remarkable words he wrote, there’s one not to be missed: Carr’s course description for Press Play, a class he taught at Boston University.
Read it on Medium

Command + S
Much of the information we consume online each day is, unfortunately, ephemeral! To avoid losing this rich material, many archiving systems have recently been launched to save our collective online memory before it falls into a digital black hole.
Read it on The Guardian

Fashion Week, from a new perspective
If you’re following the new Fall-Winter 2015 looks being unveiled at this year’s Fashion Week (New York Fashion Week just finished yesterday, but London’s one begin today), then you’ll want to read the article by Seth Stevenson. This “non-fashion dude” was sent to cover a fashion show and the results are definitely… different!
Read it on Fashionista

Behind the scenes: Monument Valley
Fans of Monument Valley, listen up—this one is for you! Stories.Maker takes us behind the scenes of this surreal game, in which the silent Princess Ida explores a world filled with impressive architecture and impossible geometry.
Read it on Stories.Maker

A wearable social network
MIT has just introduced Social Textiles, a project that turns fashion into a social media network you can wear. Right now, Social Textiles is a t-shirt which, when worn, pairs with your smartphone to detect when other people who are in the same room share your interests.
Read it on Fast Company Design

Book recommendation of the week:
Business Model Generation is excellent reading for visionaries who want to question the status quo. This book will help you challenge obsolete business models and imagine the company of the future.

Read and recommended by Élodie Doua, Project manager, TP1.

Happy reading!
– The TP1 team

Image from New York Fashion Week