The Week's Links: 7/29/12

All the links posted to Twitter and Facebook this week: 

  • A history of superstition by Lapham’s Quarterlyowl.li/ct8cj
  • 8 Television Pioneers owl.li/ct7gT
  • This is your planet. It's beautiful. owl.li/ct65F
  • The encouraging letter the legendary editor Ursula Nordstrom sent to Maurice Sendak.owl.li/ct4Ct
  • The Personality Layer of UX Designowl.li/ct4pr
  • Venice Backstage. How does Venice work?owl.li/cpzaM
  • From 1912 to 1948, Art Competitions Were Part of the Olympics owl.li/ct3Uc
  • Money as You Grow – A great site to teach your kids about money. owl.li/ct3NR
  • Good design is invisible: an interview with iA's Oliver Reichenstein owl.li/ct3Dq
  • 25 Must-See Music Documentaries owl.li/ct3xv
  • Do You Know How Much Data is Created Every Minute? owl.li/1lFXkq
  • While everyone talks about London, check out the development of the beautiful Rio 2016™ font owl.li/ct3rW
  • First team enters the race to sequence DNA of 100 centenarians owl.li/csXdE
  • Gamer's Paradise: Mass Entertainment Doesn’t Need To Be Mindless owl.li/csPUL
  • Convert Word Documents to Clean HTML. Not perfect but a great free tool. owl.li/csLHV
  • Our brains are hardwired to fear creativityowl.li/csLq2
  • 35 Inspiring Quotes from Einstein owl.li/crStt
  • 30 Amazing Stanley Kubrick Cinemagraphsowl.li/crSmS
  • How to enjoy opera, including The Guardian's Top 50 operas. owl.li/crSiR
  • When Famous Artists Moonlight as Magazine Cover Designers owl.li/crSdP
  • Ten Things Everyone Should Know About Time owl.li/crS5Y
  • Breakfast Interrupted, A Perfect Breakfast Meets Slow Motion Mayhem owl.li/cpz6u
  • The Art of Asking Questions owl.li/crRZY
  • The Difference Between Design and Artowl.li/crRXp
  • How to Explain Why Typography Mattersowl.li/crRDo
  • Developing an Appetite for Hard Ideasowl.li/crRoq
  • James Victore: In The Particular Lies The Universal owl.li/1lEpG5
  • Silja Ómarsdóttir: On Writing Iceland’s New Constitution owl.li/crQzf
  • Henry Jenkins: The Many Worlds of San Diego Comic-Con owl.li/crQ4a
  • Letter to a Young Poet. The letter that started it all with Rilke. owl.li/crOKk
  • How Goals and Good Intentions Can Hold Us Back owl.li/crOGi
  • Art and the Limits of Neuroscienceowl.li/crOD4
  • In a culture that celebrates delivering fast and often, is being prolific a good thing?owl.li/crOBz
  • Hands-On Experience: The Rehabilitation Of The Script owl.li/crNIL
  • Public Books — A curated monthly review devoted to spirited debate about books and the arts owl.li/crNFN
  • History Mesh: Explore a woven world of technological whimsy. Fantastic. owl.li/crNBe
  • Once Upon A Time: The Lure of the Fairy Taleowl.li/crNdz
  • Above Everything Else, An Absurdly Photorealistic CGI Animation owl.li/cpz4L
  • The data detective: Uri Simonsohn explains how he uncovered wrongdoing in psychology research. owl.li/crN6n
  • Michael Bierut On The New Philbrook Museum of Art Brand owl.li/1lCR4n
  • Wiring the Brain: The genetics of stupidityowl.li/crN0r
  • Crovitz: Who Really Invented the Internet?owl.li/crMLe
  • The Reading Lists of Your Favorite Fictional Characters owl.li/crLFU
  • Creativity Top 5: July 24, 2012 owl.li/1lBOQO
  • How can you help non-programmers understand the development process?owl.li/crLCe
  • Jared Spool - Anatomy of a Design Decisionowl.li/cpz3y
  • Pixels Nervosos Transforms A São Paulo Eyesore With Playful Projection Mappingowl.li/ct45E
  • Adweek's Media Plan of the Year 2012owl.li/crKXg
  • The Best Thing Since Sliced Bread: A Brief History of Sliced Bread owl.li/crKJE /via @davepell
  • The Art of the Profile with David Remnick of ‘The New Yorker’ owl.li/crKw1
  • When His Project Was Canceled, an Unemployed Programmer Kept Sneaking Into Apple to Finish the Job owl.li/cpWab
  • Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra Netflix-Style Membership. All you can hear for $5 a month. Let's see if it works. owl.li/cpVZX
  • Transmedia Hollywood 3: Rethinking Creative Relations [Panel Videos] owl.li/1lBky2
  • Rethinking theater, and ways to make it, in the digital age owl.li/cpVR3
  • How To Make It: 15 Rules For Success From Creative Industry Insiders owl.li/cpVKz
  • Futures of Entertainment 6 at MIT Nov. 9-10 - Now open for registration. owl.li/cpVEE
  • The Underground New York Public Library is a visual library featuring the Reading-Riders of the NYC subways. Lovely. owl.li/cpVyk
  • Oscar Wilde writes to an editor of a pub that criticized him and called him the wrong name. Witty. owl.li/cpVsb
  • Yes, There IS a Creativity Crisis! owl.li/cpV7l
  • 54 Smart thinkers everyone should follow on twitter. owl.li/cpV5J
  • John C Jay’s Top 10 Rules For Creatingowl.li/cpz1E
  • This is interesting. NextStories: a one click discovery tool. owl.li/cpV1i
  • 15 Famous Authors on Why They Writeowl.li/cpUY2
  • Click Here If You Are You Missing Outowl.li/1lzOeS
  • Great Brands Are About Fusing Product And Service. How Do You Do It? owl.li/cpUVO
  • Cheryl Strayed: On "Binge Writing," Doling Out Advice & Finding Clarity owl.li/cpUU3
  • Tips For A Finely Crafted Websiteowl.li/cpUQM
  • .Mail by Tobias van Schneider. A proposal for re-designing the classic email client.owl.li/cpUOx
  • Fantastic Case Study of a Chrome project: Ramayana owl.li/cpUIz
  • The novel is a wonder: Fitzgerald writes his editor with the first draft of Gatsby.owl.li/cpUD5
  • AmoeBAND, A Smart Bandage Concept. Brilliant. owl.li/cpUzr
  • This Podcast Is Kicking Ass: How 99% Invisible Will Change Public Radioowl.li/cpTw1
  • A Collection of Brilliant and Inspiring Letters From Famous Authors to Their Young Fansowl.li/cpQIy
  • Original Creators: Walt Disney owl.li/cpQEr
  • Top 10 Most Read Books in the Worldowl.li/cpEYu
  • Researchers Have Found The Part Of The Brain Where Selfishness Lives http://owl.li/cpEEO
  • Is Philosophy Literature? http://owl.li/cpdOi
  • Now you see them: the eternal allure of lost artowl.li/cpdBB
  • Neurosecurity Lets You Store a Password In Your Brain Without Remembering Itowl.li/cp39f

Recommended this week:

  • Managing Humans: Biting and Humorous Tales of a Software Engineering Manager By Michael Lopp owl.li/cpvmC
  • Life's A Pitch By Roger Mavity, Stephen Bayley owl.li/cpvk8
  • Screw Business As Usual By Richard Branson owl.li/cpvgP
  • The War of Art: Break Through the Blocks and Win Your Inner Creative Battles By Steven Pressfield owl.li/cpvf9
  • Turning Pro By Steven Pressfield owl.li/cpv9L

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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