The Week's Links (5/13/12)

All the links posted to Twitter and Facebook this week: 

  • Music-video maker Chris Milk and Web guru Aaron Koblin use crowdsourcing to make beautiful art together
  • John Cleese shares the wisdom of his creative process
  • Intelligent YouTube Channels by Open Culture How did I miss this before.
  • Disney researchers put gesture recognition in door knobs, chairs, fish tanks
  • Audio Branding: Company Logos Expand Into The Sonic Realm
  • The 10 best first lines in fiction according to The Observer
  • Longshot Radio: Creativity and Failure (Made in 48 hrs)
  • A Storytelling & Transmedia Master Class In 10 Short Videos
  • Three Points Of View On Fandom, Fan Fiction & Fan Art
  • The 13-year-old CEO who invented a cure for hiccups
  • Love this: Nikolaj Lund Reinvents Portraiture of Classical Musicians
  • Longform’s 50 most read stories from year one and year two:
  • The Web Platform: Browser technologies. Great resouce /via @loadx
  • Fantastic: Paralympics Ad Filmed In One Shot Without CGI Effects
  • The Itch of Curiosity
  • Creative Review - A partial history of British design
  • Why Publishers Don’t Like Apps - Technology Review
  • The Timelapse Project: El Morro & El
  • A Carefully Selected List of Recommended Tools on Datavisualization @waxpancake
  • Speaker lineup for TEDGlobal 2012: Radical Openness
  • The Ten Commandments of
  • At ROFLCon: The Spread of Memes in China, Brazil and Syria
  • TED-ED makes a playlist for National Teacher Day
  • The Evolution of Storytelling
  • How I Busted Out Of My Addictive Technology Loop
  • Kronos Quartet and PEN: When Music and Literature Collide
  • Twitter To Co-teach Berkeley Data
  • In honor of Maurice Sendak here is what he says on all consuming passion.
  • This makes me sad: Maurice Sendak, Children’s Author, Dies at 83
  • Welcome to the Era of Design
  • Jorge Luis Borges: The Task of Art
  • The Paradox of Passion: Barry Kaufman on the fine line between motivation and obsession.
  • When Google won’t do: 30 Specialist (and Super Smart) Search Engines
  • Richard Branson on the role of creativity in business
  • “Liking” Something on Facebook Not Protected by First Amendment
  • What Is the Role of Libraries in the Age of E-Books and Digital Information?
  • Rhyming & Stealing: Let’s honor late Beastie with better copyright laws

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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