Weekend reading list – week of March 28, 2016

April 1, 2016

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 March 28.

Hologram Nordiques at Videotron Centre
To counter the NHL’s refusal to reinstate the Nordiques in Quebec City, the Vidéotron Centre will be re-broadcasting the hockey club’s last game…in 3D holograms! Get your jerseys out!
Read it on Sports and Stuff

2016 design trends: Hieroglyphs
Are you feeling nostalgic for those long-ago days when the wacky tales of Sphinxy and Isis were told in sacred, engraved letters? Or maybe you’re just tired of all those grammar rules and long for a language that everyone can understand? You’re in luck–hieroglyphs is the hot new trend that’s taking over the design world in 2016!
Read it on Modern Egyptian Communication

Habs win at Fail Camp
Passing the puck to the opposition, missed shots, injured players… This year, the Habs couldn’t win a game if they paid for it. But live and learn, right? Come to the next Fail Camp to hear Montréal Canadiens hockey players relive the lowlights from the last season and talk about lessons learned.
Read it on Cyberpresse (French only)

Virtual reality bingo!
There’s no turning back… Virtual reality is changing how we interact with the world, opening us up to adventures hitherto unimagined. Centre Phi is taking this technology to the next level with a virtual reality bingo game. On April 1, hardcore bingo addicts will experience the game in a whole new way.
Read it on Technovore

¿Coworking? ¡Si!
To mark Barack Obama’s historic visit to Cuba, the President of the United States and Raúl Castro, President of Cuba, have announced a game changer in the diplomatic world: presidential co-working. Starting next week, Cuban politicians will be travelling to Washington to use empty offices in the White House.
Read it on Borrowed Staplers

The app you can’t live without
You asked for it, we built it. Phoneception is a new mobile app that helps you locate the nearest public mobile phone with just one tap of your finger. Breathe easy, the future is now!
Read it on Technocool

This week’s favourite thing: A fancy sombrero dance
Exactly what it sounds like.
See it on El Sombrero

In your earbuds: Medifaxion
Have you lost your inner peace? Join the latest celebrity trend and discover the deep relaxation that comes with meditating to the dulcet tones of your fax machine.