The Week's Links: February 28, 2014

All the links posted on social networks this week: 

  • XKCD's "Frequency" - using blinking GIFs to visualize the relative frequency of the momentous and trivial http://owl.li/tLkQ0
  • After 400 years, mathematicians find a new class of shapes http://owl.li/tLqTs
  • Watch the Experimental Short Films by Tezuka Osamu, the Walt Disney of Japan http://owl.li/tLqV9
  • What Happens When You Make The Internet Share A Video Game http://owl.li/tP365
  • iPad App Trains People To Fix Their Bad Eyesight http://owl.li/tPrUv
  • Why Writers Are the Worst Procrastinators owl.li/tLftx
  • More than 700 new planets discovered today owl.li/u54LA
  • Oral History: Sex! Drugs! Apps! SXSW Interactive At 20 owl.li/u4Q5q
  • ◉ Second Sleep owl.li/sW6Wy
  • The Making Of The Typeface Signo owl.li/tLfnB
  • Can Volcanic Magma Power The Future? owl.li/tL9HW
  • The Neuroscience Of Imagination owl.li/tL9td
  • ◉ The Powerlessness of Positive Thinking - smartercreativity.com/blog/2014/2/20…
  • Agatha Christie's war record gives clue to her plots with drugs and poison owl.li/tL9nY
  • How Stress Hormones Impact the Behavior of Investors owl.li/tKaUd
  • 6 Common Mistakes in Logo Design owl.li/tKaQm
  • ◉ IBM On Brand owl.li/sW6VB
  • 15 Minute History: Quick History Lessons from a New, Chart-Topping Podcast owl.li/tK9S9
  • ◉ The Fear Of Not Knowing - smartercreativity.com/blog/2014/2/20…
  • To Automate Everything, Solve These Three Challenges owl.li/tK1Lr
  • Mystery Behind Galileo's Visual Illusion Discovered owl.li/tFlN5
  • Why Does This Bookstore Keep Its Books in Bathtubs? owl.li/tBDvl
  • Elegant Mathematical Formulas Activate the Same Brain Region As Music And Art owl.li/tBD1q
  • How Technology Enhances Creativity owl.li/tBCJB
  • 5 Everyday Objects Developed from NASA Technology owl.li/tBfV8
  • What Happens When Your Brain is on Alfred Hitchcock: The Neuroscience of Film owl.li/tBfOw
  • Why The New York Times Hired A Biology Researcher As Its Chief Data Scientist owl.li/tzBpU
  • ◉ Fishing for Ideas - smartercreativity.com/blog/2014/2/20…
  • IDEO Labs: We Like owl.li/tzxUk
  • Painters Painting: The Definitive Documentary Portrait of the New York Art World (1940-1970) owl.li/tzxRc
  • At New Marc Jacobs Concept Store, No Money Will Change Hands owl.li/tzxBU
  • Stanley Kubrick’s List of Top 10 Films (The First and Only List He Ever Created) owl.li/tzx7P
  • A program used predictive language to produce an entirely new poem in the voice of the Bard. owl.li/twFre
  • Beautiful: The Gershwins & Me: A Personal History in Twelve Songs owl.li/twE7N
  • How a Book Thief Forged a Rare Edition of Galileo’s Scientific Work, and Almost Pulled it Off owl.li/twE0Z
  • ◉ Nine Decades of Science in The New Yorker: Looking Back to Look Ahead owl.li/sW6RQ
  • The Gorgeous Reality of Not Being Liked by Everyone owl.li/twDQh
  • Three Ways Leaders Can Listen with More Empathy owl.li/twll5
  • Must read: The CalArts Class Who Created a Great Renaissance of Animation owl.li/twjWO
  • ◉ Benjamin Zander: The Art of Possibility - smartercreativity.com/blog/2014/2/20…
  • 15 Fascinating Reddit AMAs You Need to Read owl.li/twjNY
  • Patterns in music and the natural world: Creating stronger spider silk and other new materials. owl.li/twgHB
  • The Race to Save America's Public-Media History owl.li/twgoT
  • Apple's Forgotten Designs owl.li/twg9a
  • Must read: A Manifesto for Quality Thought owl.li/twfi1
  • Case Study — Typographic Design Patterns And Current Practices (2013 Edition) owl.li/twfah
  • Spike Jonze discusses his love-hate relationship with tech owl.li/twf5Z
  • Deep Inside Baz Luhrmann’s Creative Chaos owl.li/tweZh
  • Is there a way to encourage routine strategic thinking throughout an organization? owl.li/twbzr
  • What to expect in 2014: Adapting to Facebook's Edgerank changes owl.li/twaBm
  • Coming soon to a table near you: print-on-demand pasta owl.li/tw8D0
  • JRR Tolkien advised by WH Auden to drop romance from LOTR. owl.li/tw8uZ
  • Getty Images, Sheryl Sandberg Team Up to Make Stock Photos of Women More Empowering owl.li/tw8k5
  • 20 Challenger Brands to Watch in 2014 owl.li/tw8eR
  • Sound Scientist: Inside the Home Studio of Radiolab's Jad Abumrad owl.li/tw84e
  • Why Watson and Siri Are Not Real AI owl.li/tw7T1
  • 4 Lessons Designers Could Learn From The Hoefler & Frere-Jones Split owl.li/tw4aP
  • 10 Of The Year's Best Science Visualizations owl.li/tw43x
  • New York's Fashion Industry Reveals a New Truth About Economic Clusters owl.li/tw0cX
  • MIT: A cochlear implant that can be wirelessly recharged would use the natural microphone of the middle ear. owl.li/tw01p
  • 6 Powerful Communication Tips From Some Of The World's Best Interviewers owl.li/tvZ9j
  • ◉ A Tuner App That Visualizes Your Pitch In Real Time owl.li/sW6OV
  • Easy ways to supercharge your friendships owl.li/tvUb9
  • ◉ Recommended: The Unpublished David Ogilvy - smartercreativity.com/recommendation…
  • Ars Technica: The 2014 Google tracker—Everything we know Google is working on this year owl.li/tvTXd
  • The 18-year-old who sold his start-up to Yahoo talks to Jonathan Ford about the business of skim-reading owl.li/tvGcG
  • Clever Crow Solves Complicated Eight-Part Puzzle owl.li/tvBH2

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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