Figurative: The Week's Links

ALL THE LINKS POSTED ON SOCIAL NETWORKS:

  • Harvard scientists suggest 'Oumuamua is an alien device buff.ly/2SSB12u

  • In the Age of A.I., Is Seeing Still Believing? buff.ly/2AQu2Qu

  • Times critics reflect on how the Great Recession affected theater, music and the arts - Los Angeles Times buff.ly/2qylHLa

  • Writing is a product designer’s real “unicorn” skill. buff.ly/2JLcsQP

  • Q&A: Publicis Groupe creative chief Nick Law on leadership, Marcel and the future of advertising buff.ly/2SVeLER

  • Inside the booming business of background music buff.ly/2zFyBeP

  • The Problem With Being Perfect buff.ly/2zsGLqK

  • “We Need an FDA For Algorithms:UK mathematician Hannah Fry on the promise and danger of an AI world.” buff.ly/2DqDug0

  • The 8 best science images, videos, and visualizations of the year buff.ly/2Pg4MMc

  • The quirky ways AI researchers gather data to feed their algorithms buff.ly/2JJFj81

  • World's 'oldest figurative painting' discovered in Borneo cave buff.ly/2PN1VKf

  • Using Experiments to Launch New Products buff.ly/2QvGytS

  • Feeling Your Way to Breakthrough Creative Work buff.ly/2PeKfI9

  • 5 damaging habits designers need to break buff.ly/2D8Woal

  • It’s dangerous to think virtual reality is an empathy machine – Erick Ramirez | Aeon Ideas buff.ly/2Sn74XL

  • The Sensory Connection Between Art & Science with Ani Liu buff.ly/2PhvS5X

  • TC Sessions: AR/VR surveys an industry in transition buff.ly/2yZJk30

  • The 25 greatest foreign-language films buff.ly/2SO4z0S

  • Why we should all consider taking a midlife gap year buff.ly/2PxK8Xv

  • The ISS Has a Supercomputer! Never Mind the Fried Disks buff.ly/2SKEuA5)

  • A Huge Achievement in Math Shows the Limits of Symmetries buff.ly/2ztdU5p)

  • This Is Not What You Expect To See Happening Outside Of Your High-Rise Office Window buff.ly/2SLUcKY

  • Th*nks for asterisks: the maligned punctuation enjoying Twitter revival buff.ly/2JH7Zyq

  • In France, a Giant Spider and a Minotaur Roam, and Sleep buff.ly/2AOw9o2

  • Hovermap drones dive underground to autonomously map mines and tunnels buff.ly/2D5amKb

  • The future of Information Architecture – UX Collective buff.ly/2zebXcU

  • The Psychology of Social Sharing—What Makes People Engage with Your Social Media Content? buff.ly/2zwSuoj

  • Kim Høltermand: From Police Fingerprint Examiner to Professional Photographer buff.ly/2NYPVQU

  • This Is What Democracy Looked Like: A brief history of the printed ballot. buff.ly/2zyObZx

  • The New Rules of Communicating in a Virtual World buff.ly/2z6kcYw

  • Weighing the Risk: What’s the Cost of Not Making a Life-Changing Career Choice? buff.ly/2SFJohE

  • You have no idea where camels really come from buff.ly/2SFx9l4

  • What's the future of food? buff.ly/2SKIxwc

  • The quick, practical guide to picking colors for your designs buff.ly/2pZQNLH

  • How I Exploited My Own Social Media Data – Towards Data Science buff.ly/2Dan8ru

  • A Fact-Checker’s Notes on The Lifespan of a Fact buff.ly/2znY2kN

  • Andy Warhol Inc.: How He Made Business His Art buff.ly/2F28ogk

  • A Cunning Husband-and-Wife Duo Sold Hundreds of Forged Artworks in Finland. Now, They Are Headed to Prison | artnet News buff.ly/2zr9VGI

  • This Neurosensor Could Predict Hit TV Shows with Uncanny Accuracy buff.ly/2SKi01P

  • Prosthetic leg for amputees designed by Jae-Hyun An to encourage new genre of ballet buff.ly/2SI5Erd

  • Artists drive social change? How do you measure it? Here's a new tool from Americans for the Arts. buff.ly/2EZFjly

  • 5 basic skills of power, and how you can learn to use them buff.ly/2SHhTUV

  • Why we should all consider taking a midlife gap year buff.ly/2PxK8Xv

  • How can you uncover your best self? Start by judging other people — really buff.ly/2Sx8AXt

  • How do artists make a living? An ongoing, almost impossible quest buff.ly/2Mktfu9

  • The banana is dying. The race is on to reinvent it before it's too late buff.ly/2zpuNho

  • Garbage: "20 Years a Creator: The Influence of Technology in the Creative Process" | Talks at Google buff.ly/2znZfZt

  • Will Mindful Technology Save Us From Our Phones—and Ourselves? buff.ly/2OLxzrX

  • Elon Musk: The Recode interview buff.ly/2Pz1wLn

  • Acting like an extravert has benefits, but not for introverts – Christian Jarrett | Aeon Ideas buff.ly/2JHN9iF

  • Novelist Haruki Murakami has good advice on what you can do when life looks dark buff.ly/2DkMKlS

  • At Marvel HQ in NYC, we peek behind the cape at the brand’s approach to digital buff.ly/2qye9IF

  • Are interactive, digital posters set to overtake the printed poster? buff.ly/2FcGzCb

  • Designing people’s Instagram Stories is now a million-dollar business buff.ly/2AI57hZ

  • The 3 Psychological Reasons We Cling to Conventional Wisdom (and How to Break Free) buff.ly/2NjvSw3

  • DNA of a Designer: The traits of strategic designers and how they vary buff.ly/2Pz7uMm

  • The 100 greatest foreign-language films buff.ly/2EZSJhp

  • Here's What Happens to Your Body After Daylight Saving Time buff.ly/2D0d4R2

  • How Quantum Mechanics Lets Us See, Smell and Touch buff.ly/2zhqhl4

  • Should a self-driving car kill the baby or the grandma? Depends on where you’re from. buff.ly/2DfZo5n

  • A freak 1870s climate event killed millions – and could happen again buff.ly/2F6qA8i

  • In Norway, a Robot Will Soon be Delivering People's Mail buff.ly/2qrsQx7

  • This Tiny Drone Uses Friction to Pull More Than Its Own Weight buff.ly/2SBdEua

  • What's the best advice you've ever received? 10 designers share tips on surviving, thriving, and knowing when to shut up. buff.ly/2EQV2n6

  • Want to Innovate? Science Says, “Be A Nonconformist!” buff.ly/2SCQBiD

  • The World’s Scariest Fonts buff.ly/2JrKM34

  • 4 Ways to Pressure-Test Strategic Decisions, Inspired by the U.S. Military buff.ly/2SzsLE7

  • The Hunt for the Watch Thieves of Southern California: The true story of a ring of thieves who stole millions of dollars' worth of luxury watches—and the special agent who brought them down. buff.ly/2Dfbv2H

  • The Surprising Power of The Long Game buff.ly/2CMrm7L

  • Use meaningful words to explain clear, precise goals buff.ly/2Dd1X8a

  • Fifty Years of BASIC, the Programming Language That Made Computers Personal buff.ly/1k8ndHi

  • Screenwriters get a bad deal, that’s why I’m producing my own show buff.ly/2Swu0nO

  • Behind the wheel: Montana Rep's experiment in car theater buff.ly/2zgxEtb

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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