The Week's Links (7/15/12)

All the links posted to Twitter and Facebook this week: 

  • Location, Location, Location: What I Learned This Week
  • Count Robert de La Rochefoucauld's obit, showcasing an extraordinary life. /via @davepell
  • Fresh Green Ads - Street ads that are only displayed when it rains
  • The Little-Known History of How the Modern Olympics Got Their Start | Smithsonian Magazine
  • Ernest Hemingway Interviewed by George Plimpton - Paris Review
  • The 100 Greatest Internet Memes of All
  • Julie Taymor tells former Disney CEO Michael Eisner why she agreed to take on The Lion King.
  • Russian Weaponmaker Hires Choreographer For Tank Ballet
  • Debbie Millman: Top 10 Things I Wish I Knew When I Graduated College
  • 'The Next List': A look at 25 fascinating
  • Richard Branson Wants You To Be
  • What Doesn't Kill You Makes You Weaker | Psychology Today
  • Profile: Bill Gross, Idealab founder, says he has learned valuable lessons from the successes — and the flops.
  • Love this.. Tate's Gallery of Lost
  • The Khan Academy Explains Corporations and Limited Liability
  • A Brief History of Money, Or, how we learned to stop worrying and embrace the /via @davepell
  • The 11 Ways That Consumers Are Hopeless at Math
  • Most Influential Advertising Blogs and Bloggers
  • A year inside The Australian Ballet: Boys' Day, Episode 4
  • 5 Psychological Studies on Pricing That You Absolutely MUST Read
  • Internet 2011 in numbers
  • Daily chart: Accounting for time, How Americans spend their days, The
  • TED Books launches iOS store, with subscriptions
  • Morning Dose of Kubrick
  • Creativity Top 5: July 10, 2012
  • Bribery, Porn, and Spam Are the Path to Riches in the App World | Wired
  • MIT's New Battery-Free Chip Captures Energy From Light, Heat And Vibrations at the Same Time
  • If You Don't Prioritize Your Life, Someone Else Will - Greg McKeown
  • Project Re:Brief, the documentary
  • Meet the 2012 Creativity 50 - Creativity
  • How All 50 States Got Their
  • Michael Bierut: Creating the logo for the Frank Gehry designed New World
  • The Quest For Perfection
  • How a Pronoun Shaped a Novel: Kurt Andersen
  • It's all in the timing: What I learned this
  • Creativity Top 5: The Cannes Edition

Recommended This Week:

  • The Great Typo Hunt: Two Friends Changing the World, One Correction at a Time By Jeff Deck, Benjamin D. Herson
  • Little Bets: How Breakthrough Ideas Emerge from Small Discoveries By Peter Sims
  • Nudge: Improving Decisions About Health, Wealth, and Happiness By Richard H. Thaler, Cass R. Sunstein
  • Thinking, Fast and Slow By Daniel Kahneman
  • This Will Make You Smarter: New Scientific Concepts to Improve Your Thinking by John Brockman

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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