The Week’s Links: January 29, 2016

ALL THE LINKS POSTED ON SOCIAL NETWORKS THIS WEEK:

  • Marvin Minsky's Vision of the Future: Great NYer profile of the AI pioneer. owl.li/XDCFR
  • Meet The Man Who Created Papyrus, The World's (Other) Most Hated Font owl.li/XDDgN
  • An Oral History Of The Space Shuttle Challenger Disaster owl.li/XF2Hb
  • Exclusive: Inside Lucasfilm's "Star Wars" VR Project owl.li/XDDbs
  • The Urban Design Lesson Hidden in Blizzard 2016 owl.li/XBZCe
  • The Invention of Ambient Music owl.li/XBZug
  • Why Are Some People Habitually Late? owl.li/XBSkX
  • The Cameras That’ll Make the Super Bowl Way More Interesting This Year owl.li/XBWdm
  • The Information Missing From Those Super-Long Privacy Policies That No One Reads owl.li/XBtHh
  • Interactive timeline: listen to the #1 rap songs from 1989-2015 owl.li/XBTH1
  • The Vinyl Record Factory That Makes Your Niche Music Dreams Come True owl.li/XBZI9
  • Inside Facebook’s Decision to Blow Up the Like Button owl.li/XBtbe
  • 100 Years Later, Beatrix Potter's Tale Of A Fanciful Feline To Be Published owl.li/XBTFf
  • In Major AI Breakthrough, Google System Secretly Beats Top Player at the Ancient Game of Go owl.li/XBSMY
  • Virtual Reality Is Exploding at Sundance, and Could Soon Be in Your News Feed owl.li/Xzbxv
  • Next Big Test for AI: Making Sense of the World owl.li/Xzb0f
  • You Can Now Wander the Guggenheim Right on Your Computer | WIRED owl.li/XySZr
  • Next Big Test for AI: Making Sense of the World owl.li/XzaTr
  • The Neurologist Who Hacked His Brain—And Almost Lost His Mind owl.li/XyKqJ
  • Meet the shadowy overlords who approve emojis owl.li/XyXW8
  • Unseen Beatrix Potter story featuring an older Peter Rabbit to be published owl.li/XyJtc
  • New Rapid Response Systems Blunt Cyberattacks owl.li/XzbAp
  • This Is 40,000 Years of London’s History—Made Entirely of Paper owl.li/XyXEI
  • After Nearly 50 Years, Niagara Falls Might Soon Run Dry Again owl.li/XyT2K
  • 5 Ideas We Need To Steal From Megacities With Great Subways owl.li/XvQ1T
  • This Fun Literature Project Replaces Google Ads With Short Stories owl.li/XvrNL
  • See The Entire Observable Universe Beautifully Rendered On Your Computer Screen owl.li/XtlSm
  • Marvin Minsky, Pioneer in Artificial Intelligence, Dies at 88 - The New York Times owl.li/Xzd39
  • Droga5 Is the Ad Age and Creativity 2016 Agency of the Year owl.li/XvrJ0
  • To Make AI More Human, Teach It to Chitchat owl.li/XyJ7G
  • Using Public Domain Materials in the Classroom owl.li/Xt7KS
  • Creativity 2016 Innovators of the Year owl.li/Xvrzb
  • Old music is outselling new music for the first time in history | Chart Attack owl.li/Xt7Iw
  • Ad Age's 2016 Agency A-List owl.li/XvrsR
  • 8 Classic Novels Reduced To Their Punctuation owl.li/Xtm0V
  • What's the Difference Between a Street and a Road? owl.li/Xt7E3
  • Amid a surge in demand for rechargeable batteries, companies are scrambling for supplies of lithium owl.li/Xt7Dt
  • The strangest thing about Q-tips owl.li/XnzP9
  • Watch this robot solve a Rubik's Cube in about a second owl.li/Xt7v6
  • Discovery Of Ancient Massacre Suggests War Predated Settlements owl.li/XnzLV
  • How Well Do You Handle Uncertainty? Take This Quiz to Find Out owl.li/Xt7rR
  • The 20 Most Influential Academic Books of All Time: No Spoilers owl.li/XnzJd
  • Tracing Sriracha's Origin to a Seaside Town in Thailand owl.li/Xt6XN
  • Updated: Five Execs Leave Twitter owl.li/Xvcli
  • Google Is Offering A Free Online Class About Deep Learning owl.li/Xt7EL
  • How do they grow plants in space. owl.li/XswLb
  • Read This: A guided tour through David Bowie’s personal record collection owl.li/Xnwg4
  • When Concorde First Flew 40 Years Ago, It Was a Supersonic Sight to Behold owl.li/XmOvi
  • 7 Million Hand-inked Dots by Artist Xavier Casalta owl.li/XmwzS
  • The Fairy Tales That Predate Christianity owl.li/XmO56
  • The top 10 opening shots in film owl.li/Xmwwg
  • 130 Years of Coke Taglines owl.li/XmK3e
  • What Branding Experts Think About Coca-Cola’s New Product-Centric Campaign owl.li/XkUcY
  • New blood test can tell bacterial from viral respiratory infections (Wired UK) owl.li/XmCQG
  • 15 fun things to type into Google owl.li/XnwjZ
  • Could just two people repopulate Earth? owl.li/XmwHq
  • Evidence Stacks Up for a Planet Beyond Pluto owl.li/XkU4F
  • Can The Internet Predict The Oscars? owl.li/XkgIn
  • Everything We Know About Ukraine’s Power Plant Hack owl.li/Xk47E
  • Photographs of the Futuristic Antarctic Ice Station That Can Move On Skis owl.li/Xkger
  • Scientists Find Hints Of A Giant, Hidden Planet In Our Solar System owl.li/XjYUs
  • Go Inside The Work Of Salvador Dali With Surreal New Virtual Reality Experience owl.li/Xk9to
  • Fairytales much older than previously thought, say researchers owl.li/XjYLm
  • Jazz ‘Hot’: The Rare 1938 Short Film With Jazz Legend Django Reinhardt owl.li/XkU8f
  • VFX Bake-Off: From "Fury Road" To "The Force Awakens," VFX Oscar Contenders Talk CGI Challenges owl.li/Xk8da
  • You Don't Know as Much as You Think: False Expertise owl.li/Xk59w
  • Fantastic 99pi podcast on credit card origins: The Fresno Drop owl.li/XjPVN
  • Why Designers Love The Ampersand owl.li/XjDQJ
  • How to Answer the 31 Most Common Interview Questions owl.li/XhN2S
  • Look Up In The Sky To See Five Planets Align owl.li/XjDK7
  • 20 years ago today, NYTimes.comdebuted “on-line” on the web owl.li/XpXwE
  • A Brilliant MIT Invention Makes Incandescent Bulbs As Efficient As LEDs owl.li/XhFN9
  • Motherboard's comprehensive series on sleep. owl.li/XhW1P
  • Largest Prime Number Ever Found Is 22 Million Digits Long — NOVA Next | PBS owl.li/XhtWB
  • Derek Zoolander Hits the Cover of Vogue -- for Real - Print (image) - Creativity Online owl.li/XhURT
  • Japan’s Arcane Pictogram System Gets a Much-Needed Update owl.li/XjYIj
  • How to use data to make a hit TV show owl.li/XhN9C
  • New NYTimes site: Times Machine - Over 150 years of New York Times journalism, as it originally appeared. owl.li/Xp6oC

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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