The Week's Links: 8/19/12

All the items posted to Facebook and Twitter this week:

  • "Misquotations are often stickier than actual quotes," Lincoln once joked. Why Misquotations Catch On
  • U.S. Tax Code is Four Times Longer Than Shakespeare's Complete Works, Not as
  • Disneyland's IR-controlled Mickey Mouse ears turn the crowd into a synchronized light
  • Where Do Sentences Come From? Thinking Patiently.
  • 4 Rules For Creating Interactive Content For A Multi-Platform, Multi-Device
  • The Philosophical Roots of Science
  • How Marin Alsop plans to put São Paulo Orchestra on the map
  • Reinventing the Seattle Symphony: The goal: become "a contemporary orchestra."
  • The Met Gets Spooky: Paul Miller aka DJ Spooky That Subliminal Kid Is Artist In Residence At 'The Met Reframed'
  • Discover the beauty of extreme Venn diagrams
  • Shakespeare finds a summer backdrop in Berlin
  • Dr. Michio Kaku's Playlist: Five Science Videos You Must See
  • Incredible raindrops on spiders - Stunning photography from Wired UK
  • Chocolate that’s good for you? Scientists create fruit-juice infused treat with all the benefits minus unhealthy fats
  • MoMA Unadulterated: Kids say the darndest things about MoMA's permanent
  • Fantastic: An archive of book cover designs and designers.
  • The Architecture of Memory
  • The ins and outs of Instapaper. Great
  • Loving MoMA's Century of the Child exhibition website.
  • The Filter Bubble In The [Google]
  • This Is Your Brain on 'Call Me Maybe': The Scientific Power of Music
  • Pallets: The single most important object in the global economy.
  • Meet the Dictionary's New Words: F-Bomb, Sexting, Bucket List
  • Algorithm predicts your location in 24 hours with 20-metre accuracy
  • 10 Iconic Movie Scenes Recreated In Video Games Using Valve's Source
  • How to Draw Inspiration In the “Publish Or Perish” Field of Academia
  • amiina: Mixing it up, Iceland
  • Steven Meisel shoots cinemagraphs for
  • 10 Rules for Students and Teachers (and Life) by John Cage and Sister Corita
  • The Winners from National Geographic's Traveler Photo Contest 2012.
  • Judge rules Facebook users can share friends' profiles with the feds
  • From STEM to STEAM: John Maeda on adding art to science
  • So Great: Taking eye-trickery to a whole new level – the otherworldly New Zealand sculpture park Gibbs Farm
  • Original Creators: Stop-Motion Animators Of The Surreal, The Brothers Quay
  • Splitscreen: A Love Story - wonderful short film shot entirely on a phone. Just in case you missed it.
  • Gorgeous: Passionately Dancing the Tango Underwater
  • MIT created Cardiio: Heart-Monitor App Works By Scanning The Blood In Your Face. Amazing how well it works.
  • A Critic’s Case for Critics Who Are Actually Critical
  • The Disciplined Pursuit of Less - Greg McKeown
  • The Olympics' Greatest Feat: An Unpaid, Highly Engaged Workforce of Volunteers - Rob Goffee and Gareth Jones
  • Now for some fun: 25 of the Best Dance Numbers in TV History
  • The Getty and Rome form cultural partnership, will exchange art
  • Tina Seelig: On Unleashing Your Creative Potential
  • A Clever Branding System For An Orchestra That Visualizes Sound
  • Gaming the library: holding books hostage and seeing who comes to free
  • 11 More Wonderful Words With No English Equivalent
  • "Shakespeare in the Park" turns
  • The algorithm that runs the world - physics-math
  • Sight: A Short Film About Augmented Reality & Gamification
  • 9 Reasons Why Failure Is Not
  • Replacing The Classroom-As-Factory With Collaborative Learning
  • How to Write a Great Novel: Junot Diaz, Anne Rice, Margaret Atwood and Other Authors
  • A St Petersburg’s cultural
  • What does the Mars rover have to do with art?
  • Bessies’ New Categories Limit Definitions of Dance
  • Kevin Kelly: The Future in 6 Verbs
  • Creative Review - London 2012: the creative Olympics
  • Why did it take me so long to discover this: The Martini FAQ /via @daringfireball
  • The Advertising Artwork of Dr.
  • A Student's Guide to Web Design
  • Celebrating 80 Years of LEGO
  • LEGO's 80th Birthday: An Animated
  • Little Big Details: A daily dose of UI
  • Official Olympics numbers: online engagement was mostly mobile
  • The Story of the Guitar: The Complete Three-Part Documentary
  • Creativity Top 5: August 13, 2012
  • A Look Back at Discovery's Killer Shark Week Ads
  • Creativity Top 5: August 13, 2012
  • He Hit Send: On the Awkward but Necessary Role of Technology in Fiction
  • Great interview with Watchmen legend Dave Gibbons
  • 20 Obscure Words to Describe
  • Seth Godin: Are you wow blind?
  • Before Green Eggs: See The Advertising Work Of Dr. Seuss
  • Publisher Pulls Controversial Thomas Jefferson Book, Citing Loss Of
  • Even in Death a Choreographer Is Mixing Art and Technology. The Merce Cunningham
  • Embracing The Remix: An Act To Promote The Progress Of Useful Arts
  • Paintings from the masters as pie
  • Form Is Content: On Fonts And
  • The Bard and Stratford... Ontario.
  • Song Reader, Beck’s New Album to be Released as Sheet Music Only
  • ASCII Pronunciation Rules for
  • Why Web Literacy Should Be Part of Every Education
  • How to Get Motivated for
  • 10 of the Coolest Niche Bookstores From Around the World
  • A Timeline Of Future Events Based on Literary Predictions
  • The IT Challenge of the London
  • Can We Quit It With the "Right Brain, Left Brain" Stuff Already?

Recommended this week:

Gone Girl: A Novel
By Gillian Flynn
The Sparrow
By Mary Doria Russell, Mary Doria Russell
Anansi Boys
By Neil Gaiman

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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