The Week's Links: November 24, 2012

All the links posted on social networks this week:

  • 10 Ways Travel Is Getting Better 
  • People Have Been Using Stone-Tipped Spears For Way Longer Than We Thought 
  • We Can Only Process Thirty Smells at a Time 
  • Watch the World’s Oldest Working Computer Turn On 
  • Happy Kids Are More Likely To Grow Into Rich Adults 
  • The History of Boredom: You’ve never been so interested in being bored 
  • In Space, Flames Behave in Ways Nobody Thought Possible 
  • McSweeney’s Internet Tendency: A Guide to the Meaning and Usefulness of Punctuation Marks.  So great.
  • Building a Design-Driven Culture 
  • 3 Big Insights From Today's Top Design Thinkers 
  • Tim O'Reilly: 9 TEDTalks That Stretched My Mind 
  • Ray Kurzweil: Are you still you if your brain is enhanced with neural implants? 
  • Love this: The Biblio-Mat, for old and unusual books 
  • Harry Potter spell book makes augmented reality magic 
  • Neuroscience gets behind the mask of Greek theatre 
  • Some thoughts and musings about making things for the web by The Oatmeal. What he said. 
  • Design Salary Guide - by Coroflot 
  • Creative & Marketing Salary Information – The Creative Group 
  • AIGA | Aquent Survey of Design Salaries 
  • O Brave New World That Has Such Apps In It! Shakespeare Goes Social 
  • 8 math talks to blow your mind 
  • How the Beatles' Yellow Submarine gave rise to modern animation 
  • “Education provides the foundation of our global possibilities. We design this well, and the whole world changes.” 
  • The Syncing of the Screens 
  • The History of Beaujolais Nouveau Day: From the French Countryside to the Thanksgiving Table 
  • Mother Birds Teach Their Eggs a Secret ‘Feed Me!’ Password 
  • The Science Behind These Amazing Photographs of the Human Eye 
  • The $.99 itunes rental this week is a great documentary about creativity, innovation and the world's best restaurant. 
  • Why Do People Hate Dissonant Music? (And What Does It Say About Those Who Don’t?) 
  • Creativity Top 5: November 20, 2012 
  • The Physics of Flocking 
  • What Studying Einstein’s Brain Can And Can’t Tell Us 
  • The Creativity Awards Report, 2012
  • What Girl Talk And Cover Bands Teach Us About the Biology of Surprise 
  • Introducing Mind Lab: The all singing, all dancing, interactive psychology class 
  • The Most Amazing Race: Reverse-Engineering the Brain 
  • Struggle For Smarts? How Eastern And Western Cultures Tackle Learning 
  • 9 Mind-Blowing Technologies Changing The Film Industry’s Future 
  • Gorgeous Fractal-made Flowers 
  • Original Creators: Biomechanical Surrealist H.R.Giger 
  • Esquire To Make Print Magazine Interactive Through Netpage App 
  • Tod Machover invents instruments, robot operas –- oh, and Guitar Hero 
  • Nokia Hires Orchestra To Create New Ringtones 
  • An App That Turns Any Surface Into An iPhone Keyboard 
  • On using funny videos to start serious classroom discussions 
  • How To Use If-Then Planning To Achieve Any Goal 
  • 10 TED talks about the beauty — and difficulty — of being creative 
  • The Breathtaking Colors of Iceland's Landmannalaugar Region 
  • 11 Artists Doing Amazing Things With Recycled Materials 
  • As Boom Lures App Creators, Tough Part Is Making a Living 

 

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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