VIrtual: The Week's Links

ALL THE LINKS POSTED ON SOCIAL NETWORKS:

  • How reading rewires your brain for more intelligence and empathy buff.ly/2nBsGSp
  • 5 Scientific Ways to Build Habits That Stick buff.ly/2IqYDc5
  • How Man Made Music Uses Sound to Brand Everything from the Super Bowl to Electric Cars buff.ly/2zu3Xbj
  • MoMA’s Senior Design Curator explores how artificial intelligence helps designers reach visual and functional goals buff.ly/2vVe9EH
  • 10 Ways to Lead a More Fulfilling Creative Career buff.ly/2nmpaLk
  • How the Smithsonian is turning its art exhibitions into virtual reality experiences buff.ly/2OWMFak
  • Exclusive: Spotify CEO Daniel Ek on Apple, Facebook, Netflix–and the future buff.ly/2OVbIKV
  • The Girls Fighting Stereotypes in the World of Scholastic Chess buff.ly/2MrQ3IB
  • Finding new music in the algorithm age buff.ly/2OXAZ7h
  • The Strange David and Goliath Saga of Radio Frequencies buff.ly/2OXNShJ
  • Can breaking news break through on Facebook? (A post by Facebook) buff.ly/2AVA4Bj
  • The case for puns as the most elevated display of wit buff.ly/2OTVaDe
  • 'It's about time': Central Park's first historical female monument to arrive in 2020 buff.ly/2vOFd8t
  • Philly arts alert: Your 8 p.m. curtain time is not a sure thing anymore buff.ly/2Mvaqor
  • Why Do Some of the Most Talented Dancers Never "Make It"? buff.ly/2OY59rc
  • This is how tiny changes in words you hear impacts your thinking buff.ly/2vqomd0
  • The next major innovation in batteries might be here buff.ly/2ANc838
  • Typegeist, a new editorial initiative by the Type Directors Club. buff.ly/2APbKRH
  • A Generation Grows Up in China Without Google, Facebook or Twitter buff.ly/2OTf01i
  • Inside Magic Leap’s Quest to Remake Itself as an Ordinary Company (With a Real Product) buff.ly/2nlvliE
  • Meet a new kind of book, designed for the age of Peak TV buff.ly/2AMXysg
  • The Ultra-Pure, Super-Secret Sand That Makes Your Phone Possible buff.ly/2Omi2dv
  • The etymology of “orange”: which came first, the color or the fruit? buff.ly/2n6rV3j
  • The Defense Department has produced the first tools for catching deepfakes buff.ly/2Kzkf2X
  • 5 Things to Do When You Feel Overwhelmed by Your Workload buff.ly/2vq3mmB
  • When we imagine the future of learning, we often hear about STEM and STEAM and things like robotics or coding. But I’d argue that one of the most relevant subjects for developing a maker mindset is actually journalism. Here’s why. buff.ly/2vtvaGu
  • “Human as a process: What awaits us in the coming age of bio-enhancement?” buff.ly/2OSiIrV
  • The Dos and Don’ts of Supporting Your Local Library buff.ly/2AS1Sqk
  • Since the 1960s, the dictionary has cataloged how people actually use language, not how they should. That might be changing. buff.ly/2B1f7oT
  • If Facebook makes a safe harbor for journalists and researchers, would it help? buff.ly/2OPnWF1
  • Getty Images launches a new AI tool that helps publishers find the right picture for the story buff.ly/2OfGdKq
  • Design Debate: Have New Tech Innovations Made Work Life Easier or Harder? buff.ly/2ORks4Q
  • The Fight to Trademark Candy Shapes in America buff.ly/2AXwNlh
  • How to Set the Conditions for Innovation buff.ly/2uab6HW
  • Our Most Precious Heritage: A National Dialogue on the State of the Arts buff.ly/2MlF1Vf
  • This Week In Audience: Engagement=Audience=Funding? buff.ly/2OLAopc
  • Stylish 2,000-Year-Old Roman Shoe Found in a Well buff.ly/2LT8rOo
  • The 4 questions you should stop asking during your one-on-one meetings buff.ly/2IQtkn6
  • The 10 new paradigms of communication in the digital age buff.ly/2KxQShe
  • The Primal Pleasure and Brutal History of Sugar buff.ly/2nf0kwX
  • How Technology Shapes The Way We Read: A Survey of the Ever-Shifting Landscape buff.ly/2AJo6dR
  • Timeline: The History of Public Broadcasting in the U.S. buff.ly/2naQa0m
  • The explosion of design tools has come at a cost buff.ly/2vl4Iiu
  • 3 Ways Creative Agencies Can Take Innovation a Step Further buff.ly/2ncH0jS
  • How Matisse’s Cut-outs Took Over the Illustration World buff.ly/2KuquoK
  • Microsoft Calls For Federal Regulation of Facial Recognition buff.ly/2vjYYFA
  • Schools Can Now Get Facial Recognition Tech for Free. Should They? buff.ly/2OIRwvL
  • Exploji! A Visual Timeline of Emoji's Sudden, Drastic Rise buff.ly/2OKvXLq
  • Think your job is hard? Try being a robot diving under Antarctica buff.ly/2AJzfeT
  • How a Flock of Drones Developed Collective Intelligence buff.ly/2vkIInI
  • The Decline and Fall of Diet Coke and the Power Generation That Loved It buff.ly/2NZNOwP
  • What I learned from 200 design interviews buff.ly/2KbJCaV
  • “The world's most beautiful libraries – in pictures” buff.ly/2vxKSzy
  • "A Means to Change." An Innovative Funder Surveys the State of Nonprofit Theater buff.ly/2viqRxV
  • Smithsonian Asks: What’s The Role Of Art Today? buff.ly/2LV3DYP
  • Changing The Mindset From Old Power To New Power In The Arts buff.ly/2vDHjYV
  • The U.K. Wants to Become the World Leader in Ethical A.I. What Does That Actually Mean? buff.ly/2MlwxNU
  • Vice, BuzzFeed and Vox Hit by Changes in Digital Media Industry buff.ly/2Mg6SpR
  • Storytelling, STEM, and changing the conversation at Comic-Con buff.ly/2OJVUdP
  • For maximum recharge, take a Wednesday off buff.ly/2LTRbHT
  • While We Sleep, Our Mind Goes on an Amazing Journey buff.ly/2NkOFrm
  • Your Friendly Guide to Colors in Data Visualisation buff.ly/2M9wFQy
  • What Makes a Hit: 60 Years of #1 Songs buff.ly/2ux4Hrf
  • This is Jeff Bezos' 3-question test for new Amazon employees buff.ly/2vzWiTt
  • Why Westerners Fear Robots and the Japanese Do Not buff.ly/2vkySlH
  • Bioengineers Are Closer Than Ever To Lab-Grown Lungs buff.ly/2AHIPyR
  • What’s in your backlog? We asked game designers, artists, writers and more. The games that some of our favorite people in the industry still have to play buff.ly/2vk2BeK
  • How Graffiti Artists Are Fighting Back against Brands That Steal Their Work buff.ly/2LSdw9F
  • How Aquabumps, Dion Lee & The Australian Ballet create underwater magic buff.ly/2OA4BYc
  • Ozymandias: An Oral History of the Best ‘Breaking Bad’ Episode Ever buff.ly/2ODbPuv
  • We Are All Scutoids: A Brand-New Shape, Explained buff.ly/2M2Sl0J
  • High Fives, AI, and Connecting the Dots: MailChimp’s VP of Design on What Business can Learn from Design buff.ly/2tyjT6O
  • Test Your Creativity: 5 Classic Creative Challenges buff.ly/2vvx60l
  • The Stoic: 9 Principles to Help You Keep Calm in Chaos buff.ly/2JAMLSB
  • How MTV Has Radically Reinvented Its Look over Nearly Four Decades buff.ly/2LUkGtk
  • Design Legend Gail Anderson Answers Your Questions About Where Designers Should Live, Racism in the Workplace + Creating Social Impact buff.ly/2LOjYyz
  • 10 ways to prevent admin tasks from draining your creative energy buff.ly/2vtpr2N
  • 25 Secrets of Adulthood that I’ve Learned the Hard Way. buff.ly/2vultqB
  • 7 design lessons from Silicon Valley’s most important failure buff.ly/2n3ZmU1
  • How to take a sabbatical (and not go insane) buff.ly/2AB5hd1
  • People Don’t Trust the News—What Can Designers Do About It? buff.ly/2LXztmT
  • How Aquabumps, Dion Lee & The Australian Ballet create underwater magic buff.ly/2OA4BYc
  • What Does It Take to Put a Waterfall on a Skyscraper? buff.ly/2OC4ZW7
  • The psychological effects of a heatwave buff.ly/2uVIH9z
  • How The Daily’s Michael Barbaro Became the Ira Glass of The New York Times buff.ly/2mMb4Tp
  • The artful science behind the scent of bottled rain buff.ly/2M872iW
  • Sensational archaeological find is likely Germany's oldest library buff.ly/2LMhvVe
  • 33 Ways To Be An Insanely Productive, Happy, And Balanced Person buff.ly/2vo1REw
  • The science behind making a change that lasts buff.ly/2IiX5Ne
  • 3 Ways AI Is Getting More Emotional buff.ly/2n0IAFs
  • Steven Soderbergh and the Artist’s Journey buff.ly/2Mb1NPQ
  • The Company That Invented the iPhone in 1990 buff.ly/2AwymWL
  • The commas that cost companies millions buff.ly/2LcX6bL
  • “It Was Raining in the Data Center What do Facebook’s secluded servers reveal about the internet’s military roots?” buff.ly/2IKB5e9
  • How Great Writing Begins buff.ly/2yt4ARM
  • Sex, Beer, and Coding: Inside Facebook’s Wild Early Days in Palo Alto buff.ly/2LSulk7
  • Figures in the Sky: How cultures across the World have seen their myths and legends in the stars buff.ly/2A5doy2
  • Font Memory Game by Better Web Type buff.ly/2KQJnqE
  • W. E. B. Du Bois' staggering Data Visualizations are as powerful today as they were in 1900 buff.ly/2K71ZO3
  • When Do TV Shows Peak? buff.ly/2v2En8s
  • What to Do When Each Department Uses Different Words to Describe the Same Thing buff.ly/2mXjt6p
  • Big Tech’s handmade aesthetic buff.ly/2Apjqdi

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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