The Week's Links: January 18, 2013

All the links posted on social networks this week:

  • Comprehensive storytelling analysis: The Avengers script in detail 
  • Mapping The Entertainment Ecosystems: A Brief Revisit 
  • Psychologists Uncover Hidden Signals of Trust—Using a Robot 
  • PressPausePlay: The Complete Documentary About Digital Culture 
  • Does Helping Others Hurt Your Creativity? The Cost of Interruption 
  • The 12 cognitive biases that prevent you from being rational 
  • The Placebo Phenomenon: An ingenious researcher finds the real ingredients of “fake” medicine. 2013 
  • What's Inside a 2,000-Year-Old, Shipwreck-Preserved Roman Pill? 
  • When Machines See 
  • How Hot is That Pepper? Unpacking the Scoville Scale 
  • The Gadgets of the Future from the Electrical Shows of Yesterday 
  • Love this: Birds of a Feather: Chris Maynard's New Art Form 
  • Telecommuters Are More Productive On Creative Tasks, Less On Dull Ones 
  • Why Do Flowers Smell Good? 
  • Get Ready for the Best Meteor Showers of 2013 
  • Simon Sinek On Intelligence & Creativity 
  • The Science of Why Comment Trolls Suck 
  • Innovation pessimism: Has the ideas machine broken down? 
  • The Joy of Books : Organizing the Bookcase 
  • Cautionary tale: List of inventors killed by their own inventions  /via @curiousoctopus
  • Facebook's Bold, Compelling and Scary Engine of Discovery: The Inside Story of Graph Search 
  • A $1 Billion Project To Remake The Disney World Experience, Using RFID 
  • So great: 125 Years of National Geographic Photos 
  • Attention Must Be Paid 
  • More Evidence Music Training Boosts Brainpower 
  • Designing a responsive, Retina-friendly site 
  • When do You stop being You? 
  • 8 Words of the Year from Other Countries 
  • Bill Gates to speak on education in first made-for-TV TED Talk, airing on PBS in April 
  • The Criminal Lives of 5 Classical Musicians 
  • PepsiCo's CEO Indra Nooyi shares 5 points to deal with Uncertainty 
  • How to design a better world 
  • Is Poor Time Management Limiting Your Potential? 
  • Creativity Top 5: January 15, 2013 
  • Picasso, Kepler, and the Benefits of Being an Expert Generalist 
  • Top 10 Cities for Book Lovers 
  • Will the kids love it? In the UK McDonald's swaps Happy Meal toys for books 
  • Fantastic: Pentagram Updates New York City Parking Signs 
  • Check out the new site for Information Is Beautiful 
  • The Elements Of Typographic Style: Version 4.0: 20th Anniversary Edition 
  • Unleash Your Unconscious: How Switching Tasks Maximizes Creative Thinking 
  • Campfire's Mike Monello Celebrates TV Theme Songs with a repository of classic show intros. 
  • The Elements Song by Theodore Gray (and a Daniel Radcliffe Cover) 
  • Van Gogh as Photograph 
  • A Behind-The-Scenes Look At How Twitter Search Works 
  • Walnut Creek Ballet Company Crowdsources Choreography 
  • Overcoming Procrastination, Money Problems, Self-Doubt & Other Creative Distractions 
  • How should Shakespeare really sound? 
  • The end of history and the last website 
  • New Yorkers are spending more time in libraries than ever: The Future of Libraries 
  • #overlyhonestmethods is the PostSecret of the science world, and it is amazing 
  • Brilliant: White House response to the Death Star petition 
  • Yves Béhar: Good design accelerates the adoption of new ideas 
  • The Best Aerial Image of New York City You'll Ever See 
  • Is Umami the key to happiness? 
  • Wow: Live Action Toy Story, A Shot-for-Shot Remake Using Actors & Toys 
  • Is This the First Videogame About Battling Old Age? 
  • European Union urged to adopt Shakespeare on the 400th anniversary of his death 
  • Website lists all the free ebooks available on Amazon 
  • NYC Ballet pirouettes into the hearts of New Yorkers with an art project that can be seen all around the city. 
  • Fantastic: Master Curator Paul Holdengräber Interviews Hitchens, Herzog, Gourevitch & Other Leading Thinkers 
  • So great: 2012 National Geographic Photography Contest Winners 
  • IDEO's David Kelley: How to design breakthrough inventions 
  • Buzzwurgatory: Words and phrases we should use more carefully in 2013 
  • Scanner's Guide to the Joy of Sound 
  • Imagine Radiolab episodes as books, some students did and the results are so great: 
  • AOL and Hotmail Users Spend More than Gmail Users, and Other Research Finds 
  • 21 Emotions For Which There Are No English Words 
  • Key Takeaways From PSFK's Future Of Work Report 
  • 25 words you might not know are trademarked 
  • How does my brain work? 
  • Inside The Library of Congress's Mission To Organize 170 Billion Tweets 
  • Cool: The Big Internet Museum 
  • Creative Aging: The Emergence of Artistic Talents 
  • Great study: Why Does Music Move Us So? 
  • Twitter's Biz Stone And Ev Williams And Charlie Rose: The Long And Short Of Creative Conversations 
  • How to figure out what you want. 
  • Fictional Character Birthday Calendars 
  • How to think like Sherlock Holmes: See and observe to fight attention blindness; be happier. 
  • Visionary Images: The Lost Fractals of Benoît Mandelbrot 
  • Great Interview: David Attenborough - A life measured in heartbeats 
  • Babies Pick Up On Language Before They're Even Born 
  • Important Science Of The Season: Hot Chocolate Tastes Better In An Orange Cup 
  • Why are we so content with umbrellas? They desperately need redesigning 
  • The Dieline's Top 100 Posts of 2012. The best in packaging. 

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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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