The Week's Links: July 25, 2014

All the links posted on social networks this week:

  • Ancient Tooth Plaque Shows Our Ancestors Used to Feast on Weeds owl.li/zm0xf
  • What If You Could Choose Between the Fastest Route and the Most Beautiful? owl.li/zk6BW
  • How to Be a Better Traveler - Scientific Americanowl.li/zm0r7
  • Take An Electrifying Look Inside The World's First Light Art Museum owl.li/zk6wW
  • ◉ LOUD owl.li/zm8m4
  • 8 Places for Thrifty Bookworms to Download Free E-Books owl.li/zm0p9
  • 6 Design Concepts From IDEO That Rethink Agingowl.li/zisON
  • ◉ Recommended: The Creative Process Illustrated: How Advertising's Big Ideas Are Born owl.li/zm7Yj
  • Starbucks Has Bigger Plans in Mobile Payments Than Most People Realize owl.li/zm0n5
  • Amazing: Restaurants in Cool and Unexpected Placesowl.li/zisLe
  • Why do we have blood types? We still don’t really know what blood types are for. Do they really matter?owl.li/zm0iZ
  • Amazing: 36 Realistically Colorized Historical Photos Make the Past Seem Incredibly Alive owl.li/zlZq2
  • Google Analytics gets its own official dedicated iPhone app so you can view your data on the go owl.li/zisKl
  • While critics sneer, scientists try to make sense of our love of weepy books and movies. owl.li/zi5Lk
  • How Google’s New Font Tries to Anticipate the Futureowl.li/zisGj
  • ◉ The Arecibo Observatory: Beyond The Big Dreamsowl.li/zm8j1
  • How The Average American Work Week Compares To The Rest Of The World owl.li/zi5w1
  • 10 tips on how to make slides that really communicate your idea owl.li/zisES
  • Creativity Top 5: Week of July 21, 2014 owl.li/zvds7
  • ◉ Joi Ito: Want to innovate? Deploy or die. -smartercreativity.com/blog/2014/7/20…
  • 50 Excellent Fabulist Books Everyone Should Readowl.li/zi5ax
  • ◉ Recommended: Where the Suckers Moon: The Life and Death of an Advertising Campaign owl.li/zm7Vk
  • How Side Projects Improve Our Performance at Everything owl.li/ziszb
  • Thirty Things I’ve Learned — Nick Crockerowl.li/zi2uO
  • The Big Mystery Behind the Great Train Robbery May Finally Have Been Solved owl.li/zi6dc
  • Italy Turns To Corporate Sponsors To Maintain Its Monuments - NYTimes.com owl.li/zi5Y6
  • Darwin’s complete Galapagos library posted onlineowl.li/zhKbo
  • How to use Siri for iPhone and iPad: The ultimate guide owl.li/zfuwi
  • The Future of Marketing, as Seen at Cannes Lions - John Winsor - Harvard Business Review owl.li/zhJGI
  • ◉ Making Magic with Pixar: Maker Camp Field Trip 2013 owl.li/zm8gB
  • The Brilliant Machine That Could Finally Fix Airport Security owl.li/zfurg
  • Essential: Longform's 25 Favorite Unlocked New Yorker Articles owl.li/zsyvs
  • Humans Already Use Way, Way More Than 10 Percent of Their Brains owl.li/zhJtV
  • We need this: A maps app that algorithmically finds you the scenic route owl.li/zfugb
  • ◉ Being Digital: Nicholas Negroponte: A 30-year history of the future -smartercreativity.com/blog/2014/7/20…
  • ◉ Recommended: Hey, Whipple, Squeeze This: A Guide to Creating Great Advertising owl.li/zm7NM
  • What happens when Shakespeare is translated? Is it still Shakespeare? owl.li/zhdP9
  • Chocolate? Pfft, MIT students are 3D printing with ice cream owl.li/zfp0A
  • Take a 3D tour of London with Google's latest Maps update owl.li/zgSat
  • MIT researchers want to power your cellphone with dew owl.li/zgS3A
  • Out in the Open: A Tool That Will Make It Easier to Abolish Email Entirely owl.li/zfdpC
  • Kara Swisher Is Silicon Valley’s Most Feared and Well-Liked Journalist. How Does That Work?owl.li/zdNg8
  • Facebook Users Can Now DVR Content, Including Ads owl.li/zpZFe
  • Trivia App Tests Your Design Nerdiness owl.li/zfcum
  • Batman at 75: Lisa Granshaw on why pop culture can’t let the Dark Knight go owl.li/zdL3U
  • ◉ 10 Reasons To Love Science with Neil deGrasse Tyson owl.li/zm8eq
  • MoMA Design Curator Paola Antonelli On The Dark Side Of Design owl.li/zfbAt
  • Facebook to track users' TV habits - LA Timesowl.li/zcRK9
  • ◉ Recommended: Confessions of an Advertising Manowl.li/zm7J3
  • Is Music The Easiest Way On Earth To Learn Programming? owl.li/zfbk5
  • ◉ Nick Crocker: Thirty Things I've Learned -smartercreativity.com/blog/2014/7/20…
  • Inside the Teenage Brain: Psychology Todayowl.li/zcRpj
  • For This Author, 10,000 Wikipedia Articles Is a Good Day's Work owl.li/zfaP6
  • One man and his robot are responsible for 8.5 percent of Wikipedia owl.li/zfaq6
  • Stress-Busting Diet: 8 Foods That May Boost Resilience owl.li/zcRjv
  • Classical musicians and the terror of the auditionowl.li/zbyDv
  • MIT's flying robot keeps moving photo subjects bathed in light owl.li/zbWb1
  • How to keep the audience laughing at a sitcom taping—even on take 10 owl.li/zby0S
  • 50 Fascinating Nonprofit Statistics owl.li/zbMYg
  • What Happens When Digital Cities Are Abandoned?owl.li/zbxk9
  • Mobile Technology Fact Sheet- Pew Researchowl.li/zbA7r
  • Atlantic City Ballet moves to the boardwalkowl.li/zbwV8
  • Here are the apps teens actually love, in 5 chartsowl.li/zbzHm
  • Five things about Gen Y that charities need to knowowl.li/zbzmi
  • The Science Of Cool owl.li/zbsqo
  • 11 Frida Kahlo Quotes That Will Inspire Any Young Creative owl.li/zbcj5
  • David Chalmers: How do you explain consciousness?owl.li/zbkZe
  • Meet ‘Project Zero,’ Google’s Secret Team of Bug-Hunting Hackers owl.li/zbc7Q
  • Uniqlo Designs New Uniforms For MoMA's Security Guards owl.li/zbkU2
  • The Secret History Behind The Science Of Stressowl.li/z9Oec
  • Fantastic: David Bowie Answers the Famous Proust Questionnaire owl.li/zbkhG
  • The Power of the Behind The Scenes Workerowl.li/z9NU3
  • Bill Gates's Favorite Business Tales, in The New Yorker owl.li/zbjZr
  • NASA's Next Giant Leap: Mars owl.li/zbj8W
  • 10 Brands That Will Disappear This Year- TIMEowl.li/z9NQ9
  • Ricky Gervais Shares His Secrets for Success: Be a "Cocky Little Nobody" owl.li/z9Agk
  • Why Are Songs on the Radio About the Same Length? owl.li/z9JDF
  • BBC News - The costs and benefits of publishing your own books owl.li/z9A9n
  • Can Memes Exist Outside of the Internet?owl.li/z9Jmx
  • Inside Disney's Virtual Playground for Fantasies: Video - Bloomberg owl.li/z9A1A

Nick Crocker: Thirty Things I've Learned

As I get ready for the second half of this year, and get ready for new collaborators and projects, I find Nick Crocker's list of thirty things he's learned. The list is articulate, eloquent and truly resonates with me. Case in point, number 10:

The greatest reflection of your priorities is your time. Whatever you say about what matters to you, the true test is where you place your time. So if you say your priorities are your partner or your kids or your family or your health, that statement will only be true if your calendar reflects it.

Go read the whole list, I'm sure something within it will resonate with you too. 

The Week's Links: July 18, 2014

All the links posted on social networks this week: 

  • 10 Brands That Will Disappear This Year- TIMEowl.li/z9NQ9
  • Ricky Gervais Shares His Secrets for Success: Be a "Cocky Little Nobody" owl.li/z9Agk
  • Why Are Songs on the Radio About the Same Length? owl.li/z9JDF
  • BBC News - The costs and benefits of publishing your own books owl.li/z9A9n
  • Can Memes Exist Outside of the Internet?owl.li/z9Jmx
  • Inside Disney's Virtual Playground for Fantasies: Video - Bloomberg owl.li/z9A1A
  • Cult Novels: An Essential List owl.li/z9HtL
  • How Do You Get to Carnegie Hall? Talent -NYTimes.com owl.li/z9wL1
  • Facebook’s algorithm — why our assumptions are wrong, and our concerns are rightowl.li/z9Biv
  • Contemplative practices boost creativity in problem-solving owl.li/z9B2x
  • Dungeons & Dragons Has Influenced a Generation of Writers - NYTimes.com owl.li/z9wkU
  • Relevance Is The New Remarkableowl.li/z94SK
  • It’s Time for Boards to Cross the Digital Divide - Didier Bonnet owl.li/z9weK
  • The software design trends that we love to hateowl.li/z8Z2e
  • Ethics for Technologists (and Facebook) - Michael Schrage owl.li/z9waa
  • Does Anyone Even Want a Smartwatch?owl.li/z8WBN
  • Advice From 10 Creative Technologists We Love owl.li/z9vZy
  • Lessons From The Man Who Managed Reddit's Community Of Millions owl.li/z8MhV
  • 10 Tech Trends That Are Too Big To Seeowl.li/z9vVg
  • MIT's new material opens the door to squishable, shape-shifting robots owl.li/z9usZ
  • Pondering Platform Monopolies – AVCowl.li/z8M9Q
  • How to be more confident, according to scienceowl.li/z8rGC
  • Why I’m so negative about positivity — Paul Jarvis owl.li/z8Kbp
  • 4 Surprising Things Facebook Has Learned From Your Relationship Status owl.li/z8mLj
  • The secretive billionaire who built Silicon Valleyowl.li/z8sEp
  • Nescafé Unveils New Logo and Global Branding owl.li/z8inp
  • Cutting the High Cost of Digital Living -NYTimes.com owl.li/z8skH
  • Down but Not Out: The Uncertain Future of the Crossword Puzzle owl.li/z813W
  • FontShop Joins Monotype owl.li/zdNyi
  • Unexpected: Apple, IBM in Deal to Create Apps, Sell Phones - WSJ owl.li/zdLz9
  • Digitizing the Family History - NYTimes.comowl.li/z8s7b
  • How to Take Your Cellphone Abroad (and Not Come Home Broke) owl.li/z8rWs
  • Creativity Top 5: Week of July 14, 2014owl.li/zcRbK
  • Ikea Gets Into Your Dreams With Trippy, Shakespearean New Ad owl.li/z5FfU
  • Discover the Music Vault: A Massive YouTube Archive of 13,000 Live Concert Videosowl.li/z5DdB
  • The Best And Worst Design Of The 2014 World Cup owl.li/z5FaZ
  • The Power of Maps, Past and Presentowl.li/z5Da1
  • 100 Famous Directors’ Filmmaking Adviceowl.li/z5F7p
  • 15 Music Videos Filmed In One Shotowl.li/z5D8I
  • The CIA's Style Manual & Writer's Guide: 185 Pages of Tips for Writing Like a Spyowl.li/z5Dpm
  • Apple launches developer blog for new Swift programming language owl.li/z5keY
  • When Your Skin Smells Sandalwood Oil, It Heals Itself owl.li/z5Dol
  • Download Over 250 Free Art Books From the Getty Museum owl.li/z5Df0
  • 11 Grammar Lessons From the Leaked CIA Style Book owl.li/z2kCj
  • Trust Us: The Ethics of Our Automated Futureowl.li/yYQcu
  • Secrets From The Brains Of 13 Creative Geniuses owl.li/z1AZc
  • Amazing: Museum of Natural History Announces First Adult-Only Sleepoverowl.li/yYQa3
  • The 20 most popular talks of all time: TED.comowl.li/z1jZ0
  • 10 Fashion and Beauty Items That Are Older Than You Think owl.li/yYQ6F
  • The 10 Most Viral Ads of 2014 (So Far)owl.li/z1jTZ
  • How to thrive in a world where change is constant owl.li/yW99b
  • TED Playlist: Kickstart your creativityowl.li/z13A0
  • The Best And Worst Design Of The 2014 World Cup owl.li/yYQrL
  • Do People Only Use 10% of Their Brains?owl.li/yW952
  • English Is The World's Top Borrower And Lender Of Words owl.li/yTdf1
  • Praise the artist who dances on the edgeowl.li/yVzEB
  • Neuroscientist Antonio Damasio Explains Emotions | MIT Technology Review owl.li/yTd15
  • Listen to the Oldest Song in the World: A Sumerian Hymn Written 3,400 Years Agoowl.li/yVzg5
  • Never-Before-Seen Photos Show How Gone With The Wind Was Made. owl.li/yTczs
  • What Will Happen To English As More And More People Worldwide Speak It? owl.li/yUfjv
  • Creativity: It’s not what we make, it’s how we live. owl.li/yTc0W
  • Disney Picks 11 Tech and Media Firms for Startup-Accelerator Program owl.li/yTdvF
  • A Billionaire Mathematician’s Life of Ferocious Curiosity - NYTimes.com owl.li/yTdpB
  • Milton Glaser on Making Miracles on Vimeoowl.li/yTbiN
  • Ikea Built Something New: An Instagram Website owl.li/yPHMr
  • In 1938, the New York Times Thought Disney Toys Would Save the U.S. Economy owl.li/yTajk
  • 6 Surprising Things That Can Influence Your Dreams owl.li/yPHL0
  • The Ultra-Simple App That Lets Anyone Encrypt Anything owl.li/yTa5V
  • Jake Scott Directs Jude Law in Stylish New Johnnie Walker Film To Be Shown at Venice Film Festival owl.li/yPHEj
  • Meet the game that shows us the future of storytelling owl.li/yT9Yg
  • 11 Photographs of Mysterious Megalithsowl.li/yPHAJ
  • New York Police Department's Facebook page now includes posts that read like newspaper articles - WSJ owl.li/yPWP7
  • The World's 17 Best Print Campaigns of 2013-14 owl.li/yPS8j
  • Norman Mailer's 1191-Page Harlot's Ghost Outlined in One Handwritten Sheetowl.li/yPHy0
  • Debate: Are We Trying To Save Arts Or Organizations? (Why Some Arts Organizations Should Die) owl.li/yONZw
  • Winners of the 2014 Apple Design Awardsowl.li/yOP8O
  • Wolf Trap to unveil supertitles on your smartphone for opera performancesowl.li/yONTm
  • Meet Del Harvey, Twitter’s VP of Trust and Safety owl.li/yOOSD
  • Why the Research on Viewing TV Is Best Ignored - NYTimes.com owl.li/yONSh
  • Want to Brainstorm New Ideas? Then Limit Your Online Connections owl.li/yOOOE
  • Box-Office Data on New Met Productions Illustrate the Company's Struggle - WSJowl.li/yONRx