The Week’s Links: August 8, 2014

All the links posted on social networks this week:

  • Poetry? There's an app for that. owl.li/zUJ2U
  • Dancing and Hoping to Win Fans for Life -NYTimes.com owl.li/zUIdS
  • Peeking Under The Hood Of NPR's New Mobile Appowl.li/zU21d
  • Spike Jonze Reveals His Favorite Ad and How to Stay Creative With Clients Around owl.li/zTZFx
  • How to Tell a Great Story owl.li/zTRYz
  • Can Benefit Corporations Work? owl.li/zTT99
  • Creativity Top 5: The Best Brand Ideas of the Weekowl.li/A57lt
  • 4 Things You Didn't Know About Chuck Jones, Brilliant Creator Of Road Runner And Wile E. Coyoteowl.li/zTRID
  • ◉ Recommended: Sin and Syntax: How to Craft Wickedly Effective Prose owl.li/zSTbG
  • ◉ Picasso in his studio, 1956 owl.li/zSTp7
  • TED Playlist: Fascinating psych experimentsowl.li/zTRwd
  • 10 Dark, Creepy Children's Books Every Kid Should Read owl.li/zTSdz
  • Beautiful: Ogilvy & Mather Induction Box owl.li/zTRu5
  • MIT Rethinks How You Consume News owl.li/zTDl1
  • ▶ How Much Sleep Do You Actually Need?owl.li/zTDcX
  • Kern Your Enthusiasm (2)- analyzing and celebrating a few of our favorite (and least favorite) typefacesowl.li/zTnSU
  • Digital Weddings 2.0: Hashtags and Retweets -NYTimes.com owl.li/zTnZC
  • A Night of Dinosaurs and Stargazing (No Children Allowed). At Museum of Natural History in New Yorkowl.li/zTgq3
  • ◉ Recommended: Spunk & Bite: A Writer's Guide to Bold, Contemporary Style owl.li/zSTaq
  • ◉ Adam Savage: Ground Rules for Successowl.li/zSTnl
  • Download Over 250 Free Art Books From the Getty Museum owl.li/zTfRw
  • HitchBOT, the hitchhiking robot, bums 1st rideowl.li/zTnWK
  • 7 ideas from ancient thinkers that will improve your modern life owl.li/zTfQN
  • The history of the word “scientist” owl.li/zSSDh
  • Can Reddit Grow Up? - NYTimes.com owl.li/zTfO1
  • NASA unveils plans for a new rover: Mars 2020owl.li/zSSAq
  • ◉ Recommended: All In a Word: 100 Delightful Excursions into the Uses and Abuses of Wordsowl.li/zST9C
  • ◉ The Adobe Illustrator Story -smartercreativity.com/blog/2014/8/5/…
  • ◉ New Beginnings: NYC Ballet's 9/11 Tributeowl.li/zSTlN
  • How Yahoo Research Labs Studies Culture as a Formal Computational Concept- MIT Technology Review owl.li/zSSyn
  • The Early Jobs of 24 Famous Writers owl.li/zTdXV
  • Playing an Instrument Is a Great Workout For Your Brain: New Animation Explains Why owl.li/zSNdY
  • A market for emotions: With emotion-tracking software, Affectiva attracts big-name clients, aims for “mood-aware” Internet....
  • AIGA: What Creative Directors are Really Looking For in an Online Portfolio owl.li/zSSKr
  • In 1858, People Said the Telegraph Was 'Too Fast for the Truth' owl.li/zSJUD
  • 4 Kinds of Bad Advertising Millennials Have Killed Offowl.li/zSH6C
  • This American Lear, or Is Ira Glass crazy? owl.li/zSJfQ
  • SciShow Explains How Different Species of Animals Are Able to Change Color owl.li/zSsye
  • ◉ Recommended: The Invention of Air owl.li/zST8M
  • For WWI Anniversary, the Tower of London Has Become Surrounded by a Sea of Poppiesowl.li/zSHfW
  • ◉ Nuance: A Dance Battle owl.li/zSTkf
  • :Fantastic: The Talking Walls of Buenos Aires  - Google Cultural Institute owl.li/zSrNV
  • ◉ Can you relate? -smartercreativity.com/blog/2014/8/3/…
  • The Economics of Your Face owl.li/zSHeP
  • Advertising's New Frontier: Talk to the Bot - WSJowl.li/zShxB
  • What would big cities look like in complete darknessowl.li/zSHd0
  • Today's Google Doodle is great: John Venn's 180th Birthday owl.li/zUQWL
  • Handwritten Typographers: THe handwriting of great typographers. owl.li/zSHbJ
  • Stanford Team Achieves 'Holy Grail' of Battery Design: A Stable Lithium Anode owl.li/zO055
  • Solving The Scourge That Is Slow Hotel Wi-Fiowl.li/zIPQU
  • Injectable foam could keep wounded soldiers aliveowl.li/zLDE9
  • 6 ways to banish guilt from your life owl.li/zHeQa
  • Shakira's 'La La La' is Now the Most-Shared Ad of All Time owl.li/zLBfm
  • How 60 Seconds And One Word A Day Can Reduce Your Stress owl.li/zGeAj
  • NYT considering shorter print edition with unlimited digital access owl.li/zLAVg
  • Why TED Has Given All Of Its Employees A Mandatory Two-Week Summer Vacation owl.li/zGelJ
  • Full-Page Marijuana Ad to Appear in Sunday New York Times owl.li/zTenp
  • How the Internet of Things Changes Business Modelsowl.li/zLzuu
  • Ideo Rebrands Disaster Preparedness owl.li/zIPV0
  • When It Comes To Creativity, Are Two Heads Better Than One? owl.li/zFUY6
  • World's coolest bookstores owl.li/zDrvo
  • US military studied how to influence Twitter users in Darpa-funded research owl.li/zFQ5n
  • Hip-hop producer J Dilla's beat-making gear headed to Smithsonian owl.li/zDq7w
  • The Evidence Is In: Patent Trolls Do Hurt Innovationowl.li/zFPHX
  • Kickstarting a doc about making a living in the artsowl.li/zD6ao
  • The Science Behind TED's 18-Minute Rule owl.li/zDtlT
  • 30 for 30 Shorts: ‘The High Five’ - a documentary short on the history of the high five. owl.li/zCVV8
  • How Marvel Became the Envy (and Scourge) of Hollywood owl.li/zDtec
  • The Fasinatng … Frustrating … Fascinating History of Autocorrect owl.li/zDsWn
  • Where Restaurant Reservations Come Fromowl.li/zCVPY
  • The Down And Dirty History Of TMZ owl.li/zCCKK
  • Smart Things in a Not-Smart World - Technologyowl.li/zCVK2
  • ◉ What's the Point of Creativity? owl.li/zCuZt
  • ◉ Recommended: What the Great Ate: A Curious History of Food and Fame owl.li/zCvjq
  • Art by algorithm: Computer evolves new artworksowl.li/zCCEk
  • 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

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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