The Week's Links: February 1, 2013

All the links posted on social networks this week:

  • How to write a good bio 
  • New Project Maps the Wiring of the Mind 
  • Why We Need Theater Now More Than Ever 
  • Escaping The Cult Of The Average & The Happy Secret To Better Work 
  • A Board Game Designed For Classical Music Buffs 
  • The Future of Work: Quantified Employees, Pop-Up Workplaces, And More Telepresence 
  • Are the arts trading in happiness? If so, what kind? 
  • Jose Mujica: The world's 'poorest' president 
  • The WWF app for iPad is amazing, beautiful and free: 
  • Twitter middle finger: Logo sketches show designs other than blue bird. 
  • Nature Has A Formula That Tells Us When It's Time To Die 
  • Crossword author uses puzzle to reveal he's dying 
  • Please don't help my kids 
  • The Making Of A Groundbreaking Animation: Paperman 
  • Arthur Miller on writing The Crucible 
  • Programmer Interrupted 
  • Working overtime doesn't increase your output. It makes you stupid. 
  • If You Think You're Good At Multitasking, You Probably Aren't 
  • Gorgeous vintage record sleeves for classical music. 
  • Shakespeare’s Sonnets and MLK’s Speech Stored in DNA Speck 
  • Richard, A Documentary about a London Piano Tuner Who Chooses to be Homeless 
  • Second TEDx conference on the Great White Way asks 'What is the best Broadway can be?' 
  • The School of Life: Mark Earls on Copying and Originality 
  • A hotel room changed Matisse's art. This is how: 
  • Leo Burnett's classic speech "When to take my name off the door" animated 
  • Did Shakespeare Have Syphilis? 
  • Very useful: Exporting Images With Usuable Names From Evernote 
  • Stocking Up: Uncovering the Secrets to the Best Broth 
  • Origami: A Blend of Sculpture and Mathematics 
  • Beautiful: Orchids of Latin America 
  • This Is What Being a Google Maps Editor Is Like 
  • The First Canned Beer Went on Sale 78 Years Ago 
  • The Story Behind Banksy 
  • The Psychology Behind Superhero Origin Stories 
  • It's Okay To Be Smart: The PBS Renaissance Continues 
  • This Explains Everything: 192 Thinkers Each Select the Most Elegant Explanation of How the World Works 
  • Popular Lies About Graphic Design 
  • Are You A Hipster? Do You Think Video Games Are Art? And Other Important Questions 
  • PBS Off Book: The Art of Creative Coding, Graphic Design & Other Explorations 
  • Ira Glass on the strange life of the producer 
  • Inventors: The First Software Patent & The Digital Camera 
  • Cassandre: Gorgeous Vintage Posters by One of History's Greatest Graphic Designers 
  • We Need Technology to Help Us Remember the Future 
  • Why We Should Build Software Like We Build Houses 
  • The Never-Before-Told Story of the World's First Computer Art (It's a Sexy Dame) 
  • Why Living Cells Are The Future Of Data Processing 
  • Introducing Courier Prime, commissioned by screenwriter John August, it's Courier, just better: 
  • Understanding How to Frame Your Creative Expertise 
  • Happy Two-Hundredth Birthday, "Pride and Prejudice" 
  • Creativity Top 5: January 28, 2013 
  • Popular Lies About Graphic Design 
  • If You Think You're Good At Multitasking, You Probably Aren't 
  • Cicero on Dance 
  • NASA Sends Image of the Mona Lisa to the Moon and Back 
  • Great Clients 
  • Why Subtraction Is the Hardest Math in Product Design 
  • TED Playlists: The artist is in. 
  • Your Storytelling Brain 
  • Cleverness 
  • 37 Hitchcock Cameos over 50 Years: All in One Video 
  • The Surprising Health Benefits of Anger 
  • Who Designed the Seal of the President of the United States? 
  • If you missed Shakespeare Uncovered last Friday night you can catch the first two episodes online: 
  • This Explains Everything: 192 Thinkers Each Select the Most Elegant Explanation of How the World Works 
  • Join Cartoonist Lynda Barry for a University-Level Course on Doodling and Neuroscience 
  • Original Creators: Synthesizer Pioneer Jean-Jacques Perrey 
  • Seth's Blog: Eleven things organizations can learn from airports 
  • Meet Ad Age's 40 Under 40 
  • What happens when we build things for free? 
  • So Good: The challenges of conversational journalism 
  • Margaret Atwood's writing tools are as forward-looking as her books 
  • The Fascinating Business Cards of 20 Famous People 
  • Social Workflow - A Future Of Work Trend - PSFK 
  • Day of Light: A Crowdsourced Film by Multimedia Genius Brian Eno 
  • Underground Kingdom, Interactive Choose Your Own Adventure Style Gamebook Released As iOS App 
  • ATTENTION folks, there is currently an astronaut posting to Tumblr from space. 
  • The Data of Death – A Visualization 
  • Love this, watch full screen: London 360 Panorama  /via @Coudal
  • An architectural blueprint of Brooklyn Bridge elevations from Old Blueprints. 
  • Fantastic: The Birth of Grand Central Terminal 
  • 20 Great Writers on the Art of Revision 

Recommended This Week: 

The Elements of Style: 50th Anniversary Edition
By William Strunk, E. B. White
The Elements of Style Illustrated
By William Strunk Jr., E.B. White

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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