Influence: The Week's Links

ALL THE LINKS POSTED ON SOCIAL NETWORKS:

  • Actors are digitally preserving themselves to continue their careers beyond the grave buff.ly/2NMrPJ9

  • Columbia DSL’s Sandbox: a podcast exploring new forms & functions of storytelling buff.ly/2RXKbu6

  • Creating Virtual Reality Journalism: A Guide For Best Practices buff.ly/2QLVuVr

  • AI learns to decipher images based on spoken words—almost like a toddler buff.ly/2Dquo3x

  • Arthur Miller and the Making of Willy Loman buff.ly/2Ov5NQg

  • How to approach design differently buff.ly/2S246YO

  • Exclusive: Lisa Strausfeld is developing a new kind of data viz “It’s almost like Google Earth for knowledge,” says the data guru. buff.ly/2AffwBk

  • Hollywood's 50 Most Powerful TV Showrunners of 2018 buff.ly/2RXcCZ5

  • MIT's AI can identify breast cancer risk as reliably as a radiologist buff.ly/2RVN5zh

  • The case for behavioral strategy buff.ly/2J84XTP

  • Jeff Bezos Wants Us All to Leave Earth—for Good buff.ly/2RSKzdb)

  • Jack Dorsey Has Problems With Twitter, Too buff.ly/2Eo7WII)

  • Isabel Allende: "The Influence of Hispanic Culture in Literature" | Talks at Google buff.ly/2J6K3o5

  • How My Smartphone Revived the Purity of Reading buff.ly/2LL6raf

  • Why We Forget Most of the Books We Read buff.ly/2DGStCV

  • How reading rewires your brain for more intelligence and empathy buff.ly/2KMnmIX

  • 10 Excel Functions Everyone Should Know buff.ly/2RQy3e4

  • Coffee Rust Threatens Latin American Crop; 150 Years Ago, It Wiped Out An Empire buff.ly/2RUIe1w

  • Apple overhauls its privacy pages, and now lets U.S. customers download their own data buff.ly/2CpjdpS

  • All the News From Adobe MAX buff.ly/2EkZdHd

  • It’s a Brand-New World When It Comes to Building Brands buff.ly/2QMStmW

  • Is creativity conscious or unconscious? buff.ly/2J2u3mY

  • Pantone’s latest colors are the ultimate sign of the times buff.ly/2EfzyzL

  • Infographic: Netflix is Responsible for 15% of Global Internet Traffic buff.ly/2RKix3z

  • M.I.T. Plans College for Artificial Intelligence, Backed by $1 Billion buff.ly/2ElfUlX

  • A Rare Dalí Painting Once Hung at Rikers Island—Until the Guards Decided to Steal It buff.ly/2OQpn92

  • Could the world’s mightiest computers be too complicated to use? buff.ly/2RMTmgy

  • Can We Just Admit That Banksy's Art-Shredding Stunt Is Actually Really Good? | artnet News buff.ly/2EkQe91

  • How to Deal With Conflict Effectively – Better Humans buff.ly/2OW6emh

  • Met Says 'Heavenly Bodies' Is Most Visited Show in Museum's History - buff.ly/2IStUlP

  • The Natural Wildness of the English Language – The Economist buff.ly/2pQBt3N

  • 4 lessons from the longest-running study on happiness buff.ly/2FpXlJn

  • Say no to meetings! And 3 other ideas to keep your workplace happy and healthy buff.ly/2RGDOLA

  • 3 ways to create a space that moves you, from a Broadway set designer buff.ly/2RLyq9T

  • TED Talks to watch on a sleepy day in buff.ly/2IVXGWW

  • How to stop wasting your life watching TV and do something worthwhile with your downtime buff.ly/2CaJEzr

  • How Much Power Do ‘Millennials’ Actually Have? buff.ly/2C6IlBr

  • Gadget Lab Podcast: Gadget Lab Talks to Google’s Ivy Ross buff.ly/2ROckDO)

  • No One Can Get Cybersecurity Disclosure Just Right—Especially Lawmakers buff.ly/2RNLb3O)

  • Watch Boston Dynamics' Robot Dog Strut Through a Construction Site - We didn't learn from that Black Mirror episode. buff.ly/2EhSo9B)

  • Stephen King’s 20 Rules for Writers buff.ly/2EdT8g0

  • Cassini revealed three big surprises before diving into Saturn buff.ly/2C7wqmZ

  • Three people had their brains wired together so they could play Tetris buff.ly/2EflndW

  • This photographer is capturing images of dying species before they disappear buff.ly/2OkuVZV

  • These 3D-printed body parts let surgeons practice on a model before they open you up buff.ly/2CcjFHD

  • This bike-shaped laser projection warns cars that you’re coming buff.ly/2A6kTTl

  • How do you write down a dance? buff.ly/2OmRwoQ

  • In Literature, Who Decides When Homage Becomes Theft? buff.ly/2Ei3qeY

  • Extracting audio from visual information. Algorithm recovers speech from the vibrations of a potato-chip bag filmed through soundproof glass. buff.ly/2RKSjhd

  • A Future Where Everything Becomes a Computer Is as Creepy as You Feared buff.ly/2EhaZTh

  • In praise of mediocrity buff.ly/2yy8Z2B

  • Why We Have Our Best Ideas in the Shower: The Science of Creativity buff.ly/2CbOKex

  • How to Check If Your Facebook Account Got Hacked—and How Badly buff.ly/2RLEeA2)

  • Banksy Authenticates and Renames His Shredded $1.4 Million Painting—Which the Buyer Plans to Keep | artnet News buff.ly/2ROUmkC

  • How AI is helping Amazon become a trillion-dollar company buff.ly/2Cc4gah

  • How the Beatles got their famous logo buff.ly/2A7obG0

  • Structural Typography Type as both language and composition buff.ly/2Ohky9e

  • When Tech Knows You Better Than You Know Yourself buff.ly/2yzYhsz

  • BBC 'to open classical music archive' buff.ly/2A6GN9l

  • Best theatre directors and conductors are leaders not too proud to follow buff.ly/2A6OOe6

  • Jan Tschichold, Master Typographer of the 20th Century buff.ly/2OkMAki

  • Experience It, Live It: The New Age of Advertising buff.ly/2EqxQvN

  • A brief history of calendar design buff.ly/2Nyv9aB

  • New AI Strategy Mimics How Brains Learn to Smell buff.ly/2piBVHH

  • 10 Immersive Things  buff.ly/2yf9LlM

  • Sleep: how much do we really need? buff.ly/2NC7Z30

  • Harvesting Color buff.ly/2C7DLCW

  • Is “Hipster Design” Really a Thing? buff.ly/2Pwoyzq

  • How to manage stress and avoid burnout at work buff.ly/2pK6lmu

  • How to Overcome a Frustrating Setback at Work - Let's Grow Leaders buff.ly/2DULuXA

  • A Mushroom Extract Might Save Bees From a Killer Virus buff.ly/2BYOXBX

  • Why You Need a Reading Plan buff.ly/2E1opm2

  • How to write the perfect sentence buff.ly/2QAyXtP


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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