The Week's Links: November 11, 2012

All the links posted on social networks this week:

  • Scanning Device Enables Computers To Read And Play Sheet Music In Real-Time 
  • One Man, One Computer, 10 Million Students: How Khan Academy Is Reinventing Education 
  • Remix web video with Popcorn Maker, launching today 
  • Want Better Employees? Give Them An Impossible Task. 
  • UK Music Video Awards 2012 winners announced 
  • The 10 Most Beautiful Libraries in the United States 
  • Wow: CalArts' animation alumni top $26 billion in box-office grosses 
  • How did I not know about this?: Sixteen-part PBS travel/food show with David Chang 
  • 10 Words Invented by Authors 
  • The Beatles' Surprising Contribution To Brain Science 
  • Could your company's IT department or dev team soon be drafted as digital soldiers in an ongoing cyberwar? 
  • Beginnings of Bionic: Flexible, stretchable electronics could launch cyborg era 
  • The Magical Tech Behind Paper For iPad's Color-Mixing Perfection 
  • Original Creators: Escape Artist Harry Houdini 
  • Transmedia Theater Projects Tell The Stories Of Shakespeare's Tempest And Kafka's The Trial 
  • The Love You Save: Lessons On Water And Stuff 
  • Technology Tidbits: Top 100 Sites & Apps of 2012 
  • A Little Music Training In Childhood Goes A Long Way 
  • The History of Western Architecture in 39 Free Video Lectures 
  • The Rumpus Interview With Elizabeth Gilbert 
  • Why We Can't Solve Big Problems: MIT Technology Review 
  • Just A Little Meditation Causes Brain-Wave Changes
  • Mary Meeker Gives Mid-Year Internet Trends Report: Android Adoption Ramping Up 6X Faster Than iPhone 
  • Your IQ Doesn't Matter & Other Lessons About Creativity From Children 
  • Your IQ Doesn't Matter & Other Lessons About Creativity From Children 
  • How Facebook Finds The Best Design Talent, And Keeps Them Happy 
  • John Rauser: What is a Career in Big Data? 
  • Cut Your Losses: How To Know When To Quit 
  • Opinion: why arts education matters 
  • curaqion is a monthly curation of high quality answers from fascinating topics and questions on Quora 
  • Freebie: Extended Entypo Glyph Set (EPS, PDF, PSD, Typeface, Web Font) 
  • Key to American Innovation? Incorporating Art and Design into Education 
  • Carnegie Mellon Takes Online Courses to Another Level with Its Open Learning Initiative 
  • Shocking: Hurricane Sandy NYC Timelapses 
  • How Squarespace, Grouper, And East Coast Companies Worked Through Sandy 
  • Podcast: "Digitizing the Culture of Print: The Digital Public Library of America and Other Urgent Projects" 
  • An Ode To Creative Work, By Behance
  • Architecture photographer explains how he got that New York magazine cover shot 
  • Humans Think Like Quantum Particles: Scientific American 
  • Lady Gaga’s Manager On The Future Of Social Media 
  • 10 Music Videos That “Borrow” from Famous Artists 
  • Joi Ito, Director at MIT Media Lab, Discusses The Changing Meaning Of Leadership With Errol Morris 
  • New NASA service to alert when you’ll be able to see the International Space Station from your house. 
  • Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) Go International 
  • 25 Best Blogs 2012: 
  • A year inside The Australian Ballet: Episode 7 - The mid-year review
  • Photographer Captures Panoramic Views Along The 40th Parallel 
  • PBS Arts: Off Book - Episode 5: Hacking Art & Culture with F.A.T. Lab 
  • How Will MIT's Reverse Engineering Of Twitter's Trending Topics Algorithm Impact Twitter's Advertising Business? 
  • How Getting Rejected Fuels Creativity 
  • Your Brain Can be Nice or Logical, but Not Both at Once 
  • Why Time Magazine Used Instagram To Cover Hurricane Sandy 
  • 300+ Resources to Help You Become a Photoshop Expert 
  • Essential Trait of Every Great Entrepreneur 
  • Uncertainty, Innovation, and the Alchemy of Fear 
  • Twitter fiction: 21 authors try their hand at 140-character novels 
  • How Designers Plan To Create 'The Route 66 Of The Future' 
  • Creativity Top 5: November 5, 2012
  • NY Museum Stages First ‘Scent’ Exhibit 
  • 2012 Inductees to the Robot Hall of Fame 
  • Copyright Confection: The Distinctive Topography of the Hershey Bar 
  • Backstage At The Metropolitan Opera
  • The Return of the Hand-Painted Sign 
  • Is Dancing Uniquely Human? 
  • How to Tell If Your Kid Will Become a Great Artist 
  • In 1830, a brutal crime riveted the nation—and inspired the writings of Edgar Allan Poe and Nathaniel Hawthorne 
  • The Conjuring Arts Research Center, A Real Life Hogwarts 
  • Neil deGrasse Tyson Lists 8 (Free) Books Every Intelligent Person Should Read 
  • Mathematics anxiety can prompt a response in the brain similar to when a person experiences physical pain. 
  • What Captures Your Attention Controls Your Life - Kare Anderson 
  • Massive Open Online Courses Are Multiplying at a Rapid Pace 
  • Given Tablets but No Teachers, Ethiopian Children Teach Themselves 
  • Do objective standards in art exist? 
  • Hurricane Sandy, A Drenching Reminder That Tough Times Inspire Remarkable Innovation 

Recommended This Week:

100 Ideas that Changed Film
By David Parkinson
100 Ideas that Changed Graphic Design
By Steven Heller, Veronique Vienne

Antonio Ortiz

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