Weekend reading list – week of June 15

June 19, 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 June 15.

Have a stress-free vacation
When getting ready to leave on vacation, you naturally want to close as many dossiers as you can at work. This, of course, incurs stress and overtime hours. As a result, you leave for your holiday exhausted and worried that you’ve forgotten something. Executive coach Scott Edinger offers advice for starting your vacation on a zen note.
Read it on Harvard Business Review

Snapchat to conquer the ad world
Adweek met with Evan Spiegel, founder of Snapchat, right before his first Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity. This interview covers the development of new vertical applications, millennial engagement and what role new tech companies can play at this prestigious annual event.
Read it on Adweek

Turning Japanese
Looking for inspiration? Browse the Tumblr blog of Ryan Hageman, a Chicago graphic designer who has put together an impressive collection of Japanese graphic art from 1800 to today. You’ll want to bookmark this site!
Read it on Gurafiku

The end is near
Every day, millions of people use Google apps on Apple devices. However, it’s possible that sometime in the near future, we’ll be forced to choose between 100% Google or 100% Apple. Are the days of using Google services on Apple hardware numbered?
Read it on Computer World

Dali ≤ Lichtenstein ≥ Warhol?
Is creativity quantifiable? Can we unequivocally determine which paintings are more creative than others? Two researchers at Rutgers University in New Jersey have developed a new algorithm to do exactly that.
Read it on MIT Technology Review

Do your users scroll?
Do your users scroll? Does the “above the fold” concept is still relevant? Marc-Antoine Roy explores the idea.
Read it on TP1’s blog

In your earphones :
Les Trolleuses is a summer program on CIBL 101.5 hosted by Nadia Seraiocco and Nellie Brière. Subject matter: New technologies and society.
Tune in to CIBL

Book recommendation of the week :
The Real-Life MBA: Your No-BS Guide to Winning the Game, Building a Team, and Growing Your Career. Jack Welch, a legend in the management world, recently published a new book sharing his proven tips for building super-performing teams or large organizations, as well as how to build a fulfilling career in the modern business world.


Read and recommended by Édouard Bourque-Trudeau, intern strategist, TP1

Happy reading!

– The TP1 team

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