The Week's Links (6/17/12)

All the links posted to Twitter and Facebook this week: 

  • What You See Is Not Always What You Get: What I Learned This Week owl.li/1kDE4g
  • Why Boredom Is Good for Your Creativityowl.li/bxrbH
  • A Brief History of Title Design owl.li/9i3Ms
  • Radiolab: The Art and Science of Digital Shamanism owl.li/bx1HK
  • Simon Schama: Shakespeare’s histories were not just the making of the Bard, they were the making of the English too owl.li/bwVVO
  • PBS Off Book: The Culture of Redditowl.li/1kAnqi
  • The Vast World Of Lego Art owl.li/1kAiqz
  • The 5 Types of Work That Fill Your Dayowl.li/bvSzw
  • Developing A Design Workflow In Adobe Fireworks owl.li/bwVv6
  • A Remarkable Guide to the Orchestraowl.li/9i3KP
  • What The Most Successful People Do Before Breakfast owl.li/bwIro
  • Big Spaceship : 9 Digital Storytelling Tips From Star Wars owl.li/bwI96
  • What are bronies, and are they changing the definition of masculinity? owl.li/1kyBrB
  • PBS Idea Channel: Are Hologram Tupac and Hologram Freddie Mercury Nostalgia or New Aesthetic? owl.li/1kyvWM
  • How Da Vinci Got His Ideas owl.li/bvVaB
  • 9 of the coolest educational videos from TED-Ed owl.li/bvVkO
  • Creative Mornings: Milton Glaser owl.li/9i3JV
  • How Ego Gets in the Way of Good Designowl.li/bvVhk
  • Research Shows That the Smarter People Are, the More Susceptible They Are to Stupid Mistakes owl.li/bxtwl
  • Janusian Creative Thinking: Get creative ideas by imagining two opposites or contradictory ideas. owl.li/bvV6B
  • AT&T does the web series ad thing with BBDO and Heroes creator Tim Kring owl.li/bx1ss
  • Robert Krulwich On Becoming Yourselfowl.li/1kwvvj
  • Alain de Botton: Why Our Museums Of Art Have Failed Us And What They Might Learn From Religions owl.li/bvSPk
  • Creativity Top 5: June 12, 2012 owl.li/1kv7TH
  • Caffeine Cuts Men’s Ability to Collaborate Under Stress owl.li/9i3IB
  • Taming The Wild Mind. Can creativity be scheduled? owl.li/bvSrR
  • Novel Constructions: Fantastic case studies on font design owl.li/bvS0E
  • Tony Fadell: Building With Atoms, Electrons, Frustrations & Constraints owl.li/1kuCQi
  • Color and cultural design considerationsowl.li/buxeH
  • Introducing Tool Kit - Answers to Tech Questions And How To Make Tech Work Better owl.li/bu5vr
  • Malcolm Gladwell on Creativity, Writing and Embracing Chaos owl.li/9i3Ed
  • Jay McInerney: why Gatsby is so greatowl.li/bu4Fe
  • Despite companies’ male-focused marketing efforts, women are the dominant users of a wide variety of new technologies. owl.li/bu4Bt
  • The Chumbawamba Principle: A Robert Krulwich Commencement Addressowl.li/bu4RY
  • “This Is Coffee” A Vintage Film For Coffee Lovers owl.li/1ksQ5Z
  • The history of the paper clip: It was invented in 1899. It hasn’t been improved upon since.owl.li/btSSZ

Recommended books this week:

  • What the Great Ate: A Curious History of Food and Fame owl.li/bu7lP
  • The Big Short: Inside the Doomsday Machine owl.li/bu7jY
  • The Man Who Loved Books Too Much: The True Story of a Thief, a Detective, and a World of Literary Obsession owl.li/bu7j2
  • When I Stop Talking, You’ll Know I’m Dead: Useful Stories from a Persuasive Man owl.li/bu7hm
  • The Emperor of Scent: A True Story of Perfume and Obsession owl.li/bu7dY