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

Recommended books this week:

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

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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