The Requisite End-Of-Year Lists 2012

In no particular order:

  • The New Yorker: The Hundred Best Lists Of All Time
  • Longform: The Best Of 2012
  • Flavorwire: The Year’s Coolest Literary Magazine Innovations
  • For Print Only: Best Of 2012 Part 1 Part 2
  • CoDesign: 16 Of The Year’s Best Ideas In UI Design
  • Mashable: The 14 Most Inspirational Kids of 2012
  • CNN Photos: 75 Amazing Sports Moments You Missed This Year
  • CoDesign: The Best Infographics Of 2012
  • Adweek: The 10 Best Commercials Of 2012
  • Amazon: Best Books Of 2012
  • Yahoo: 2012 Year In Review
  • Adweek: The 20 Most-Viral Ads Of 2012
  • Mary Meeker: 2012 KPCB Internet Trends Year-End Update
  • New York Times: The 10 Best Books Of 2012
  • New York Times: 100 Notable Books of 2012
  • Washington Post: Top 10 Graphic/Comics Reads Of 2012
  • Washington Post: 50 Notable Works Of Fiction
  • Washington Post: 50 Notable Works Of Nonfiction
  • NPR: Best Books Of 2012: The Complete List
  • Publishers Weekly: Best Books Of 2012
  • Esquire: The Best Books Of 2012
  • The Guardian: The Best Books Of The Year
  • Net Magazine: The Top 25 Responsive Sites Of 2012
  • NYT Magazine: 17 Things I Learned From Reading Every Last Word Of The Economist's "The World In 2013" Issue
  • The Creators Project: Best Of 2012: Animations That Will Rock Your World
  • Visual.ly: 20 Great Infographics Of 2012
  • Cover Me: The Best Cover Songs Of 2012

  • Adweek: The Hot List 2012
  • PBS: The 25 "Greatest" Documentaries Of All Time
  • NPR: Recipe Rebellion: A Year Of Contrarian Cookbooks
  • Nat Geo: Top 10 Discoveries of 2012
  • The Atlantic: 2012's Most Looked-Up Words In The Dictionary
  • MIT: The Numbers Behind Some of 2012’s Biggest Technology Stories
  • GitHub: The Octoverse in 2012
  • Creativity Online: The Best In Brand Creativity 2012
  • Brand New: The Best And Worst Identities of 2012, The Best The Worst
  • Wired: Top Scientific Discoveries Of 2012
  • The Atlantic In Focus: The Year In Photos Part 1 Part 2 Part 3
  • Buzzfeed: The 45 Most Powerful Images Of 2012
  • Forbes: Ten Great Ad Agencies Of 2012
  • Entertainment Weekly: Best & Worst Of 2012
  • Google: Zeitgeist 2012
  • Twitter: This Year
  • Mashable: The 12 Most Memorable Marketing Campaigns of 2012
  • NPR Music: 100 Favorite Songs Of 2012
  • NPR Music: 50 Favorite Albums Of 2012
  • Nielsen: Social Media Report 2012
  • Paste: The 15 Best New Filmmakers Of 2012
  • Time: Top 10 Everything Of 2012
  • Hollywood Reporter: AFI Names Best Movies And TV Series Of 2012
  • The New Yorker: The Best Movies Of 2012
  • The Atlantic: The Year In Review
  • WSJ: Year In Photos
  • The New Yorker: The Best Tech Quotes Of 2012
  • Foreign Policy: Top 100 Global Thinkers
  • Poynter: The Best (And Worst) Media Errors And Corrections Of 2012
  • Facebook: Year In Review
  • Time: The 10 Most Popular Google Doodles of 2012
  • Adweek: YouTube's 20 Most Watched Ads of 2012
  • Ad Age: Top Viral Ad Campaigns Of 2012
  • The Scientist: Top 10 Innovations 2012
  • Apple: App Store Best Of 2012
  • The Atlantic: The Best (Worst?) Typos, Mistakes, And Corrections Of 2012
  • Mental Floss: Top 20 Weird News Stories Of 2012
  • NPR Monkey See: 10 Films Worth Going Out Of Your Way For
  • NPR Monkey See: 10 Favorite TV Shows
  • Wired Underwire: The Best Movies You Didn't See In 2012
  • Wired Gadget Lab: From Apple Maps To Epic Hacks: The Year's Top Tech Fails
  • The New Yorker: The Top Ten Stories Of 2012
  • Scientific American: The Most Popular Stories Of 2012
  • Forbes: The Most Unforgettable Ad Campaigns Of 2012
  • Pitchfork: The Top 100 Tracks 2012
  • Paste: Best Of 2012
  • Co.Create: The 15 Best Ads Of 2012
  • The Big Picture: Part 1 Part 2 Part 3 Best Nature Pictures
  • Co.Design: 16 Of The Best Photo Essays From 2012
  • Pocket: The Year's Most Saved Articles And Videos
  • James Beard Foundation: 12 Dishes We Loved In 2012
  • Random House: The Best Of The Book Lists 2012
  • New York Times: 12 Restaurant Triumphs Of 2012
  • Greg Rutter: Definitive List Of The Things You Should Have Already Experienced On The Internet In 2012
  • Towleroad: The 50 Most Powerful Coming Outs Of 2012
  • The New Yorker: Best Moments In Dance 2012
  • Videogum: The Best Viral Videos Of 2012
  • Net Magazine: The Top 20 HTML5 Sites Of 2012
  • Art Of The Menu: The Best Of 2012
  • Design Observer: Ten Most Popular Essays Of 2012
  • Co.Create: Creators We Love: The 13 People Who Made The World More Creative In 2012
  • Wired: New Year's Resolutions From 10 Top Minds and Makers
  • PopSci: 15 Science and Technology News Bytes From 2013
  • Big Think: 5 Trends For 2013
  • Design Mind: 20 Tech Trends For 2013
  • Creative Review: Emerald To Be The Color Of 2013
  • Forbes: Manufacturing The Future: 10 Trends To Come In 3D Printing
  • CoDesign: 5 Trends That Will Shape Digital Services In 2013
  • Think With Google: Joi Ito's Trends To Watch In 2013
  • JWT: 100 Things TO Watch In 2013

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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