The Week's Links (6/24/12)

All the links posted to Twitter and Facebook this week: 

  • To celebrate 100 yrs since Alan Turing’s birth, Wired UK has curated a series of features about his contributions owl.li/bMw0N
  • If You Don’t Like Your Future, Rewrite Your Past owl.li/bH3iD
  • The University of Twitter: a short course in Political Philosophy in 7 parts by Alain de Botton owl.li/9i3TS
  • The Top of My Todo List owl.li/bGWjD
  • 5 Opportunities For Ed Tech To Amplify Children’s Curiosity, Not Destroy Itowl.li/bGVX0
  • Can music slow down the aging process?owl.li/bGUT8
  • The Atlantic’s The Ideas Report is out. 23.5 Biggest ideas of the year. owl.li/bKa61
  • Shakespeare’s ‘To Be or Not to Be,’ on the ukelele. Yes, ukelele. Brilliant. owl.li/bGUL2
  • SoundCloud: On Startup Culture, Entrepreneurial Employees & Hackdaysowl.li/bGMPu
  • Merlin Mann: Broken Meetings (And How You’ll Fix Them) owl.li/1kKyiL
  • ‘Now cross the Andes.’ In praise of the impossible stage direction owl.li/bGMIQ
  • Famous Novelists on Symbolism in Their Work and Whether It Was Intentional owl.li/bGLOc
  • Douglas Adams Brilliant Insight owl.li/9i3Rj
  • Love the TED-Ed website owl.li/bGLfK
  • The crayola-fication of the world: How we gave colors names, and it messed with our brains owl.li/bGKo4
  • The highly productive habits of Alan Turingowl.li/bHuoE
  • Thomas Pynchon’s E-Book Novels Trailerowl.li/1kIGXX
  • Paola Antonelli is expanding her role at MoMA to also include New Director of R. & D.owl.li/bDoSK
  • Creativity Top 5: June 19, 2012 owl.li/1kHrSI
  • National Endowment for the Arts Announces 2012 NEA National Heritage Fellowship Recipients owl.li/bGLSA
  • The Most Beautiful Outdoor Theaters in the World owl.li/bDoO0
  • Why Man Creates by Saul Bass, 1968owl.li/9i3Q5
  • How To Reframe the RFP & Charge For Your Creative Expertise owl.li/bDotJ
  • 10 Great TV Spots Directed by David Fincherowl.li/bDopV
  • 10 Great TV Spots Directed by Wes Andersonowl.li/bDooD
  • Pop Culture Through The Lens Of Nostalgia: The Evolution Of 8-Bit Art owl.li/1kGOQj
  • Display = Modern Graphic Design Collection and Rare Graphic Design Books owl.li/bDojo /via @Coudal
  • Study: Decisions Made in a Foreign Language Are More Rational owl.li/bCNKj
  • Disney’s Imagineers On Sound Designowl.li/9i3Oz
  • BBC Worldwide Labs: A Mentoring Scheme for UK Startups owl.li/bCN2A
  • Bugs, rain and magic — Shakespeare in the Park owl.li/bDZO2
  • 5 Traps You Have To Avoid When Pitching Bold Ideas owl.li/bxuBn
  • Cannes Predictions: The 13 Ads Bound For Glory At Adland’s Biggest Show owl.li/bDoPR
  • Moment Factory: The Making Of A Super Bowl Halftime Show owl.li/1kEVHd
  • 39 New Scientific Concepts That Everyone Should Understand owl.li/bxuh4


Recommended this week:

  • A Whole New Mind: Why Right-Brainers Will Rule the Future owl.li/bGe7e
  • Flow: The Psychology of Optimal Experience owl.li/bGe4w
  • The Elements of Typographic Style owl.li/bGe1v
  • The Elements of Style: 50th Anniversary Edition owl.li/bGdVS
  • The Element: How Finding Your Passion Changes Everything owl.li/bGdPZ