The Week's Links (2.12.12)

All the links posted to TwitterFacebook and Google+ this week: 

  • What I Learned This Week, Super Bowl
  • Meet the New Kings of Kickstarter: How Double Fine Gamified Game Funding raised $1M in 8 hours.
  • The models for American Gothic standing next to the painting. Amazing find by @jkottke
  • Tim Berners-Lee Takes the Stand to Keep the Web Free
  • The Mega Companies Behind 90% Of
  • New research suggests less-creative people do more innovative thinking when they are instructed to conform.
  • Five days later, some things to consider about the Super Bowl
  • The 100 Best Movie Posters of the Past 100 Years Some amazing older posters.
  • The top mistakes UX designers
  • 10 Lessons for directors today by Terry
  • GIF: A Technical History
  • The BBC Unmasks an Internet Troll
  • The four key features that characterize Flow, or what 10000 hours of practice gets
  • My Dinner With Clay Shirky, and What It Means to ‘Friend’ Someone
  • Beautiful web type, a showcase of the best typefaces from the Google web fonts
  • Drawing Back the Curtain On Madonna’s Super Bowl Halftime Show What it took to produce the massive projections and sets.
  • Apple to Stream Live Paul McCartney Concert to iTunes and Apple TV Tomorrow
  • The Gunn Report 2011. Combines ad awards from around the world, to identify the most successful agencies, campaigns.
  • Five Advertising Ideas From Around the World You Need to See
  • Layering: Multitasking That Actually
  • Dancers Flow In to Lincoln Center After Opera’s Exit
  • Colourised photographs by Sanna These are amazing.
  • PBS Arts: Off Book, Exploring Cutting Edge Art - The Complete Series
  • Speaking of color, here is a refresher on the three primary colors, courtesy of a stop motioned OK Go and Sesame
  • Color: a color matching game. good are you with colors?
  • Creativity Online’s Lessons from Super Bowl 2012
  • Celebrate the 200th Birthday of Charles Dickens with Free Movies, eBooks and Audio Books
  • You Will Never Kill Piracy, and Piracy Will Never Kill You - Forbes
  • Mark Zuckerberg, the Hacker Way and the Art of the Founder’s Letter
  • Scared Spitless in Zanesville: Esquire Creates Video Teaser For Animals An Article By Chris Jones
  • For the next seven days you can watch the recommended documentary PressPausePlay for $0.99 on iTunes US
  • States Mulling Creativity Indexes for
  • Solve For X Google’s new TED-like website.
  • Official Google Blog: What’s your X? Amplifying technology moonshots
  • Google unveils ‘Solve for X’ website, hints at TED-like think tank
  • The Technium: Next Phase of
  • Stuffed Animals Sleep Over At The Library To Get Kids To Read
  • An Important Time for Design
  • Did Leonardo da Vinci Copy His Famous “Vitruvian Man”?
  • Creativity Top 5: Super Bowl XLVI
  • Wired UK’s The Smart List 2012: 50 people who will change the world
  • Writing Tips by Henry Miller, Elmore Leonard, Margaret Atwood, Neil Gaiman & George
  • Henry Miller’s Productivity
  • Pricing Strategy for Creatives read.

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

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