Weekend reading list – week of November 24

November 27, 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 November 24.

The worst sports photographer ever?
On November 23, during a football game between the New York Giants and the Dallas Cowboys, wide receiver Odell Beckham made a spectacular one-handed touchdown catch. Twitter exploded all over sports photographer Andrew Mills, following publication of a photo showing Mills in the background marvelling—and apparently not shooting—what is being called one of the greatest catches in NFL history. Mills has written a piece defending himself against the Twitter attacks.
→ Read it on

What your passwords say about you
As despised as they may be, the passwords we use every day are more revealing that we think. They give us access to different accounts, but they also unlock our aspirations, our dearest memories and our deepest meanings.
→ Read it in The New York Times

Correct before you send
Shakespeare moulded the English language to create a series of rich images and unforgettable characters. Four hundred years later, all most of us can produce is tortured emails with sometimes hilarious autocorrects. If you need help with the grammar and spelling in your email messages, consider eAngel, a human autocorrect service that will proofread your emails before you send them for a mere $5 a month.
→ Read it on The Next Web

Hologram imaging for the health industry
An Israeli company that’s developing a 3D holographic display system for the health industry, recently raised a $10 million investment from a Chinese firm. This technology will enable doctors to view a 3D hologram of a patient’s anatomy in real time.
→ Read it on The Wall Street Journal blog

Are developers creative?
In this article published on the Smashing Magazine website, writer Paul Boag, co-founder of the Headscape web agency, gives five reasons why it’s relevant (and recommended!) to include developers in the creative design process.
→ Read it on Smashing Magazine

The Verge: Inspired gift buying
December is just a few days away. That means that Christmas—and holiday gift buying—will be here sooner than you think. The Verge website has created a graphic with tech gift ideas classified according to budget. A guaranteed source of inspiration!
→ Read it on The Verge

Happy reading!
– The TP1 team