The Week's Links (10.2.11)

All the links posted to Facebook and Twitter (@) this week: 

  • The 100 Most Important Japanese Words You Should Know owl.li/6CpLj
  • More about teenage brains. owl.li/6BUse
  • A brief history of the brain owl.li/6INbl
  • Virtual Monkeys Are Working On Producing The Complete Works Of Shakespeare owl.li/6J4KF Already done 3 plays!
  • Time on the Brain: How You Are Always Living In the Past, and Other Quirks of Perception owl.li/6BUhk
  • What is magical? Etienne Mineur, the inventor of cool owl.li/1eUTYO
  • Lessons from Sherlock Holmes: Don’t Tangle Two Lines of Thoughtowl.li/6BSTI
  • Lessons from Sherlock Holmes: Paying Attention to What Isn’t Thereowl.li/6BTbG
  • Lessons from Sherlock Holmes: Perspective Is Everything, Details Alone Are Nothing owl.li/6BT17
  • Lessons from Sherlock Holmes: Cultivate What You Know to Optimize How You Decide owl.li/6BT6T
  • Don’t Just See, Observe: What Sherlock Holmes Can Teach Us About Mindful Decisions owl.li/6BTeW
  • The Ropes at Disney: 1943 Walt Disney Employee Handbook owl.li/6IuWb Love this.
  • Understanding The Mysterious Teenage Brain : NPR owl.li/6BMNK
  • Own a colour, save a life owl.li/6IXZm
  • Wired Magazine Goes Inside Google Plus owl.li/6IOHG
  • DonorsChoose.org: An online charity connecting you to classrooms in needowl.li/6Cpmd
  • Launching Today Google Analytics Premium, paid accounts with extra functionality. owl.li/6IOQt
  • Google Analytics Starts Real Time Reports owl.li/6IOsS
  • MIT Media Lab: Ganging Up on Cyberbullying owl.li/6Eg9P Using applied natural language processing to find and fight bullying.
  • Volkswagen Beetle owl.li/6GNCl Great website, just scroll. /via @daringfireball
  • The transformation of the book industry: Disappearing ink owl.li/6BRsb
  • Google digitises Dead Sea Scrolls owl.li/6Gnls
  • The new issue of Think Quarterly by Google is now out. The People Issueowl.li/6IGOS Richard Branson’s article is great.
  • Happy National Coffee Day owl.li/6IGz3
  • How the World Uses Social Networks owl.li/1eTROO
  • Why’d It Take So Long To Invent The Wheel? owl.li/6BQO3
  • The Secret To Apple’s Long-Term Success? It Always Prepares You For The Future owl.li/6IuvV
  • The Four Hallmarks of Bad Strategy owl.li/6BO4e
  • Daring Fireball: Amazon’s New Kindles owl.li/6HWlT Fantastic insight.
  • How Americans Spend Their Day owl.li/6CpOC
  • Scratch-and-Sniff New York Guide Tells the City’s Story Through Scentowl.li/6CoJY
  • Creativity Top 5: September 26, 2011 owl.li/1eSP4A
  • 150 Years of Elegance A historic look at Italy’s fashion industry curated by two of its most prominent visionaries. owl.li/6xEtN
  • The Hollywood Reporter announces the nominees for Key Art Awards, honoring the best entertainment industry advertising. owl.li/6Ejsa
  • ‘Vogue’ Covers by Salvador Dali owl.li/6tAHD
  • Artistic legacy: the tricky task of preserving an artist’s life and work.owl.li/6BNMs
  • Frank Oz: ‘I still lie when cab drivers ask me what I do’ owl.li/6BNEe
  • Google Plus API Deep Dive for Developers with Chris Chabot owl.li/1eROGN
  • Libraries: Know Thine Audience - Inside Higher Ed owl.li/6BNzy
  • Letters of Note: Frank Sinatra on Crossword Puzzles owl.li/6BN2k
  • Italy’s 40K Books: No Paper, No Attention Span, No Problem owl.li/6xMym
  • Evolution of Narcissism: Why We’re Overconfident, and Why It Worksowl.li/6xMtY
  • A look at IBM’s ‘Think’ at Lincoln Center owl.li/6Eg6l
  • John Rauser: What is a Career in Big Data? owl.li/1eQHQS
  • Electronic education: Flipping the classroom owl.li/6zEuh
  • “What Font Should I Use?”: Five Principles for Choosing and Using Typefaces owl.li/6xBdm
  • IDEO: Big Innovation Lives Right on the Edge of Ridiculous Ideasowl.li/6vR0B

Antonio Ortiz

Antonio Ortiz has always been an autodidact with an eclectic array of interests. Fascinated with technology, advertising and culture he has forged a career that combines them all. In 1991 Antonio developed one of the very first websites to market the arts. It was text based, only available to computer scientists, and increased attendance to the Rutgers Arts Center where he had truly begun his professional career. Since then Antonio has been an early adopter and innovator merging technology and marketing with his passion for art, culture and entertainment. For a more in-depth look at those passions, visit SmarterCreativity.com.

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