The Week's Links (4/29/12)

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

  • Improv (What I Learned This Week)owl.li/1jdMgT
  • A Closer Look At Font Rendering by Smashing Magazine owl.li/auz18
  • The Story Behind “Caine’s Arcade” owl.li/axYYC Wonderful, MIT & UCLA getting involved in his education.
  • Typography Explained owl.li/9hZKp
  • Want them all » 10 Beautiful Literary Box Setsowl.li/ausUK
  • Flip this lesson! A new way to teach with video from TED-Ed owl.li/axWWe
  • Christina Tosi: NY’s baking superstar on her very sweet tooth, David Chang, and successowl.li/ausCE Also this: owl.li/ausCF
  • Procrastination Continued owl.li/1ja1wC
  • Harvard is making public the data on more than 12M books, videos, audio, images, and more inside its 73 libraries. owl.li/axDAf
  • Today: #TEDRadioHour premieres on @NPRand online. Listen to Ep. 1, “Our Buggy Brain”:N.pr/TEDradiohour /via @tedtalks
  • How the Power of Positive Thinking Won Scientific Credibility owl.li/auqCR
  • How Did Kraftwerk End Up at MOMA?owl.li/aus8y
  • All’s Well that Ends Well may be a collaboration between Shakespeare & Thomas Middleton, say Oxford University academics…
  • Alfred Hitchcock Explains McGuffinsowl.li/9hZAS
  • The Jig Is Up: Time to Get Past Facebook and Invent a New Future owl.li/aurZC
  • Why We Shouldn’t Make Separate Mobile Websites owl.li/auq6R
  • Joss Whedon On Worthy Work owl.li/1j7Jif
  • Facts, 360 B.C.-A.D. 2012 In memoriam: After years of health problems, Facts has finally died.owl.li/ax9ZF
  • The Difference Between UX and UI: Subtleties Explained in Cereal owl.li/au5N3
  • Just love this. Twitter’s first animated commercial for smart Argentina (@smartArg), press J to play. owl.li/ax789
  • Creativity Top 5: April 25, 2012 owl.li/1j6DnA
  • Is streaming of live opera actually helping the art form? owl.li/aupNX
  • Heartless: The Story of the Tin Man owl.li/9hZzO An old one worth watching again.
  • The New Yorker launches twitter-based game. First winners on eliminating words from the english language. #tnyquestion owl.li/avhsT
  • Check out the NEA Arts Magazine owl.li/auiGq
  • Never-before-seen photos from 100 years ago tell vivid story of gritty New York City owl.li/avhl8
  • Lovely » The Most Beautiful Train Stations in the World owl.li/augvR
  • The Roller Coaster Up and Downs of Selling an Orchestra owl.li/1j5Eh6
  • D&AD Professional Awards Winnersowl.li/aute2
  • The brain: a user’s guide owl.li/avhfj
  • Six degrees of aggregation: How The Huffington Post ate the Internet owl.li/arw1P
  • Did Humans Invent Music? owl.li/aruYh
  • The story of the legendary CalArts in a video produced by Walt Disney Productionsowl.li/9hZyB
  • White House Announces Arts Education Planowl.li/auqs9
  • Better thinking through caffeine. owl.li/aruKz
  • Email Is Not Broken; We Are owl.li/artOE
  • Artist Damien Hirst Looks Back On His Life In Artowl.li/1j3mjd
  • MIT Media Lab is live streaming some great talks today. Currently a presentation on Design & Experience owl.li/au3Zu
  • The 100 best games of all time owl.li/arobh
  • From the Ad Age Archives: Dick Clark on Youth Ad Market owl.li/arnfk
  • Harvard sociobiologist E.O. Wilson on the origins of the arts owl.li/arnaq
  • The Pomodoro Technique by Greg Headowl.li/9hZuA
  • The Evolution of TV Credits, from Smash to Six Feet Under owl.li/armm2 And this:owl.li/armm3
  • This is great: Valve’s new employee handbook.owl.li/arm4J
  • A Year Inside The Australian Ballet: Episode 2owl.li/1j18QU
  • Can You Make Yourself Smarter? owl.li/arsUZ
  • To Compute or Not to Compute—Wolfram|Alpha Analyzes Shakespeare’s Plays owl.li/affeF
  • Adobe Officially Unveils CS6 And Its $49/Month All-Inclusive Creative Cloud Subscription Service owl.li/arYZ3

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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