The Week's Links: April 26, 2013

All the links posted on social networks this week:

  • 1930s Fashion Designers Imagine Year 2000 
  • MIT Technology Review: Moore's Law and the Origin of Life 
  • Say It Out Loud: How David Sedaris Makes His Writing Better 
  • Your Office's Fluorescent Lights Really Are Draining Your Will To Work 
  • Mindfulness: Observing Without Questioning 
  • What the Brain Can Tell Us About Art 
  • Clay Shirky On Pushing Creative Boundaries 
  • A shorthand for designing UI flows by Ryan of 37signals 
  • Design/UX: Transitional Interfaces 
  • 10 super-helpful mnemonic tricks 
  • Dieter Rams: Ten Principles For Good Design 
  • The Productivity Diet 
  • What motivates us at work? 7 fascinating studies that give insights 
  • The New $100 Note is, well, see for yourself: 
  • Powerful, Emotional: Boston Magazine's May cover, made from the runners shoes. 
  • The 55 TEDGlobal 2013 speakers who tweet 
  • A Year Inside The Australian Ballet: On The Road, Episode 3 
  • Netflix CEO Reed Hastings Predicts the Future of Streaming Video 
  • Creativity Top 5: Week of April 22, 2013 
  • How a Gang of Pickpockets Shut Down the Louvre 
  • What's the Real Origin of "OK"? 
  • Great Big Ideas: Free Course Features Top Thinkers Tackling the World’s Most Important Ideas 
  • Everything we have to do 
  • Your Favorite Authors’ Favorite Musicians 
  • The Lavish Sets of Baz Lurhmann's The Great Gatsby 
  • Frank Chimero on Ideas 
  • The Killer Feature Every Cloud-Based App Should Have 
  • Street Artist JR Creates iPad App to Help You Track Down His Work 
  • HOW TO WRITE LIKE SHAKESPEARE - More Intelligent Life 
  • Work Mode: The Writer Behind "Dark Knight" And "Man of Steel" On Multitasking, Meditation, And Using Your Good Ideas 
  • How to Think Like Shakespeare: The Positive Value of Negative Capability 
  • 20 Words We Owe to William Shakespeare 
  • If you happen to be the first person to make contact with aliens, here’s a handy guide: 
  • A Wandering Brain Zips Around Toronto To Encourage Creativity 
  • Content or Objects: Neil Gaiman and the future of books 
  • Wow, just wow: 7 Billion World - 7 billion people on 1 page 
  • Forecast Makers: "It's now a web app. It's an app you install from the web." 
  • Cocktails with Stan Lee and Jane Espenson 
  • Earth Chorus: Dancing to the beat of Earth 
  • Globe launches indoor theatre with The Duchess of Malfi and opera 
  • Jorge Luis Borges’ 1967-8 Norton Lectures On Poetry (And Everything Else Literary) 
  • Lovely: Haunting Figure of a Woman Made with Wood and Bamboo 
  • When Dickens met Dostoevsky 
  • 10 Words That Will Win You Any Game of Scrabble 
  • World Book Night is tomorrow! 
  • The brand is a story. But it's a story about you, not about the brand. 
  • How To Make Your Websites Faster On Mobile Devices 
  • Check out the new and fully responsive Wired.co.uk 
  • Should we be suspicious of stories? 
  • How to win at poker: Sleight of hand 
  • This Is Your Brain on E-Books. When we read on dead trees, do we retain more? 
  • Audio Branding: Company Logos Expand Into The Sonic Realm 
  • The McKinsey Global Institute just released a fas­ci­nat­ing new iPad app, Urban World 
  • The Modern Data Nerd Isn't as Nerdy as You Think 
  • Massive Volunteer Collective Proofreads 25,000 Public-Domain Books 
  • Stop Doubting Yourself. Be Bold. 
  • How the Banner Ad Was Born  /via @daringfireball
  • How to Stimulate Curiosity 
  • What e-learning can teach us about journalism 
  • The 25 Books Every Kid Should Have on Their Bookshelf 
  • The Story of a Revolution: The best of Wired 1993-2013 
  • Revealed: The Part of Our Brain That Makes Us Like New Music 
  • Outsider Thinking: What Science Can Learn From Art 
  • Enjoy this New Yorker article while having a nice cup: In the Land of the Coffee Nerds 
  • Thousands of Roman Artifacts Have Just Been Sitting Under London’s Financial District 
  • Merlin Mann: On Chasing the Right "Zero" 
  • jQuery 2.0 Released 
  • Study: There Seems to Be a Universal Brain Response to Music 
  • How great plays are (eventually) made 
  • Great resournce: The Collective Legal Guide For Designers (Contract Samples) 
  • Art of the Title takes an in-depth look at the title sequence for Skyfall (2012) 
  • How To Raise Your Email Above Inbox Noise 
  • A field guide to the Meeting Troll 
  • TED-Ed and CERN unveil “The beginning of the universe” 
  • 5 Things to Know When Designing for iOS 
  • Redesigning the Save symbol. 
  • The Grammar of Interactivity 
  • Responsive Nav: A Simple JavaScript Plugin For Responsive Navigation 
  • One man's quest to build an AI that can create games 
  • David Byrne on bypassing waffling and his remote collaborations with Brian Eno. 
  • You're Distracted. This Professor Can Help. - The Chronicle of Higher Education 
  • Cool: Paper Sculptures That Defy Expectations 

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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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