The Week's Links (12.18.11)

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

  • Dear Congress, It's No Longer OK To Not Know How The Internet Works
  • 2011 in Lego: the year's news - in
  • The Pen Is Mightier Than The Phone: A Case For Writing Things Out
  • Look Out, Kids: Competitiveness Peaks in Middle Age
  • 10 Trends for 2012 in 2 minutes by JWTIntelligence
  • Study of the Day: Those Who Love One Another, Yawn Together
  • In Memoriam: Christopher Hitchens, 1949–
  • MIT has made a camera that can take 1 Trillion frames per second.
  • I Work For The Internet
  • Intro to Narratives in Emoji 101
  • What is a Higgs Boson?
  • The new, new Twitter: 10 big
  • A List Apart: What I Learned About the Web in 2011
  • Fast Company: How to Lead a Creative
  • Luck is an attitude.
  • Unexpected Stories: Disney Tarantino
  • ori moneygami international money portraits.
  • Creativity Top 5: December 13,
  • The Newton Papers online at Cambridge Digital Library /via @nickbilton
  • The Life Marathon: What Creatives Can Learn From Elite Runners
  • Ice Cube on Eameses and Architecture, that's right architecture, the video is a must
  • PBS Arts: Off Book - Episode 10: Product Design
  • Agency of the Year: Mcgarrybowen |
  • Designing for the Mind
  • Nintendo's Miyamoto stepping down, working on smaller games The greatest video game artists scales down.
  • How the "Most Beautiful Woman in the World" Invented a Radio System for Remote-Controlling Torpedoes
  • You Say You Want a Devolution? Are we stuck in a style rut?
  • Tony Schwartz: The Myths of the Overworked Creative
  • The Ingenious Business Model Behind Coursekit, A Tumblr For Higher

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

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