The Week's Links (10.23.11)

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

  • The Fierce Imagination of Haruki Murakami owl.li/761te From jazz club owner to brilliant writer.
  • Charlie Kaufman: why I wrote Being John Malkovich owl.li/71yPQ
  • The Drive to Be Different owl.li/71yno
  • Before Succeeding, You Have To Fully Confront Failure. But How?owl.li/71lFC
  • New York Times Personality Test - VisualDNA owl.li/73F1e Interesting test using images for answers.
  • Everyone could use a bear hug every now and then owl.li/1ffueW
  • Easily embarrassed? Study finds people will trust you more owl.li/6MTsO
  • Official Google Reader Blog: Upcoming changes to Reader: a new look, new Google+ features, and some clean-up owl.li/741P3
  • Dropbox: The Inside Story Of Tech's Hottest Startup - Forbes owl.li/71rd0Apple tried to buy it in 2009.
  • Introducing HTML5 Resource Center - Facebook Developers owl.li/71kXD
  • Adobe Reveals Next Generation Image Deblurring Software owl.li/73E2kThe concept of the algorithm behind this makes my brain hurt.
  • An Interactive Whiteboard For Bell Labs Maps A Century Of Innovationowl.li/6RMFA
  • Matias Duarte on the philosophy of Android, and an in-depth look at Ice Cream Sandwich owl.li/73zcY
  • iPhone History in Animated Infographic owl.li/1fenTB
  • Conversation Techniques For Designers owl.li/71TYz
  • Adweek's Top 10 Technologists owl.li/70Nel Evidence that no matter what you do you should learn how to code.
  • Digital verbosity: What's in a tweet owl.li/6MT1X A look at the code behind a tweet.
  • In Praise Of The Heroic Client owl.li/71y7A
  • There's music in every sound owl.li/1fdrSf
  • “Why’s this so good?” No. 16: David Foster Wallace on the vagaries of cruising owl.li/71lxH
  • “Why’s This So Good?” No. 15: Michael Lewis’ Greek odyssey owl.li/71lvb
  • “Why’s this so good?” No. 14: Sandra Cate on DIY cooking in a county jailowl.li/71loT
  • “Why’s this so good?” No. 13: Gene Weingarten peels the Great Zucchiniowl.li/71llO
  • Deutsch Brings 15 Years of Sony PlayStation Characters to Life in a Tribute to the Hard-Core Gamer owl.li/71l5B
  • Afraid of the Light owl.li/1fdg7J
  • Taste Buds the Information is Beautiful way. owl.li/6RAhG
  • Mary Meeker: 81% of Users of Top Web Sites are outside US owl.li/71BXi
  • Questions I ask when reviewing a design owl.li/6Yf8u
  • Google CEO Larry Page On Decision-Making owl.li/1fcjW4
  • TED introduces 10 new podcasts on iTunes owl.li/71hXQ
  • The word traps planners plan themselves into owl.li/6NoWh
  • National Novel Writing Month is coming up, can you write a novel in a month? owl.li/71d4B
  • Conversation Techniques For Designers owl.li/6MTXF
  • Uncertainty, Innovation, and the Alchemy of Fear owl.li/6Mvmu
  • Introducing Instapaper 4.0 for iPad and iPhone owl.li/70PoF Must have app gets even better.
  • Adobe Reader App Lands On iPhone and iPad owl.li/70Oc0
  • The Criminal Cloud - Technology Review owl.li/70MIf
  • Creativity Top 5: October 17, 2011 owl.li/1fbxOm
  • Neal Stephenson argues we are suffering from Innovation Starvationowl.li/6RAlp
  • 3 Questions Every Creative Person Must Ask owl.li/6Zmgz
  • The 7 Secrets Of Spellbinding Pitches owl.li/6NoOv
  • 400 Free Online Courses from Top Universities | Open Culture owl.li/6MU5m
  • 1950's & 60's TV Commercials owl.li/1fb8TS
  • James Beard conference opens up on new media and food owl.li/6Zkwk
  • What Was Your Biggest Mistake & What Did You Learn From It? owl.li/6ITQT
  • Amazon Rewrites the Rules of Book Publishing - NYTimes.comowl.li/6ZknT

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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