The Week's Links (1.29.12)

All the links posted to TwitterFacebook and Google+ this week: 

  • 6 Hugely Successful Products Originally Invented for Something Else
  • The Fast, Fabulous, Allegedly Fraudulent Life of Megaupload's Kim Dotcom
  • 5 Things To Look For In This Year's Super Bowl Ads
  • Where do good ideas come from?
  • How Do We Identify Good Ideas? a break and be happy.
  • Vivid Pop Culture Thumbtack Art Fantastic.
  • Embark a great new free app to plan your mass transit trip. Many cities available. It even has NJ Transit.
  • The 350 Best Education Resources Curated by Edudemic
  • MediaShift Idea Lab: Why Non-Profits Need a Powerful Tool for Finding Potential
  • Leo Burnett's classic speech "When to take my name off the door" animated
  • Reddit: How the site went from a second-tier aggregator to the Web’s unstoppable
  • M.I.T. Physicist Gives Scientists an Online Interview Outlet
  • Creativity Top 5: Week of January 23,
  • Who Were Fisher and Price?
  • Take the new Vimeo for a spin
  • Vimeo Festival + Awards - 2012 New York City is back with new categories.
  • "The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore" app/book/film nominated for Oscar for Best Animated Short
  • Lego relaunches Rebrick as a social network for adult fans.
  • Google's new privacy policy: The good, bad, scary
  • Notification Control, 1 minute to clean up your notifications Inspired by My Permissions
  • RIM Reboots: New CEO, New Board, New Plan to License QNX Software
  • Marketing Leader Jim Stengel On The One Thing Businesses Need To Grow
  • Celebrating Manet’s Birthday with 25 Reclining Nudes by Various Artists [Possibly NSFW]
  • Creativity's Agency of the Year and 2011
  • Creativity Top 5
  • The Rhythms of Work vs The Rhythms of Creative Labor Great insight from Lewis Hyde's The Gift
  • 100 Best Companies to Work For 2012: Full list from FORTUNE
  • 12 Things Happy People Do
  • L.A. Opera to start dynamic ticket pricing next season
  • A Typographer's Letter to Brad Verdana? Why? I had the same reaction.
  • Ira Glass on the strange life of the
  • How Stanley Kubrick Invented the Modern Box-Office Report (By Accident) /via @daringfireball

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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