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 owl.li/d1YKJ
  • U.S. Tax Code is Four Times Longer Than Shakespeare's Complete Works, Not as Goodowl.li/d1VOt
  • Disneyland's IR-controlled Mickey Mouse ears turn the crowd into a synchronized light showowl.li/d1HAh
  • Where Do Sentences Come From? Thinking Patiently. owl.li/d1mW8
  • 4 Rules For Creating Interactive Content For A Multi-Platform, Multi-Device Worldowl.li/d1mdv
  • The Philosophical Roots of Science Fictionowl.li/d1lNd
  • How Marin Alsop plans to put São Paulo Orchestra on the map owl.li/d1ltN
  • Reinventing the Seattle Symphony: The goal: become "a contemporary orchestra."owl.li/d1lew
  • The Met Gets Spooky: Paul Miller aka DJ Spooky That Subliminal Kid Is Artist In Residence At 'The Met Reframed' owl.li/d1dVp
  • Discover the beauty of extreme Venn diagrams owl.li/d12oU
  • Shakespeare finds a summer backdrop in Berlin owl.li/d0Zoq
  • Dr. Michio Kaku's Playlist: Five Science Videos You Must See owl.li/d0aUV
  • Incredible raindrops on spiders - Stunning photography from Wired UK owl.li/d08ub
  • Chocolate that’s good for you? Scientists create fruit-juice infused treat with all the benefits minus unhealthy fats owl.li/cYVuS
  • MoMA Unadulterated: Kids say the darndest things about MoMA's permanent collectionowl.li/cYVqq
  • Fantastic: An archive of book cover designs and designers. owl.li/cYy87
  • The Architecture of Memory owl.li/cYx0j
  • The ins and outs of Instapaper. Great tips.owl.li/cYkwA
  • Loving MoMA's Century of the Child exhibition website. owl.li/cYktv
  • The Filter Bubble In The [Google]Plexowl.li/cUCla
  • This Is Your Brain on 'Call Me Maybe': The Scientific Power of Music owl.li/cYfzQ
  • Pallets: The single most important object in the global economy. owl.li/cYeU4
  • Meet the Dictionary's New Words: F-Bomb, Sexting, Bucket List owl.li/cYeRG
  • Algorithm predicts your location in 24 hours with 20-metre accuracy owl.li/cYeyj
  • 10 Iconic Movie Scenes Recreated In Video Games Using Valve's Source Filmmakerowl.li/cYd8y
  • How to Draw Inspiration In the “Publish Or Perish” Field of Academia owl.li/cYd5V
  • amiina: Mixing it up, Iceland styleowl.li/1m114b
  • Steven Meisel shoots cinemagraphs for Dieselowl.li/cYaoP
  • 10 Rules for Students and Teachers (and Life) by John Cage and Sister Corita Kentowl.li/cY9Rq
  • The Winners from National Geographic's Traveler Photo Contest 2012. Amazing.owl.li/d1N7X
  • Judge rules Facebook users can share friends' profiles with the feds owl.li/d1KIT
  • From STEM to STEAM: John Maeda on adding art to science owl.li/cY9fO
  • So Great: Taking eye-trickery to a whole new level – the otherworldly New Zealand sculpture park Gibbs Farm owl.li/cXZax
  • Original Creators: Stop-Motion Animators Of The Surreal, The Brothers Quay owl.li/cXYTO
  • Splitscreen: A Love Story - wonderful short film shot entirely on a phone. Just in case you missed it. owl.li/cUCkt
  • Gorgeous: Passionately Dancing the Tango Underwater owl.li/cXOdD
  • MIT created Cardiio: Heart-Monitor App Works By Scanning The Blood In Your Face. Amazing how well it works. owl.li/cXNR7
  • A Critic’s Case for Critics Who Are Actually Critical owl.li/1m00pq
  • The Disciplined Pursuit of Less - Greg McKeown owl.li/cXB9E
  • The Olympics' Greatest Feat: An Unpaid, Highly Engaged Workforce of Volunteers - Rob Goffee and Gareth Jones owl.li/d0WkR
  • Now for some fun: 25 of the Best Dance Numbers in TV History owl.li/cXAwS
  • The Getty and Rome form cultural partnership, will exchange art owl.li/cXzVT
  • Tina Seelig: On Unleashing Your Creative Potential owl.li/cWQPH
  • A Clever Branding System For An Orchestra That Visualizes Sound owl.li/cWQHC
  • Gaming the library: holding books hostage and seeing who comes to free themowl.li/cUCjf
  • 11 More Wonderful Words With No English Equivalent owl.li/cWO3Y
  • "Shakespeare in the Park" turns 50owl.li/cWN3h
  • The algorithm that runs the world - physics-math owl.li/cYUhQ
  • Sight: A Short Film About Augmented Reality & Gamification owl.li/1lYZMY
  • 9 Reasons Why Failure Is Not Fatalowl.li/cWMEN
  • Replacing The Classroom-As-Factory With Collaborative Learning owl.li/cVrwV
  • How to Write a Great Novel: Junot Diaz, Anne Rice, Margaret Atwood and Other Authors Tellowl.li/cVqRy
  • A St Petersburg’s cultural revolutionowl.li/cVqAJ
  • What does the Mars rover have to do with art?owl.li/cVqxJ
  • Bessies’ New Categories Limit Definitions of Dance owl.li/cVqti
  • Kevin Kelly: The Future in 6 Verbs owl.li/cUCib
  • Creative Review - London 2012: the creative Olympics owl.li/cY0iz
  • Why did it take me so long to discover this: The Martini FAQ owl.li/cUUiR /via @daringfireball
  • The Advertising Artwork of Dr. Seussowl.li/cUUdS
  • A Student's Guide to Web Design owl.li/cUUbe
  • Celebrating 80 Years of LEGO owl.li/cXHcI
  • LEGO's 80th Birthday: An Animated Historyowl.li/1lY2vx
  • Little Big Details: A daily dose of UI inspiration.owl.li/cUU4P
  • Official Olympics numbers: online engagement was mostly mobile owl.li/cXBWS
  • The Story of the Guitar: The Complete Three-Part Documentary owl.li/cUU2R
  • Creativity Top 5: August 13, 2012 owl.li/1lXyZP
  • A Look Back at Discovery's Killer Shark Week Ads owl.li/cWMvz
  • Creativity Top 5: August 13, 2012 owl.li/cWLK0
  • He Hit Send: On the Awkward but Necessary Role of Technology in Fiction owl.li/cUTZS
  • Great interview with Watchmen legend Dave Gibbons owl.li/cUTXU
  • 20 Obscure Words to Describe Collectorsowl.li/cUTQb
  • Seth Godin: Are you wow blind? owl.li/cUChk
  • Before Green Eggs: See The Advertising Work Of Dr. Seuss owl.li/cUTO4
  • Publisher Pulls Controversial Thomas Jefferson Book, Citing Loss Of Confidenceowl.li/cUSTD
  • Even in Death a Choreographer Is Mixing Art and Technology. The Merce Cunningham Appowl.li/cUSPW
  • Embracing The Remix: An Act To Promote The Progress Of Useful Arts owl.li/cVU3e
  • Paintings from the masters as pie chartsowl.li/cUSva
  • Form Is Content: On Fonts And Credibilityowl.li/cURja
  • The Bard and Stratford... Ontario. owl.li/cURhY
  • Song Reader, Beck’s New Album to be Released as Sheet Music Only owl.li/cURam
  • ASCII Pronunciation Rules for Programmersowl.li/cUR5Z
  • Why Web Literacy Should Be Part of Every Education owl.li/cUR4Z
  • How to Get Motivated for Self-Promotionowl.li/cUR4p
  • 10 of the Coolest Niche Bookstores From Around the World owl.li/cUR3c
  • A Timeline Of Future Events Based on Literary Predictions owl.li/cUQSO
  • The IT Challenge of the London Olympicsowl.li/cUSwa
  • Can We Quit It With the "Right Brain, Left Brain" Stuff Already? owl.li/cUIsm

Recommended this week:

Gone Girl: A Novel
$25.00
By Gillian Flynn
The Sparrow
$15.00
By Mary Doria Russell, Mary Doria Russell
Anansi Boys
$7.99
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 SmarterCreativity.com.

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