The Week's Links: August 23, 2013

All the links posted on social networks this week: 

  • Why Elmore Leonard matters 
  • Turn Your Career into a Work of Art 
  • Every Second on the Internet 
  • 50 Sci-Fi/Fantasy Novels That Everyone Should Read 
  • Tom Stoppard's 'Arcadia' at Twenty : The New Yorker 
  • 50 Great Director Cameos in Other Directors’ Movies 
  • How Chocolate Keeps Your Brain Healthy 
  • Making Magic with Pixar: Maker Camp Field Trip 2013 
  • Well played Belize, well played: Belize Reacts to Unflattering Mention on Breaking Bad 
  • Nike Tests Your Limits as It Redefines 'Just Do It' at 25 
  • MIT Algorithm Cuts ER Wait by 40 Minutes 
  • Recommended: Smart Thinking: Three Essential Keys to Solve Problems, Innovate, and Get Things Done 
  • Radiolab: A Cultural History of Giving Blood 
  • Brand New: Fall 2013 Best and Worst College Logos 
  • This Is How Your Brain Becomes Addicted to Caffeine 
  • 11 Strange Science Lessons We Learned This Summer 
  • The Science of Champagne, the Bubbling Wine Created By Accident 
  • The Story of the First Postage Stamp 
  • The Secret to National Geographic's Maps Is an 80-Year-Old Font 
  • These Ocean Waves Look Like Liquid Sculptures 
  • The Effect of Color 
  • Creativity Top 5: Week of August 19, 2013 
  • Leonardo Da Vinci's Studies on the Science of Flight Come to the Air and Space Museum 
  • Recommended: Creative Intelligence: Harnessing the Power to Create, Connect, and Inspire  
  • What Happens When You Test the Prisoner’s Dilemma on Prisoners 
  • These Kindergarten Kids Aren’t Just Playing With Colored Blocks—They’re Coding 
  • This Artist Wants to Print Out the Internet 
  • Take a Tour Through the Computer Museum of 1983 
  • When Life Knocks You Down, It Takes About Two Years to Get Back Up 
  • WRITERS ON WRITING; Easy on the Adverbs, Exclamation Points and Especially Hooptedoodle by Elmore Leonard 
  • Talking Robot to Keep Japanese Astronaut Company at the ISS 
  • These 1,397 Asteroids Are Pretty Darn Close to Earth, But NASA’s Not Worried 
  • Kids Trust Nice People Over Smart People 
  • Rarely Seen Maps From San Francisco's Quirkiest Hidden Library 
  • Craig Mod on Intertwingularity and the "User Experience" of Printed Publications 
  • What You Need to Be an Innovative Educator 
  • Making Magic with Pixar: Maker Camp Field Trip 2013 
  • Five hundred new fairytales discovered in Germany 
  • How to Break the Habits that Get You Stuck 
  • Elmore Leonard, Who Refined the Crime Thriller, Dies at 87 - NYTimes.com 
  • Recommended: The Gifts of Imperfection: Let Go of Who You Think You're Supposed to Be and Embrace Who You Are 
  • Study: Why We Evolved to Love Music 
  • 10 tools to create or break habits 
  • 6 Secrets Of Super Productive To-Do Lists 
  • Pixar's John Lasseter on Steve Jobs, Creativity, and Disney Infinity 
  • The 25 Best Websites for Literature Lovers 
  • Yale University Press Releases App Version of 'Interaction of Color' 
  • What Is It About People That Are Right A Lot 
  • Happy Podcasting 
  • Free: The Metropolitan Museum of Art and the Guggenheim Offer 474 Free Art Catalogues Online 
  • Recommended: Daring Greatly: How the Courage to Be Vulnerable Transforms the Way We Live, Love, Parent, and Lead 
  • Is There A Connection Between Dancing And Vocal Learning? 
  • The History of the World in 46 Lectures From Columbia University 
  • WATCH: The Surprising Reason We Find Babies Cute 
  • 5 forgotten Grimm's fairytales 
  • 12 Amazing Staircases Around the World 
  • Google’s “20% time,” which brought you Gmail and AdSense, is now as good as dead 
  • Pay It Forward: Why Generosity Is The Key To Success 
  • This Fun Tool Teaches Kids To Program With Pictures 
  • Stanley Kubrick's fave films 
  • 100 And Single: How The Hot 100 Became America's Hit Barometer 
  • Sartre, Heidegger, Nietzsche: Three Philosophers in Three Hours 
  • Making Time for the Arts 
  • The art of hand lettering 
  • 3-Step Approach to Simplifying Your Life 
  • Subscriptions: Kickstarter Before Kickstarter 
  • 2013 Summer HD Festival, ten days of free Live in HD presentations at Lincoln Center starting 8/24 
  • Kindergarten coders can program before they can read 
  • A collection of resources for wireframes 
  • First Principles of Interaction Design 
  • The Secret To Forming Super Productive Habits 
  • The Very Concrete Place Where The Cloud Lives 
  • Infographic: The Amount Of Online Activity That Goes On Every 60 Seconds 
  • Intel, Apple and Others Rethink How We Watch TV 

 

 

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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