The Week's Links (7/22/12)

All the links posted to Twitter and Facebook this week: 

  • What's the last great thing you saw?owl.li/cp2IY
  • Joss Whedon's Top 10 Writing Tipsowl.li/cp2AF
  • 90º Typography Pop-Up Book. Amazingowl.li/cp2xc
  • Respect the font: NBC Universal sued for $3.5 million for font license infringementowl.li/cp2sT
  • The yuck factor: The surprising power of disgust owl.li/cp2nN
  • Northern Ballet is attracting new audiences with its 'try before you buy' initiative owl.li/cp2iy
  • When Popular Culture Caught Up to the Way We Live Now owl.li/cp2eq
  • Harvard Presents Free Courses with the Open Learning Initiative owl.li/cp1WO
  • Designers Did for Fun What News Sites Can't Do to Save Their Business owl.li/cp1UI
  • MIT's New Battery-Free Chip Captures Energy From Light, Heat And Vibrations at the Same Time owl.li/cmwsx
  • The 20 Most Beautiful Museums in the Worldowl.li/cmwn2
  • Rebranding Canada: Know Canada. Exciting work. owl.li/cmrBw
  • Letter from the Pulitzer Fiction Jury: What Really Happened This Year owl.li/cmqw5
  • This is genius. Adobe Creative Suite Toolbar Shortcut Wallpapers owl.li/cmpFo
  • An abridged history of Western music sung in 16 styles.More music goodness. owl.li/cmoAK
  • history of rock’n’roll in 100 riffs, in a single take. So good. owl.li/cmosk
  • The Strange Neuroscience of Immortalityowl.li/cmn4R /via @davepell
  • Extraordinary Microscope Photographs. Colorful and spooky. owl.li/cmlvC
  • Cracking "The Thomas Beale Cipher" (Based on a true legend) owl.li/cfF3l
  • Great tumblr. Branding the Presidents of the United States owl.li/cmlfG
  • The language of infographics, explained in LEGO. So fantastic. owl.li/cmkVc
  • 16 lesser-known marketing blogs you should read owl.li/cmkzE
  • Magic gets an upgrade: the tricks of underground illusionists owl.li/cmkq3
  • Typefight- 2 designers create the same letter and pin them against each other in the typographic ring. Love this. owl.li/cmkiV
  • Here's an idea, PBS Idea Channel is TED Talks from the fringe owl.li/1lvP3e
  • What Happened to Downtime? The Extinction of Deep Thinking & Sacred Space owl.li/cmjG6
  • Penguin Buys Self-Publishing Platform Author Solutions for $116 Million owl.li/cnhCK
  • The 10 Most Creative People in Higher Education Today owl.li/cmjtj
  • Creative Review explores London 2012: the look of the Games owl.li/cmiEp
  • 10 Current Movie Poster Trends owl.li/cmirY
  • Where inspiration comes from owl.li/cmhmyLove this too. /via @kottke
  • The Shape of Design by Frank Chimero now completely online for your reading pleasure.owl.li/cmh4e /via @craigmod
  • Video Essay: 135 Shots That Will Restore Your Faith in Cinema owl.li/cmdw6
  • This Exquisite Forest: the next Milk/Koblin Google Experiment owl.li/cmw3u
  • 2012 Emmy Nominations for Main Title Designowl.li/cmt07
  • MediaShift . Young People Who Tweet Are Young People Who Vote owl.li/cmdtk
  • Kurt Vonnegut on the Shapes of Storiesowl.li/cfF0T
  • Brandalism: 26 Street artists hijack billboards for 'subvertising campaign' owl.li/clT01
  • Ad of the Day: Nike Officially Turns Your Workout into a Video Game owl.li/clNz9
  • Completely free online classes? Coursera.org now offering courses from 16 top collegesowl.li/cld5k
  • Children and Computers: State of Playowl.li/1lu6Ks
  • National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest 2012. Spectacular. owl.li/clcNV
  • The next issue of Think Quarterly by Google is out. This one is the Play issue. owl.li/clcIA
  • A Beginner's Guide to Irrational Behavior, Dan Ariely's class at Coursera owl.li/clcFa
  • Salvador Dali’s Creative Thinking Techniqueowl.li/clcBt
  • Unlocking the brain's response to art.owl.li/cjLR9
  • Why have a group of dancers invaded Cern … and what do the scientists make of it?owl.li/cjLsA
  • The Elements Of The Mobile User Experienceowl.li/cj1qq
  • Netflix's lost year: The inside story of the price-hike train wreck owl.li/cj1fX
  • Copyright and Choreography: The Good, The Bad, and The Fair owl.li/ciZ0x
  • Graphing Every* Idea In History owl.li/ciXdE
  • PSFK presents Future of Retail Report 2012owl.li/ciQjC
  • How TV Binge Viewing is changing the game for media companies, advertisers and show creators. owl.li/ciMvp
  • Shakespeare's Elizabethan Rose theatre set to bloom again owl.li/ciM9r
  • Russell Quinn — The World's Most Wired Storyteller owl.li/ciM1J
  • World's Biggest Talkers Spread the TEDowl.li/cfEZF
  • The Most Important Tech Company You've Never Heard Of owl.li/ciKUa
  • The Art Of Logo Design: PBS Off Bookowl.li/1lsvPl
  • Mind bending: Why our memories are not always our own owl.li/ciHAI /via @davepell
  • Why We Haven’t Met Any Aliens owl.li/ciD0E
  • Seeing Beyond The Human Eye: PBS Off Book owl.li/1lslOv
  • The State Of Mobile App Privacy Policiesowl.li/ciBXj
  • Lessons learned from MITx’s prototype courseowl.li/ciBKY
  • A look inside Leap Motion, the 3D gesture control that's like Kinect on steroids owl.li/ciBEf
  • 3 Storytelling Tips From "Breaking Bad" Creator Vince Gilligan owl.li/ciAcsDon't Overthink It: 5 Tips for Daily Decision-Making owl.li/cizVY
  • Teaching Innovation Is About More Than iPads in the Classroom owl.li/ciyfV
  • The Science of Compassion owl.li/cir7m
  • Malcolm Gladwell on the Art and Science of Underdogs owl.li/ciqnx
  • Gaming Grows Up owl.li/cfEYR
  • Storytelling with data owl.li/cip2r
  • Radiolab app launches on iOS and Android, lets listeners contribute content for future podcasts owl.li/cik3Q
  • The Audacity To Dream owl.li/1lqI1a
  • Creativity Top 5: July 16, 2012 owl.li/1lpIcd
  • Paris commuter train has carriages transformed to resemble rooms from the Palace of Versailles owl.li/cfF8M
  • Nearly 100 Fantastic Pieces of Journalismowl.li/cfEXU
  • The Future Of Digital Publishing: A Book You Need To Read On The Street owl.li/cfCtV
  • A Day Without Distraction: Lessons Learned from 12 Hrs of Forced Focus owl.li/cfBKF
  • Vivaldi's lost masterpiece is found in library archives owl.li/cge6C
  • The Shakespeared Brain owl.li/1loLcs
  • The World's Best Outdoor Ads, 2011-12 | Adweek owl.li/cfBiS

Recommended This Week:

  • Hamlet in Purgatory By Stephen Greenblatt owl.li/cfBfh
  • ART/WORK: Everything You Need to Know (and Do) As You Pursue Your Art Career By Heather Darcy Bhandari, Jonathan Melber owl.li/cfBdo
  • The Art of Pixar: 25th Anniv.: The Complete Color Scripts and Select Art from 25 Years of Animation By Amid Amidi owl.li/cfBaR
  • The Power of Art By Simon Schama owl.li/cfB8U
  • The Story of Art: Pocket Edition By E.H. Gombrich owl.li/cfB5A

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 SmarterCreativity.com.

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