The Week's Links: September 20, 2013

All the links posted on social networks this week:   

  • Disney Created A Microphone That Turns Your Body Into A Walkie-Talkie 
  • Alexis Madrigal: Why Startups Need To Solve Real Problems Again 
  • Marketing Your Arts Organization on Social Media: 7 Thought-Starters for Creating an Effective Strategy 
  • Broadway Woos Audiences With New Mobile Ticketing Options 
  • How the Color Red Changes Our Brains 
  • “How can they be so good?”: The strange story of Skype 
  • Hello art world: Smithsonian acquires first piece of code for design collection 
  • The Feynman Lectures on Physics 
  • Drone Gives Campus Tours To MIT Students 
  • Google Translate Has Ambitious Goals for Machine Translation 
  • Despite a decade of improvements, visual effects in film remain a less than perfect deception 
  • How to never forget the name of someone you just met: The science of memory 
  • How Zynga went from social gaming powerhouse to has-been 
  • Recommended: What the Great Ate: A Curious History of Food and Fame 
  • Creativity Top 5: Week of September 16, 2013 
  • Inside The Mind Of A Chef - It's now available on Netflix 
  • 10 Big Lessons from HackFwd 
  • The Five Cognitive Distortions of People Who Get Stuff Done  More on Schumpeter 
  • Monty Hall problem: The probability puzzle that makes your head melt 
  • Keep Your Social Networking Out Of My Book 
  • The Real Problem With Neuroscience Today 
  • Recommended: The Man Who Loved Books Too Much 
  • When Memorization Gets in the Way of Learning 
  • Nuance: A Dance Battle 
  • 10 Surprising Facts About How Our Brains Work 
  • How Did Our Brains Get So Brilliant? 
  • The Middle Finger: A Brief History 
  • Margaret Atwood on books: “Push comes to shove, they’re great insulating material” 
  • Tuition Aid From a Zombie Elf 
  • How Three Non-Designers Made The Most Beautiful Weather App We've Ever Seen 
  • What's the Status of Your Relationship With Innovation? 
  • René Magritte’s Early Art Deco Advertising Posters, 1924-1927 
  • Can Emotional Intelligence Be Taught? 
  • Smithsonian Magazine: Vote for the Winner of the 2013 People's Design Award - People's Design Award 
  • Kelly McGonigal: How to make stress your friend 
  • Bad Robot Meets MIT Media Lab: In Conversation With JJ Abrams 
  • Recommended: The Emperor of Scent: A True Story of Perfume and Obsession 
  • What's the Point of Creativity? 
  • A short history of the Pixar logo animation 
  • Storytelling Ads May Be Journalism’s New Peril 
  • The Chronicle of Philanthropy: September Is Boom Time for Donors, Google Says 
  • A Brief History of the Hashtag, and Other Unusual Punctuation Marks 
  • Mary Beard 'Confronts' The Classics With Wit And Style 
  • Airbnb Debuts First-ever Film Created On Vine via Mullen and B-Reel 
  • Pantone Unveils 2014 Fashion Color Report 
  • Elephants in the Room of Creativity and Innovation Talk 
  • Elmore Leonard: 10 Rules 
  • Games That Teach Programming: A Brief Overview 
  • Recommended: Marshall McLuhan: You Know Nothing of My Work! 
  • Microsoft Donates Office 365 To Charitable Nonprofits 
  • The Evolution of the Modern Day Calendar 
  • The magic of a clear specification 
  • A Brief History of Data Revolutions in Economics 
  • iconic logo designers - an inspiring collection of graphic design talent 
  • The History and Psychology of Clowns Being Scary 
  • UIBox - Curated HTML, CSS, JS UI Component Library 
  • Nike Knits A Giant Sneaker Billboard In Real-Time To Show Off New Shoe Material 
  • Murder on the dancefloor: what I learned about marketing from being a bad DJ 
  • Please Stop Complaining About How Busy You Are 
  • Zen And The Art Of Constructive Conversations 
  • 8 Epic Photographs Showing the Same Tiny House 
  • Julie Taymor and other creative minds on how they work 
  • Julie Taymor: Spider-Man, The Lion King and life on the creative edge 
  • Bach’s Musical Offering forwards and backwards. 
  • The brains behind research on the brain 
  • A Brief History Of Modern Architecture Through Movies 
  • 50 Creative Ideas To Make Better Cities, Presented On Gorgeously Designed Posters 
  • Reasons You Need A Nap : NPR 
  • Met Museum Concert Series Expands into Galleries for 2013-14 Season 
  • Understanding Our Gut Microbes Could Lead to New Medicines 
  • Brilliant: Fiona Apple and Chipotle channel Willy Wonka to slam factory farming 
  • 20 Directors to Watch - NYTimes.com 
  • A Lone Bandit and the Mystery of France's Greatest Diamond Heist 
  • Transmedia LA Launches Transmedia U 
  • The Last Words of 20 Cultural Icons 
  • How To Read Way More Books (And, Thus, Know Way More Stuff) 
  • 10 Theatre Productions to Look Forward to This Fall 
  • So You Think You're Creative? 
  • Recommended: The Idea Writers: Copywriting in a New Media and Marketing Era 
  • When Work Is Challenging, Economies Thrive - Justin Fox 
  • Wait, What's That? The Science Behind Why Your Mind Keeps Wandering 

 

 

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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