The Week's Link: November 18, 2012

All the links posted on social networks this week:

  • As Boom Lures App Creators, Tough Part Is Making a Living 
  • 11 Badass Neil deGrasse Tyson Quotes 
  • And Oxford Dictionaries’ Word of the Year Is … GIF 
  • Richard Silver's New York Churches Panoramas  /via @Coudal
  • Matt Molloy's gorgeous series of sky images 
  • The human central processing unit, slice by slice. 
  • Dan Ariely Presents “A Beginner’s Guide to Irrational Behavior” in Upcoming MOOC 
  • The Patent Fix: A Wired series on the patent problem 
  • How To Sell A $1 Snow Globe For $59: The Real ROI Of Brand Storytelling 
  • Inside the MIT Media Lab: Big Data, Privacy, Modern Cities and More 
  • Another great interview: Robin Sloan, Author and 'Media Inventor' 
  • The Met’s Exhibition Catalogs Are Revived for a Digital Life, available online. 
  • Great interview: Oliver Reichenstein on design 
  • Adweek's 2012 Brand Genius Awards 
  • Steve Cober: On Quitting Your Day Job & Building A Business With Heart 
  • Your Brain by the Numbers
  • Do slang and vulgarity belong in the dictionary? A look at America's greatest language controversy 
  • What do birds do in a hurricane? 
  • Does TV actually brainwash? 
  • Copy, Transform, Combine 
  • Timing is everything. But exactly how the brain keeps time, which it does very well, has been something of a mystery. 
  • Kermit the Frog Learns to Love Jazz Through “Visual Thinking” (1959) 
  • Educating Players: Are Games the Future of Education? 
  • How Do You Raise a Prodigy?
  • Love these images of dancers out of the stage. 
  • Square Wallet, the Apple Store, and Uber: Software Above the Level of a Single Device 
  • So great: Artist Creates Intricate Paper Cut Patterns On Newspapers 
  • I Saw The Future Of Advertising And It's Pretty Awesome 
  • All Consuming Passion 
  • The Stockdale Paradox: How Optimism Creates Resilience 
  • Excellent typography: Industrial-Strength Types 
  • The Icon in the Costume Shop: Valentino at NYC Ballet 
  • Sir Tim Berners-Lee: Raw data, now! 
  • Inner ear implant uses biological battery to self-charge 
  • Experience Relativity Firsthand In MIT Video Game That Slows The Speed Of Light 
  • 4 studies on the surprising science of mind-wandering 
  • Useful Talks And Videos From Web Design Conferences 
  • PBS Arts: Off Book - Episode 6: Street Art 
  • The History And Impact Of The Red Cross 
  • The Secret Lives of Kitchen Spices 
  • 25 College Classes Based on TV Shows 
  • Three Studios Agree to Let a Guild Certify Credits for Film Producers 
  • Rare and Iconic Photos of Einstein Celebrate His Nobel Win 90 Years Ago 
  • The Crisis in Higher Education: MIT Technology Review 
  • Get To Know NYC Ballet
  • Amazing to see the places tweets come from: The one million tweet map #onemilliontweetmap 
  • Cool: With Tinkercad you can quickly turn your idea into a CAD model for a 3D printer. 
  • Arts Branding Sucks. Here Are 4 Ways To Fix It 
  • TED introduces Playlists: Collections for curious minds 
  • A Short Lesson in Perspective 
  • Will we ever understand how our brains work? 
  • When Truman Capote set out to profile Marlon Brando for The New Yorker in 1957, he knew just how to set his traps 
  • Beth Comstock: You Have To Tell A Story, Before You Can Sell A Story 
  • How to Devise Passwords That Drive Hackers Away 
  • The Legendary George Nelson On Creating A Design-Driven Company 
  • Front-end development standards 
  • Creativity Top 5: November 12, 2012
  • #InPraiseOfTheHashtag - The NYTimes.comexplains the hashtag. 
  • From the diary of Jim Henson: Imagination Illustrated 
  • Inside The Mind Of A Chef
  • Your Employee Is an Online Celebrity. Now What Do You Do? 
  • Hypercollaborations: An Interview with Tod Machover 
  • Key to American Innovation? Incorporating Art and Design into Education 
  • Stop Being a People-Pleaser 
  • John Rauser: What is a Career in Big Data? 
  • The History of Humans is the History of Technology: The Millions Interviews Robin Sloan 
  • In Experiments, Caffeine Accelerates the Brain's Verbal Processing 
  • The Mystery of Human Blood Types 
  • Early Bow and Arrows Offer Insight Into Origins of Human Intellect 
  • Dear Brands, Tell Us A Story - Love Consumers 
  • Meet the Salak, the Ubiquitous Indonesian Fruit You've Never Heard Of 
  • Favorites From the Cooper-Hewitt's New Online Collection 
  • Art as Therapy: How to Age Creatively 
  • Amazing Close-Ups of Seeds 
  • The Scientific Reason Complementary Colors Look Good Together 
  • How Astronauts Take Such Beautiful Photographs in Space 

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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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