The Week's Links (4/22/12)

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

  • The Next Draft (What I Learned This Week)
  • Hillman Curtis, a Pioneer in Web Design, Dies at 51
  • Remembering Hillman Curtis: idsgn (a design blog)
  • Best evidence yet that a single gene can affect IQ
  • How “Eureka!” Affects the Brain
  • Four-year-old Heidi Hankins joins Mensa with 159 IQ
  • Researchers test the idea that we hunt for memories in our minds the same way some animals search for food.
  • Chop Chop, A Dramatic Rescue Is In Progress
  • 2012 TIME 100: The Most Influential People in the World Perfect weekend reading.
  • planning, creativity & planning for creative campaigns
  • Introducing Wired Design
  • Parsing Primates: Baboons Learn to Recognize the Difference between Real and Fake English Words
  • The Curators - A MoOMumentary in 3
  • Cirque du Soleil: 100-Watt Egos, Disintegrating Costumes & Big Top Dreams
  • Longreads has a collection of 2012 Pulitzer Prize winners.
  • Worth a revisit given recent events. Flash Hits Food: The Road To Instagram. Kevin Rose Interviews Kevin Systrom
  • Netflix lets its staff take as much holiday as they want, whenever they want – and it
  • Startup Lessons From The Food Truck Revolution
  • The Difficulty of Estimating Time and the Planning Fallacy
  • Op-Ed: Confidence vs Shyness
  • John Cleese On Creativity
  • Teller of Penn & Teller Breaks Silence To Sue Over Magic Trick
  • Want Breakthrough Ideas? First, Listen To The Freaks And Geeks
  • Pulitzer Fiction Snub Has Book Publishers Fuming
  • Don’t work. Be hated. Love Inspiring commencement speech.
  • From paralysis to performance: the amazing recovery of teenage ballet star Jack
  • Creativity Top 5: April 17, 2012
  • Battle for the internet: The Guardian’s in-depth series looking at the future of the
  • ‘Silent Night’ by Kevin Puts wins Pulitzer for music
  • Stephen Fry: What I Wish I Had Known When I Was 18
  • Can ‘Genius’ be Detected in Infancy?
  • The Effects Of Sound
  • How Sony Fell Behind in the Tech Don’t rest on your laurels.
  • Businessweek’s How To Issue: Advice on everything from twitter, negotiations, managing creative people and more.
  • Strategic Questions for an Accelerating
  • Google Creative Lab Gets ‘Old Spice’ Creative Director Iain Tait From Wieden +
  • The Stanford Education Experiment Could Change Higher Learning Forever
  • Remember the volcano that stopped everything? Iceland, Eyjafjallajökull - May 1st and 2nd, 2010 Timelapse Video
  • Geneticists Solve Van Gogh’s Mutant Sunflowers After 125 Years
  • Potentially Useful Answers to Typography Questions - Quora
  • Colum McCann On The Radical Act Of Storytelling
  • Nickelodeon iOS App Case Study

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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