The Week's Links: October 27, 2012

All the links posted on social networks this week:

  • Making the right typographic choices 
  • “The Power of Storytelling,” Part 2: Jacqui Banaszynski on the future of stories 
  • “The Power of Storytelling,” Part 1: A bunch of American storytellers go to Romania… 
  • Musical tweets to save an orchestra 
  • In Brief: 2014 Winter Olympic Games Pictograms 
  • A Brief Wondrous Interview with Junot Díaz 
  • Fact-checking at The New Yorker 
  • All Hallow’s Read: A Parents’ Guide to Scary Books for Young Readers 
  • And consider gifting a book this Halloween for All Hallow's Read 
  • Get a new scary audiobook by Neil Gaiman for free and his publisher makes a donation to charity, until Halloween. Go: 
  • Joe Queenan: My 6,128 Favorite Books- Looking at the lifelong obsession with reading. 
  • The Making Of Beyoncé's "I Was Here" Performance For World Humanitarian Day 2012 
  • Original Creators: Tech-Thriller Author And Director Michael Crichton 
  • L.A. Public Library inherits treasure of maps saved from dumpster 
  • Why Great Ideas Get Rejected 
  • 5 Educational Videos you should not Miss 
  • David Allen on How to Fix Your Life 
  • 20 of Tech's Most Underrated Founders 
  • Designer Kitchens and the People Who Don't Cook in Them 
  • Steven Spielberg, Doris Kearns Goodwin & Tony Kushner talk about what it takes to wrestle an epic presidency into a film... 
  • Teaching Physics with a Massive Game of Mouse Trap 
  • Should All Students Be Forced to Learn Computer Science? 
  • What Makes Temple Grandin’s Brain Special? 
  • What Do Nic Cage, William Gibson, Doctor Who & Justin Bieber Have In Common? 
  • Teenage Brains Are Like Soft, Impressionable Play-Doh 
  • The History of Trick Or Treating Is Weirder Than You Thought 
  • Dolphins Sleep With Only Half Their Brain at a Time 
  • A chicken and egg thing 
  • Have You Ever Tried to Sell a Stolen Painting? 
  • The Smallest Nonprofits Should Have The Most Powerful Brands 
  • MIT Technology Review Relaunches 'Digital-First' 
  • 10 Essential Books for Book Nerds 
  • Worth a revisit: How do our favorite tech companies make money? 
  • Turn Your Career into a Work of Art 
  • The ArtReview Power 100 2012 
  • Books Change How a Child's Brain Grows 
  • My Walletless Month: Happier, Healthier and Ready to Ditch Cash Forever 
  • PBS Arts: Off Book - Episode 4: Steampunk 
  • Rejection bolsters creativity, researchers find 
  • Robert Atwan, the founder of The Best American Essays series, picks the 10 best essays of the postwar period. 
  • Video of Samuel Beckett Directing His Absurdist Play Waiting for Godot (1985) 
  • Book Design at Pentagram: A Symposium, Saturday, October 27 
  • An Intimate Portrait Of Innovation, Risk, And Failure Through Hipstamatic's Lens 
  • Responsive Comping: Obtaining Signoff with Mockups 
  • The Effect of Color
  • Hitchcock’s Storyboards from 13 Classic Films 
  • Mapping The Entertainment Ecosystems of Apple, Microsoft, Google & Amazon 
  • Paola Antonelli on Design as the Interface Between Progress and Humanity 
  • World Shakespeare Festival Presents 37 Plays by the Bard in 37 Languages: Watch Them Online 
  • Announcing 'Source': Where Journalism and Coding Collide 
  • Spectacular: National Geographic Photo Contest 2012 
  • Teaching Writing for the 21st Century · A great Storify collection. 
  • AOL May Have Invented Email's Next UI Paradigm 
  • Creativity Top 5: October 23, 2012
  • Training the brain to stress less 
  • Great Resource: Datavisualization.ch Selected Tools 
  • Craig Mod on Intertwingularity and the "User Experience" of Printed Publications 
  • Why Are Elections On Tuesdays? 
  • In Praise of Slow Mastery: 10 Great Achievements That Took Time 
  • Why College May Be Totally Free Within 10 Years 
  • Behind The Scenes Of Dishonored: An Interview With The Creators Of The Epic Dystopian Game 
  • A Collection of Printable Web Browser Sketching and Wireframe Templates 
  • A Real-time Dance Performance Interacting With Intricate Projection Mapping 
  • The New Tao of Leadership (with John Maeda) 
  • How To Work Better 
  • Disney Research Aims To Revolutionize Design By Merging Optics With 3D Printing 
  • Neil deGrasse Tyson Delivers the Greatest Science Sermon Ever 
  • The 101 Most Useful Websites on the Internet 
  • From the TED Blog 10 talks on making schools great 
  • Grin and Bear It: How to Tackle Your Tougher Tasks 
  • code {poems} Is An Anthology Of Thoughtful And Moving Expressions Of Programming Language 
  • 10 Inventions You Haven't Heard About 
  • What Is It About People That Are Right A Lot
  • Becoming Human: The Origin of Stone Tools 
  • The Top Ten Human Evolution Discoveries from Ethiopia 
  • World Shakespeare Festival Presents 37 Plays by the Bard in 37 Languages: Watch Them Online 
  • PBS Arts: Off Book - Episode 3: Visual Culture Online 
  • How Did Dinosaurs Sleep? 
  • The Traumatic Birth of the Modern (and Vicious) Political Campaign 
  • The Anti-Skyscraper Law That Shaped Sydney, Australia 
  • Predictions From The Father of Science Fiction 
  • How the Football Field Was Designed, from Hash Marks to Goal Posts 

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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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