The Week's Links (5/6/12)

All the links posted to Twitter and Facebook this week: 

  • Leoš Janáček was crazy: What I’ve Learned This Week
  • Technology Review’s Emerging
  • Textual Playlists
  • The genius of Alfred Hitchcock - in
  • New World Symphony Tries Remix of Classical Music for iPod
  • 20 Great Art Institutions to Follow on Tumblr, From the MoMA Library to the Museum of Wildlife Art
  • Creative Collaboration Lessons From A NY City Ballet Pas De Deux
  • Top 10 most expensive works of art sold at auction - in pictures
  • Scott Wilson: Do What You Think Is Right & Apologize Later
  • From the 99% Conference Radiolab Explores Creativity and Failure
  • Management Secrets: Core Beliefs of Great Bosses
  • 8 Visionaries on How They Spot the
  • MIT & Harvard open classes: ‘The Single Biggest Change in Education Since the Printing Press’
  • Is Instagram the Best Thing to Ever Happen to Photography?
  • Michael Bierut on rebranding
  • So fantastic: Harvard and M.I.T. Offer Free Online Courses
  • Urban Legends: See 45 Years Of Street Art From Around The World
  • Adobe CS6 gets a new interface and over the top new packaging.
  • The Design Ethos of Dieter Rams
  • No Facebook, Twitter or YouTube. Understanding social media in
  • 3 Simple Tips for Better Meetings
  • Henry Rollins Advice For Young
  • The Poster that Launched a Movement (Or Not): Does political graphic design matter?
  • ‘Carnivàle’ Creator Bypasses Hollywood, Launches Transmedia Story ‘Haunted’
  • Creativity Top 5: May 1, 2012
  • Can an Algorithm Write a Better News Story Than a Human Reporter?
  • The Origins of the World’s Most Important Typefaces
  • Don’t Overthink It: 5 Tips for Daily Decision-Making
  • Three Years of Kickstarter Projects.
  • Fantastic History of Neue Haas Grotesk and Helvetica /via @daringfireball
  • The design of a signage typeface. Another great type story via
  • Facebook’s ‘Life-Saving’ Feature: Organ Donation Status on Timeline
  • Do you worship the tools of your trade as much as ballerinas worship their pointe shoes?
  • 2012 Logo Trends -
  • Adobe & HTML, is a compilation of all the things Adobe is doing to support HTML. Interesting resource.
  • Modern Web Development Part 1 – The Webkit Inspector. An in-depth /via @paul_irish
  • A Look At Art with Stephen Fry
  • Fantastic essay on punctuation marks. [PDF]
  • ‘Prometheus’ TV commercial to feature live tweets, Zeebox tie-in
  • Is it time to ditch the pitch? Isn’t there a better way to buy design?
  • What Are You Tweeting For?
  • How Geniuses Think - thinking strategies commonly used to creative
  • Thinking in a Foreign Language Makes Decisions More Rational

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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