The Week's Links: August 1, 2014

All the links posted on social networks this week:

  • PBS Digital Studios to Premiere First Scripted Series, "Frankenstein, M.D." on Tuesday, August 19owl.li/zCVyT
  • The secret of Minecraft owl.li/zCCoe
  • 20 New Yorker Design Stories To Read Nowowl.li/zCD2v
  • McDonald's Will Spend the Next 18 Months Rebranding owl.li/zCCVo
  • The 99U Podcast: Graphic Design Advice with Craig Ward owl.li/zCz1L
  • How to Manage Idea Overflow owl.li/zCzyy
  • ◉ The magic of a clear specification owl.li/zCuWF
  • The Enemies of Invention: Psychology Todayowl.li/zCzxa
  • ◉ Recommended: The Man Who Loved Books Too Much owl.li/zCvhz
  • Permission to Sin: How Moral Licensing Sabotages Your Long-Term Goals owl.li/zCyUe
  • ◉ Vint Cerf Explains The Internet's Address Book -smartercreativity.com/blog/2014/7/27…
  • Hand-Sketching: Things You Didn't Know Your Doodles Could Accomplish owl.li/zCzm6
  • Five Things Rich People Know That You Don't, General Strict Financial Discipline - WSJ.comowl.li/zCyRM
  • Why Your Life Needs A Mission Statement owl.li/zCzfv
  • Introducing the Password as Reminder owl.li/zCz8R
  • World’s Second Richest Man Thinks You Should Only Be Working Three Days a Week owl.li/zCyrB
  • Get More from Your Day by Using 90 Minute Blocksowl.li/zCyIp
  • ◉ Worthwhile Stories owl.li/zCuIN
  • Pixar: How to Create a Creative Culture owl.li/zCyEL
  • ◉ Recommended: The Emperor of Scent: A True Story of Perfume and Obsession owl.li/zCvc3
  • From the unlocked New Yorker archive: A Pickpocket’s Tale- The spectacular thefts of Apollo Robbins. owl.li/zCy2K
  • ◉ Barcelona: Beautiful Timelapse Short Film -smartercreativity.com/blog/2014/7/26…
  • Maria Popova: Staying Present and Grounded in the Age of Information Overload owl.li/zCyzo
  • Fascinating: The Mark of a Masterpiece- The man who keeps finding famous fingerprints on uncelebrated works of art. owl.li/zCxQl
  • How Creative Hobbies Make Us Better At Basically Everything owl.li/zCywX
  • 8 Hilarious Writers Who Landed Their Hollywood Dream Jobs on Twitter owl.li/zCyvx
  • Louie Schwartzberg: Hidden miracles of the natural world owl.li/zCp8H
  • 7 Questions For Logo Design Legend Ivan Chermayeff owl.li/zCm0i
  • ◉ Creative Destruction owl.li/zCuGk
  • From the unlocked New Yorker archive: How David Beats Goliath by Malcolm Gladwell owl.li/zCxNl
  • The intro to NPR One, NPR's new app, is fantastic. All apps should be introduced by @guyrazowl.li/zIsfA
  • ◉ Recommended: Marshall McLuhan: You Know Nothing of My Work! owl.li/zCv9P
  • UI, UX: Who Does What? A Designer's Guide To The Tech Industry owl.li/zClYa
  • ◉ The Creative Influence: Michael Bierut -smartercreativity.com/blog/2014/7/26…
  • From The New Yorker's unlocked archive: Pixel Perfect, on photographer and retoucher Pascal Dangin. owl.li/zCxIn
  • What Do Chinese Dumplings Have to Do With Global Warming? owl.li/zClmz
  • Great article- Ambient Genius: The working life of Brian Eno. owl.li/zCxCu
  • Didn't Read Facebook's Fine Print? Here's Exactly What It Says owl.li/zCtEF
  • The Beginner's Guide to Getting Better Sleepowl.li/zClfq
  • Uncovering Algorithms: Looking Inside the Facebook News Feed | MIT owl.li/zvu1U
  • The Necessary Art of Persuasion - Harvard Business Review owl.li/zCiHh
  • Did the invention of the notebook make us more creative? owl.li/zvhee
  • ◉ In praise of laziness owl.li/zCuDN
  • Creativity Top 5: Week of July 25, 2014 owl.li/zFRNm
  • A Quick Animated Tour of Iconic Modernist Housesowl.li/zC3f2
  • ◉ Recommended: The Idea Writers: Copywriting in a New Media and Marketing Era owl.li/zCv5p
  • 4 Things You Thought Were True About Time Management owl.li/zvh7Q
  • ◉ Tony Schwartz: To Solve Big Problems, Change Your Process - smartercreativity.com/blog/2014/7/26…
  • Great podcast episode of Digital Human about selling.owl.li/zAHIP
  • Unpacking the Science: How Playing Music Changes the Learning Brain owl.li/zu7AP
  • A History of the Future in 100 Objects owl.li/zAvFo
  • Re-Creating The Magic Of Harry Potter In The Real World owl.li/zAqYQ
  • Browse 'The New Yorker' archives free of charge for the rest of the summer owl.li/zqxbI
  • 7 things good communicators must not doowl.li/znnbE
  • Ingenious Signs Ensure You Always Get A Seat On The Train owl.li/zpF8W
  • Can Creativity Be Learned? owl.li/znas1
  • These Futuristic Perfumes Smell Like Things That Will Be Destroyed By Climate Change owl.li/zpuas
  • What Creative People Need To Do To Protect Their Work owl.li/zn9U4
  • 9 Science-Backed Methods For More Productive Meetings owl.li/zptJL
  • Behind the Traveler Photo Contest – Intelligent Travelowl.li/zn8jG
  • Act Like an Entrepreneur Inside Your Organizationowl.li/zppPM
  • New wrist-mounted device augments the human hand with two robotic fingers. | MIT News owl.li/zo23Z
  • Not Sleeping Well? Blame the Moon owl.li/zmVT2
  • How The Average American Work Week Compares To The Rest Of The World owl.li/zm63i
  • What price is right for great theatre? owl.li/zm8BR
  • 10 Tips For Leading Through Changes owl.li/zm62D
  • The Future of Opera. Is It Dead? - WSJ owl.li/zm8zc
  • War Of Words At Met Opera May Signal Shutdownowl.li/zC3k8
  • Infographic: Every Trip To The Moon, Everowl.li/zm60o
  • Are Multiplayer Games the Future of Education?owl.li/zm8wR
  • How amusement parks hijack your brain owl.li/zm5XC
  • The Moral Hazards and Legal Conundrums of Our Robot-Filled Future owl.li/zm8wd
  • The Creativity Pill? owl.li/zm6vj
  • Nonfiction Books About America’s 50 Statesowl.li/zm4ol
  • In The Information Age, You Can’t Google Good Ideasowl.li/zm1TW
  • What A Bonsai Tree Looks Like Suspended In Spaceowl.li/zm46f
  • ◉ In praise of laziness owl.li/zm8nR
  • 100 Great Sci-Fi Stories by Women Writers (Read 20 for Free Online) owl.li/zm1Sq
  • MIT Will Teach You Photojournalism For Freeowl.li/zm45w
  • MIT photography course materials freely available online owl.li/zm1RL
  • ◉ Recommended: The Idea Writers: Copywriting in a New Media and Marketing Era owl.li/zm840
  • Don’t Sell a Product, Sell a Whole New Way of Thinking owl.li/zm20t
  • DRM-free indie ebooks outsell DRM-locked ones 2:1owl.li/zm0Z3

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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