The Week’s Links: May 9, 2014

All the links posted on social networks this week: 

  • 2014 National Design Award Winners- Smithsonian Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum in New York owl.li/wscTI
  • Lady Gaga, the Glass Bottle and the Secret to Cracking the Global Creative Code owl.li/ws7si
  • Study: Firstborn Children Dream Bigger, Achieve More owl.li/wscQT
  • 5 Outdated Beliefs That Waste Time And Money owl.li/ws6JY
  • How To Translate A Business Problem Into A Design Pattern owl.li/wscwp
  • Google's 25 Rules For Building A Better Mobile Site owl.li/wscqj
  • F. Scott Fitzgerald Creates a List of 22 Essential Books, 1936 owl.li/ws6dH
  • The China Story You Should Pay Attention to, and the One You Should Ignore owl.li/wopDv
  • How to Flirt — Backed by Scientific Research owl.li/ws6az
  • The 2014 National Magazine Award Winners: A Reading List owl.li/wopBK
  • Steve Jobs biographer: Why online media turned to ads -- and why that failed owl.li/wrZJn
  • Douglas Rushkoff Discusses the Always-On Digital Culture of ‘Present Shock’ owl.li/wo461
  • Measuring Creativity - the Last Windmill? owl.li/wqCfo
  • ◉ The illusion of life - smartercreativity.com/blog/2014/5/4/…
  • Key trends in luxury retail design owl.li/wo2G4
  • MIT Technology Review answers the question, How to Win at Rock-Paper-Scissors owl.li/wqCcL
  • Werner Herzog Picks His 5 Favorite Films owl.li/wqC3Z
  • A Custom Font That Helps Kids Learn to Read and Write owl.li/wo0z8
  • Recent research into a kind of consciousness within the dream state is beginning to tell us more about the brain owl.li/wdAoT
  • Finding simplicity in a multi-device world owl.li/wnXEH
  • How to Outguess Passwords. Security is always about the weakest link. owl.li/wdlaC
  • Even the Head Chef of the World’s Best Restaurant Doubts There’s a World’s Best Restaurant owl.li/wmIPE
  • Inside the Science of an Amazing New Surgery Called Deep Brain Stimulation owl.li/wcAZM
  • Jean-Baptiste Michel + Erez Lieberman Aiden: What we learned from 5 million books owl.li/wjdYg
  • ◉ Technology law will soon be reshaped by people who don't use email - smartercreativity.com/blog/2014/5/6/…
  • Firstborn children really do excel, reveals groundbreaking study owl.li/wcANO
  • A High-Tech Chandelier That Visualizes Any Data Stream You Like owl.li/wjdvb
  • TED Playlist: Redefining success owl.li/wdAqY
  • "Great Ideas" Are Everywhere, But That Doesn't Mean They Should Be Cheap owl.li/wcymf
  • The Right Colors Make Data Easier To Read owl.li/w8JAD
  • The Creativity Top 5: The Best Brand Ideas of the Week owl.li/wyut6
  • Tech Trends 2014 owl.li/wcqWt
  • Lego Doc "Beyond the Brick" Reveals The Company And Community Behind The World's Favorite Toy owl.li/w8Jw8
  • What Magicians Can Teach Us About How Our Brains Work owl.li/wcqSc
  • The Doctor Who Coaches Athletes on Sleep owl.li/w8JlI
  • Baking is chemistry: America's Best Bread Recipe Is 38 Pages Long owl.li/w8PFs
  • Newfronts Analysis: Why Microsoft, Yahoo, Etc. Invaded TV’s Turf owl.li/wxeOQ
  • ◉ Intimate Computing: Making Wearable Tech More Wearable - smartercreativity.com/blog/2014/5/4/…
  • 10 Breakthrough Technologies 2014- MIT Technology Review owl.li/w8Jhy
  • 5 Bold Predictions For The Future Of Higher Education owl.li/w8LgN
  • MIT's Vibrating Supershoes Tell You Where To Walk owl.li/w8JVL
  • So You Want To Start An Opera Company… owl.li/w8Ivj
  • Street Artist JR’s First Foray Into Ballet owl.li/w7qg7
  • The 10 Commandments of Typography owl.li/w8IpF
  • Unique Mineral Discovered In Australia. The new substance is called putnisite. owl.li/w7q7G
  • Auditioning for the MET Orchestra owl.li/w8HGA
  • This Is Your Brain On Code, According To Functional MRI Imaging owl.li/w3mkd
  • Math behind the movies: An interview with Tony DeRose from Pixar owl.li/w8HE3
  • ◉ The Commercial Allure of the Eighties - smartercreativity.com/blog/2014/4/16…
  • A Vision of the Future From Those Likely to Invent It - NYTimes.com owl.li/wu05B
  • Infographic: How To Say ‘Hello’ In 21 Different Languages owl.li/w3lXR
  • How Facebook Uses UX Research To Personalize The Way We See Each Other owl.li/w818x
  • Margaret Talbot: The Scientist Behind the Digital Cloning of Actors owl.li/w80Qq
  • On These Book Tours, the Author Acts as a Tour Guide owl.li/wu08d
  • 10 Awesome Covers From Bloomberg Businessweek's Departing Creative Director
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  • The Tragic Story of How Einstein’s Brain Was Stolen and Wasn’t Even Special owl.li/w26BL
  • Beyond the shoot-em-up: how gaming got killer stories owl.li/w2JH2
  • Google Ventures On 12 Shortcuts Designers Should Never Take owl.li/w25Yp
  • The Weird World of Internet Fame owl.li/w2Gu7
  • The Great Smartphone War: Apple vs. Samsung: Vanity Fair owl.li/wsR3x
  • Amazing: Booksellers claim to have found Shakespeare’s annotated dictionary, it’s digitized online. owl.li/w21yo
  • Great Branding Is Invisible owl.li/w2GjH
  • The Art & Science of Great Website Color Selection owl.li/w20zF
  • Books Every Writer Needs to Read owl.li/w2EQM
  • The Year of Fearlessness: Brand Insights from Y&R's Sandy Thompson owl.li/w2qg0
  • 65 Free Charlie Chaplin Films Online owl.li/w1TTv
  • 60 Words: An extraordinary episode of Radiolab owl.li/w0Nuq
  • The Metropolitan Opera Borrows Buzzfeed's Strategy To Engage A Younger Audience owl.li/w1TP5
  • Ancient Walls Show That Rome Is Older Than Legend owl.li/w0Mmn
  • Gabriel Garcia Marquez: Guide to surreal and real Latin America owl.li/w1Tua
  • Read 10 Short Stories by Gabriel García Márquez Free Online (Plus More Essays & Interviews) owl.li/w0L51
  • This is How the Vatican Will Digitize Millions of its Documents owl.li/w1QVw
  • The Most Famous Brand From Every State owl.li/w0Ku9
  • Benjamin Zander: The transformative power of classical music owl.li/w1QHI
  • Darwin to Shakespeare: If Historical Figures Had Business Cards and Letterhead owl.li/w0OVV
  • How to Reinvent the School Lunch and Get Kids to Eat Better owl.li/w0Kgp
  • Moore’s law gives way to Bezos’s law owl.li/vXRRG
  • 8 Surprising Ways Music Affects and Benefits our Brains owl.li/w0K3l
  • An amazing video: 1,001 Movies You Must See (Before You Die) owl.li/vXsx7
  • ◉ Recommended: 100 Ideas that Changed Film owl.li/wdwyU
  • Beautiful: Transfixing 3D Paper Patterns by Maud Vantours owl.li/w0K0i
  • Fantastic: Disney's Nine Old Men: box-set of flipbooks owl.li/vXlXe
  • ◉ Being a Lifelong Bookworm May Keep You Sharp in Old Age owl.li/wdvEq

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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