The Week's Links: 8/12/12

All the items posted to Facebook and Twitter this week:

  • Landing: What I Learned This Week owl.li/cULSw

  • The State of E-book Typography owl.li/cRCRG
  • Gocen optical music recognition can read a printed score, play notes in real-timeowl.li/cQSo3
  • The Wooster Group collaborates with the RSC for their first Shakespeare production.owl.li/cOMfA
  • To Boost Creativity, Study Abroad -owl.li/cOM79
  • Before Air-Conditioning by Arthur Miller : The New Yorker owl.li/cNRMC
  • Newsweek and The Daily Beast have top 25 rankings in various categories for Collegesowl.li/cNRva
  • From Iraq To Lincoln Center, A Marine’s Return To Ballet owl.li/cNRgV
  • Make some coffee and get comfy: Mister Rogers’ Epic 9-Part, 4.5-Hour Interviewowl.li/cNHqK
  • The Great Discontent is a journal of interviews focusing on creativity, risk, and what connects us as artists. owl.li/cNtka
  • Is An Inner Argument Holding Back Your Productivity? owl.li/cNsqN
  • Wikipedia Redefined - Agency redesigns the wikipedia experience owl.li/cNra1
  • The surprising, stealth rebirth of the American arcade owl.li/cNqXZ
  • James Beard Foundation and the Illumination Fund Collaborate on the NYC Green Cart Fresh Food Recipe Pack owl.li/cNqOH
  • Lack of Sleep Leads to Unethical Conductowl.li/cKMCv
  • The Story Of Scandinavian Design: Combining Function and Aesthetics owl.li/cNnCi
  • Minecraft, Dubstep & the Olympics: Trying To Figure Out What More We Can Doowl.li/1lUOxA
  • NASA Mohawk Guy Bobak Ferdowsi on Sci-Fi, Legos and Becoming a Meme#it'sokaytobeyou #it'sokaytobesmartowl.li/cSlnN
  • Why Great Ideas Get Rejected owl.li/cNmis
  • 101 Best Restaurants in the World - Chosen by 53 of the finest chefs owl.li/cNlSV
  • Golden Opportunity: 10 Famous People Who Started Their Careers At McDonald's (And Loved It) owl.li/cNllJ /via @davepell
  • Whatever you’re making, make it way better than it has to be. owl.li/cKMAQ
  • The Subway Map That Rattled New Yorkers - Vignelli's subway map turns 40 owl.li/cNcLz
  • Horrifying cautionary tale: How Apple and Amazon Security Flaws Led to My Epic Hacking. And back up, back up, back up.owl.li/cNatG
  • Pulitzer & Tony Winner Doug Wright on Objects, Evidence and Writing What You Don't Know owl.li/1lTNV4
  • Street Art Olympics: Banksy Works on 2012 London Games owl.li/cQRYu
  • The lost da Vinci: Is this painting found in Scottish farmhouse one of the master's lost works? owl.li/cN9VO
  • Reykjavik’s wild street art owl.li/cN9M9
  • Jonathan Ames: Fear of Everythingowl.li/cN9G4
  • Source Sans Pro: Adobe’s first open source type family owl.li/cKJvf
  • "Paul Rand: A Designer's Words" Hard to find book now free owl.li/cKMyM
  • Margaret Atwood offers online poetry prize – and a chance at literary immortalityowl.li/cKJsN
  • Four self-published authors on New York Times ebook bestseller list owl.li/cKJs6
  • A year inside The Australian Ballet: Episode 5 Music of the Classics owl.li/1lSM6P
  • Vintage Motivational Cards from the Early 20th Century. So great. owl.li/cKJoG
  • The Longest Photographic Exposures in History owl.li/cKJmm
  • STEAM Ahead: Merging Arts and Science Education owl.li/cKJ70
  • Michael Bierut - A graphic designer considers communication owl.li/cKIZt
  • The Only Footage of Mark Twain in Existence | Smithsonian Magazine owl.li/cKIUr
  • David Droga, Ad-Agency Chairman, on Memorable Copy owl.li/cKMwP
  • Announcing Futures of Entertainment 6 Line-Up owl.li/cNUXK
  • Marvin Hamlisch, Composer of 'A Chorus Line,' Dies at 68 owl.li/cNvLT
  • Oliver Burkeman on why everything takes longer than you think owl.li/cNskx
  • Embedding copyright-infringing video is not a crime, court rules owl.li/cKIT0
  • Notes Towards a Philosophy of Sleepowl.li/1lRKdZ
  • A musicologist at Oxford University explains why music feels so important to all our livesowl.li/cKIMN
  • Why is the letter Z associated with sleep?owl.li/cKIE2
  • Creativity Top 5: The Olympic Editionowl.li/1lRhN0
  • NASA Is the Government's One True Viral Hit Factory owl.li/cMAu1
  • "I Draw Pictures All Day" Is doodling good for you? owl.li/cKIDv
  • Explore some good advice. owl.li/cKIzD
  • Voices for Freedom owl.li/cKMvL
  • The Straight Dope: Can opera singers shatter glass with their high notes? owl.li/cKIrA
  • Fascinating Construction Photos of World Famous Buildings and Bridges owl.li/cKIjV
  • Ten Suggestions for Raising Creative Kidsowl.li/cKGUy
  • Celebrating Curiosity owl.li/1lQzPf
  • Visual Puns in Graphic Design by Steven Heller. owl.li/cKDuu
  • The 50 best apps for children, compiled by The Guardian owl.li/cKDic
  • NASA Lands Car-Size Rover Beside Martian Mountain owl.li/cLcai
  • 21 Free Hitchcock Movies Online owl.li/cKCLj
  • Machine Prints Food Smells On Postcardsowl.li/cKBc5
  • Internet Pirates Will Always Win owl.li/cKB88
  • London arts venues report mixed fortunes during Olympic Games owl.li/cKDAl
  • This is Now, Instagrams from major cities in real time. Addictive. owl.li/cKrZi

Recommended this week:

  • Bird by Bird: Some Instructions on Writing and Life By Anne Lamottowl.li/cKMRE
  • How to Live: Or A Life of Montaigne in One Question and Twenty Attempts at an Answer By Sarah Bakewell owl.li/cKMPi
  • Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can't Stop Talking By Susan Cain owl.li/cKMNK
  • The Gifts of Imperfection: Let Go of Who You Think You're Supposed to Be and Embrace Who You Are By Brene Brown owl.li/cKMM8
  • Being Wrong: Adventures in the Margin of Error By Kathryn Schulzowl.li/cKMKj