The Week's Links: March 1, 2013

All the links posted on social networks this week:

  • Deliberate Practice: How Intentionally Overcoming Weaknesses Develops Expertise 
  • 3 Social Media Lessons From Young Adults And The Authors Who Speak To Them 
  • Berliner Philharmoniker: Instruments From The Inside 
  • Helicopter Branding: Why It’s Bad And How To Avoid It 
  • The Creative Process of Ansel Adams Revealed in 1958 Documentary 
  • Clever Kickstarter by design student to settle once and for all that black is The New Black. 
  • The 2000 Year Old Computer: The Antikythera Mechanism 
  • The significance of plot without conflict 
  • Make a Stranger Believe in You - Anne Kreamer 
  • 6 Strategy Lessons From A Former Chess Prodigy Who's Now A CEO 
  • Easy As Pie 
  • 2013 TED Prize: Sugata Mitra: Build a School in the Cloud 
  • Case study: The making of the Moscow Metro Map 2.0 
  • The Power of Habit Investments 
  • Food for thought: The Future of Advertising 2020 
  • The Power of Structured Procrastination 
  • When Winning An Oscar Means Bankruptcy: VFX Artists Protest The Academy Awards 
  • Using White Space For Readability In HTML And CSS 
  • Independent Work May Be Inevitable - Whitney Johnson 
  • New Nielsen Global Survey On Digital Influence: How the Internet Affects New Product Purchase Decisions 
  • Learning to code is learning to think. Kids should learn programming. 
  • Animated GIFs: The Birth of a Medium - PBS Arts: Off Book 
  • Want to improve education? Ask the kids 
  • The Case for Stealth Innovation 
  • Any Two Pages on the Web Are Connected By 19 Clicks or Less 
  • Russia's massive meteorite: By the numbers 
  • Top Dog: The Science of Winning and Losing 
  • In case you missed it: 10 Tricks to Make Yourself a Dropbox Master 
  • The great details in "The Americans" Title Sequence 
  • Oscar-Nominated Director Benh Zeitlin on Not Waiting For Permission 
  • TED: Ads Worth Spreading 
  • Ad Age Presents the 2013 Digital A-List 
  • CultureLab: How to use art to help explore other minds 
  • Creativity Top 5: Week of February 25, 2013 
  • Barry's Blog: Interview with NEA Chief of Staff Jamie Bennett 
  • The Seed Of Doubt 
  • az project: The stories and faces of graphic design 
  • Getting Started with Responsive Typography 
  • Constructal Law: A Design Theory of Everything 
  • We’re Marketers, Not Soldiers: How Combative Competition Is Killing Creativity 
  • How the Web Development Process Works 
  • Can You Feel Me Now? The Sensational Rise of Haptic Interfaces 
  • The Making Of A Groundbreaking Animation: Paperman, Now an Oscar winner. 
  • In China, a research project aims to find the roots of intelligence in our DNA; searching for the supersmart 
  • 5 quick(ish) fixes to get you re-inspired 
  • Seriously bored? Dig for purpose 
  • Jean-Luc Godard’s After-Shave Commercial for Schick 
  • Are You Hiding Behind Your Busy Schedule? 
  • Humble 
  • Why an App or a DVD Probably Won't Make You a Genius 
  • Elizabeth Gilbert on creativity and saying no: The Paul Holdengraber Show 
  • This is hilarious: YOU HAD ONE JOB! 
  • Welcome To The New Self-Service Economy 
  • Making a Business Case for Bedtime 
  • Frank Chimero: A Lesson from a Surgeon 
  • When Good Design Isn’t Enough 
  • Writers on Writing: Fear, Loathing, Desire—And The Self-Destructing Work of Art 
  • MIT Technology Review: The True Story of a 1967 “Contact” Incident 
  • Smithsonian Magazine: The Story Behind Banksy 
  • *Ahem* The Seven Habits Of Highly Effective Mediocre People 
  • How Neuroscience Will Fight Five Age-Old Afflictions 
  • Engineering advances have architects striving for the mile-high skyscraper. 
  • 5 Evidence-Based Ways to Optimize Your Teamwork 
  • America's Hardest-Working Know-It-All 
  • Clay Christensen: First the media gets disrupted, then comes the education industry 
  • This Is How Your Brain Deals With Google And Facebook Ads 
  • Advertisers Should Act More Like Newsrooms 
  • Step back in time with the elegant source code for Photoshop 1.0 
  • What Happened to Downtime? The Extinction of Deep Thinking & Sacred Space 
  • Infographic: An Amazing, Invisible Truth About Wikipedia 
  • Designing the Packaging-Free Future 
  • Nate Silver Does Oscar Predictions, Election-Style - NYTimes.com 
  • TED Playlists: Re-imagining school 
  • Great: Massimo Vignelli and Bob Noorda's original NYC Transit Authority Graphics Standards Manual now online. 
  • British Library publishes da Vinci's notebooks online. 

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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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