The Week's Links: July 5, 2013

All the links posted on social networks this week:

  • The world's smallest museum 
  • A history of color photography 
  • How New Fonts Are Helping Dyslexics Read and Making Roads Safer 
  • From New York to Mumbai, the Top 100 Design Trends of the Urban World 
  • 5 1/2 Examples of Experimental Music Notation 
  • Every Night You Lose More Than A Pound While You're Asleep (For The Oddest Reason) 
  • Mr. Magoo’s Cartoon Version of William Shakespeare’s Comedy, A Midsummer Night’s Dream 
  • Why the Tomato Was Feared in Europe for More Than 200 Years 
  • The Gut-Wrenching Science Behind the World’s Hottest Peppers 
  • Science on money. Literally. 
  • Mapping mobile devices and twitter use. Amazing. 
  • Macoto Murayama's Intricate Blueprints of Flowers 
  • What Animal Sounds Look Like 
  • How to Convert X-Rays From A Distant Star into Blues, Jazz and Classical Music 
  • The Rain Room: Making it Rain, Everywhere But On You 
  • Creativity Top 5: Week of July 1, 2013 
  • The Gripping, Mind-Blowing, Thrilling Evolution of the Movie Trailer 
  • So, how are cocktails named? 
  • Hummingbird Feathers Reverberate Like Violin Strings 
  • E-Readers Don’t Cut Down on Reading Comprehension 
  • On Venus It Snows Metal 
  • That “Old Book Smell” Is a Mix of Grass and Vanilla 
  • A New 3D Map of the Universe Covers More Than 100 Million Light-Years 
  • Waking Up With a New Accent: Foreign Accent Syndrome Is a Real Thing 
  • Clapping is Contagious 
  • Penguin Book Covers Get Redesigned By Street Artists 
  • The Disney Strategic Recipe - Todd Zenger 
  • TED Playlists: How does my brain work? 
  • The Corporation is at Odds with the Future - Grant McCracken 
  • 12 Ideas About The Future Of Media (From New York Times, Digg, and The New School) 
  • Salvador Dalí’s 100 Illustrations of Dante’s The Divine Comedy 
  • The 50 Books Everyone Needs to Read, 1963-2013 
  • Useful: Resources for Mac and iOS Developers 
  • Read Fiction and Be a Better Leader 
  • What exactly is skeuomorphism
  • Free Ebooks for Designers and Developers 
  • These Amazing Twitter Metadata Visualizations Will Blow Your Mind 
  • How to Build a Digital Brain 
  • Nat Geo Mines Its Unpublished Archives for Precious Gems 
  • MIT Whiz Sets Out to Humanize the Internet of Things 
  • How the Large Hadron Collider Will Bring the Internet to Everything 
  • 6 Unproduced Pixar Films and Sequels 
  • 20 Photos of Iconic Buildings and Bridges As They Were Being Built 
  • A Child’s Introduction to Jazz by Cannonball Adderley (with Louis Armstrong & Thelonious Monk) 
  • 7 Great Works That Inspired Geeks To Change The World 
  • What Happens When You Deactivate Your Facebook Account 
  • Why Spiderman is Such a Good Dancer 
  • Leo Tolstoy’s library of work goes online 
  • Beyond the Brain: Advances in neuroscience promise many things, but they will never explain everything. 
  • At in-depth look at the design for the Vesper app. 
  • Arts and culture was fastest-growing philanthropic cause in 2012 
  • New German research finds a darkened room encourages freedom of thought and inspires innovation. 
  • Scott Adams: Creativity and Memory 
  • Introducing Wireless Philosophy: An Open Access Philosophy Project Created by Yale and MIT 
  • 5 Minute Drill: How to Negotiate Like a Pro 
  • Notes toward a theory of the theater of bartending
  • A Visit to MillerCoors' Real-Life Research Lab 
  • Creativity Top 5: Week of June 24, 2013 
  • Coffee vs. beer: Which drink makes you more creative? 

 

 

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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