The Week's Links: December 20, 2013

All the links posted on social networks this week: 

  • Why the 9-to-5 Day Is So Tough on Creative Workers http://owl.li/rPvZT
  • Online publications see a future in printhttp://owl.li/rPw36
  • Famous Writers’ Sleep Habits vs. Literary Productivity, Visualized http://owl.li/rPw6e
  • The Most Crucial Games of 2013: The New Yorker http://owl.li/rPw7N
  • Dickens, Darwin, Dr. Johnson: Millions of Images From the British Library Now Available Online http://owl.li/rPwjM
  • What You Look Like to a Social Network: The New Yorker http://owl.li/rPwoN
  • The Most Important Economic Stories of 2013—in 44 Graphs http://owl.li/rPzgH
  • 12 Tools For More Mindful Livinghttp://owl.li/rPzit
  • Why Good Programming Projects Go Badhttp://owl.li/rPEtg
  • Where Are They Now? Fast Company checks in with last year's Most Innovative Companies to see how their big ideas fared in 2012...
  • ◉ Maira Kalman On The Power Of Lists, Maps And Organizing http://owl.li/rkfcf
  • The surprising reason we have a 40-hour work week (and why we should re-think it)http://owl.li/rQTOq
  • Music holds key to providing a quality education system owl.li/rPud3
  • ◉ Recommended: Little Bets: How Breakthrough Ideas Emerge from Small Discoveries -smartercreativity.com/recommendation…
  • ◉ Jad Abumrad: How Did Radiolab Happen? Gut Churn owl.li/rkfbD
  • 19 Awesomely Designed Books From 2013 That Prove Print Isn’t Dead owl.li/rPrjS
  • Top physicists gather at Stanford to discuss the value of fundamental research owl.li/rPqa7
  • 5 Unsung Heroes Who Shaped Modern Lifeowl.li/rMMG3
  • 10 Things We've Learned About Tasteowl.li/rM4vT
  • Is the Future of the Internet in Iceland?owl.li/rM4sv
  • What is the Trick to Making the Most Waterproof Stuff on Earth? owl.li/rM4nz
  • Have Scientists Found a Way to Pop the Filter Bubble? owl.li/rM4iP
  • Can Bees Be Trained to Sniff Out Cancer?owl.li/rM4hy
  • ◉ Alain de Botton's Healing Arts -smartercreativity.com/blog/2013/11/2…
  • ◉ Recommended: The Design of Everyday Things -smartercreativity.com/recommendation…
  • How Are Stores Tracking the Way That We Shop? owl.li/rM4fg
  • ◉ The Making Of A Groundbreaking Animation: Paperman owl.li/rkf8s
  • The Art and Science of Growing Snowflakes in a Lab owl.li/rM46a
  • This is What Happens When You Ask Scientists to Explain Their PhDs in Dance owl.li/rM44V
  • How Are Stores Tracking the Way That We Shop? owl.li/rM42F
  • A New Education Lab Called Q?rius Aims to be the Mother of All Curiosity owl.li/rM41A
  • Siberian Musicians Used the Frozen Surface of the World’s Largest Lake as a Drumowl.li/rM3Xy
  • Benjamin Franklin Invented a Glass Harpowl.li/rM3VX
  • This Camera Capture Images in the Dark, Using Just a Few Particles of Lightowl.li/rM3TG
  • You Can Be Really Good at Certain Skills Without Having Any Idea How They Workowl.li/rM3MX
  • The NYC Subways Will Give You a Late Slip If Your Train Is Delayed owl.li/rM3HV
  • ◉ The Code of Life -smartercreativity.com/blog/2013/12/1…
  • ◉ The School of Life: Mark Earls on Copying and Originality owl.li/rkf1q
  • Mindlessly Snapping Photos at Museums Keeps People From Remembering the Actual Visit owl.li/rM3EG
  • Facebook’s Most Popular Check-In Spots This Year Include Places in Iceland, Argentina and Nigeria owl.li/rM3zX
  • Some Animals Don’t Get Weaker With Ageowl.li/rM3vU
  • This River And Medieval Bridge, Paved Over for 100 Years, Will Soon Return to the Lightowl.li/rM3so
  • ◉ Everything is a Remix, Case Study: The iPhone -smartercreativity.com/blog/2013/12/1…
  • How One Chinese Corporate Spy Dodged the FBI to Steal Inbred Corn Seeds from Iowaowl.li/rM3lM
  • ◉ Recommended: Making Ideas Happen: Overcoming the Obstacles Between Vision and Reality -smartercreativity.com/recommendation…
  • It’s Not That Hard to Make People Do Bad Things owl.li/rM3e7
  • How Are Stores Tracking the Way That We Shop? owl.li/rM367
  • ◉ It's Okay To Be Smart: The PBS Renaissance Continues owl.li/rkf0l
  • Creative Ways to Bring Music to Students — Every Day! owl.li/rM34U
  • 5 Historical Attempts to Ban Coffee owl.li/rM32f
  • Kierkegaard on Anxiety & Creativityowl.li/rM2Or
  • Making the "Twin Peaks" Love Themeowl.li/rM2N0
  • MIT's 3D motion-tracking tech can see you through walls, no camera needed owl.li/rLXyz
  • British Library uploads one million public domain images to the net for remix and reuseowl.li/rLXrg
  • Google acquires Boston Dynamics, makers of robots as cool as they are terrifying owl.li/rLXq7
  • The Art of Rube Goldberg: (A) Inventive (B) Cartoon (C) Genius, A Book About the Famed Cartoonist & Inventor owl.li/rLX9k
  • Harnessing Collective Creativity To Develop An IQ Test owl.li/rLX8B
  • The British Library Puts 1,000,000 Images into the Public Domain, Making Them Free to Reuse & Remix owl.li/rLX7y
  • 20 Ways Sitting in Silence Can Completely Transform Your Life owl.li/rLX2S
  • In 1900, Ladies’ Home Journal Publishes 28 Predictions for the Year 2000 owl.li/rLX1H
  • Science & Cooking: Harvard Profs Meet World-Class Chefs in Unique Online Courseowl.li/rLWZI
  • Jawbone Tracked Hundreds Of Thousands Of Up Users To Find The Most Sleep-Deprived States owl.li/rIH6b
  • Oxford University Presents the 550-Year-Old Gutenberg Bible in Spectacular, High-Res Detail owl.li/rIy3R
  • Stephen Fry Profiles Six Russian Writers in the New Documentary Russia’s Open Bookowl.li/rImVU
  • Hephaestus and How Brokenness Contributes to Creativity owl.li/rImJR
  • 4 Reasons Why Apple's iBeacon Is About to Disrupt Interaction Design owl.li/rI6jS
  • Free: The Metropolitan Museum of Art and the Guggenheim Offer 474 Free Art Books Onlineowl.li/rETTD
  • Brain Stimulation May Induce the Human Will to Persevere owl.li/rEkAK
  • Street artists go to court to protect their work - A New York legal case is challenging traditional views of graffiti owl.li/rEkz6
  • The Guardian's responsive design team share some code to help make old browsers work with media queries owl.li/rEkhr
  • If a Story Is Viral, Truth May Be Taking a Beating owl.li/rEjuG
  • Incredible Photos From An Urban Explorer's Journeys To The Forbidden Parts Of The Cityowl.li/rEjfn
  • The Rise and Fall of BlackBerry: An Oral History owl.li/rEj5g
  • Can You Really Learn a Skill in A Week? The Secrets Inside Tim Ferriss' Insanely Fast Learning Strategy owl.li/rEiZJ
  • How The Fourth Dimension Of Sound Is Being Used For Live Concerts owl.li/rEiHQ
  • New MIT Media Lab Tool Lets Anyone Visualize Unwieldy Government Data owl.li/rEiG5
  • The Revolutionary New Music Apps You Missed In 2013 owl.li/rEiio
  • ◉ The Week's Links: December 13, 2013 -smartercreativity.com/blog/2013/12/1…
  • 8 Beautiful Snow Scenes from Literatureowl.li/rD9Ih
  • ◉ Recommended: Maximize Your Potential: Grow Your Expertise, Take Bold Risks & Build an Incredible Career -smartercreativity.com/recommendation…
  • ◉ Are You A Hipster? Do You Think Video Games Are Art? And Other Important Questions owl.li/rkeZP
  • In a petition to the UN, a group of authors agree that democratic rights must apply in virtual as in real space owl.li/rD9ne

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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