Dichotomies: The Week's Links

ALL THE LINKS POSTED ON SOCIAL NETWORKS:

  • Calculating art: Artistic success takes a mysterious mix of talent, luck and timing. But could algorithms now predict and produce the hits? buff.ly/2z75NLZ

  • Inside the windowless bunker where Disney stores its 'secret weapon' buff.ly/2RasrdA

  • Thousands Of Swedes Are Inserting Microchips Under Their Skin buff.ly/2ODQTHw

  • Nasa photographs rectangular iceberg buff.ly/2R3tD2q

  • The 50 Most Daring Entrepreneurs in 2018 buff.ly/2SasyXS

  • Digital immortality: How your life’s data means a version of you could live forever buff.ly/2ScpnPw

  • Lessons learned: Seven ways news outlets can rebuild trust and sustainability buff.ly/2OJR6sz

  • What happens when Facebook goes down? People read the news - Chartbeat Blog buff.ly/2EvYKCl

  • Younger generations are actually better at telling news from opinion than those over age 50 buff.ly/2Aq9AWr

  • A 6-Part Tool for Ranking and Assessing Risks buff.ly/2Ap3HZx

  • One Reason Mergers Fail: The Two Cultures Aren’t Compatible buff.ly/2AoKXcP

  • How Netflix Expanded to 190 Countries in 7 Years buff.ly/2CxJeTI

  • The “Big Three” (And Free) Ways To Boost Your Creativity: Todd Sampson buff.ly/2D1Vpt9

  • Michael Bloomberg Thinks Midsize Arts Nonprofits Can Change American Cities, and He's Spending Over $100 Million to Prove It buff.ly/2PVNCjx

  • 4 types of research methods all designers should know buff.ly/2PQEgFF

  • (Re)building use cases for language technology in the newsroom buff.ly/2AoLZoQ

  • Six Cyber Threats to Really Worry About in 2018 – MIT Technology Review – Medium buff.ly/2PzrAmR

  • “We Had Gone Back 20 Years.” The Heads of Puerto Rico’s Largest Media Company on Life After Hurricane Maria buff.ly/2CBDA2T

  • Which Data Skills Do You Actually Need? This 2×2 Matrix Will Tell You. buff.ly/2NOBpuZ

  • Illusion of the Year: Top 10 finalists in the 2018 Contest buff.ly/2OLE3Hr

  • An Alternative History of Silicon Valley Disruption buff.ly/2yVVWbz

  • Establishing an AI code of ethics will be harder than people think buff.ly/2yVCFqS

  • Did I Make a Mistake Selling My Social-Media Darling to Yahoo? buff.ly/2PKNsLK

  • Two Hundred Fifty Things an Architect Should Know buff.ly/2CxHw4I

  • Fold N Fly ✈ A database of paper airplanes with easy to follow folding instructions. buff.ly/2R9nT7s

  • How to redesign a 175-year-old newspaper – The Economist buff.ly/2CWHFjr

  • The Two Types of Knowledge (or How to Be Smart) buff.ly/2RYEo7v

  • When you need to take an intellectual snack break buff.ly/2yTs7IA

  • Why we have an emotional connection to robots buff.ly/2yTrJK8

  • Why Kodak Died and Fujifilm Thrived: A Tale of Two Film Companies buff.ly/2NOlRHF

  • It’s Time to Become a Time Realist buff.ly/2zXSRt6

  • 3 ways that tech helps me handle my anxiety and depression buff.ly/2EpJ4R9

  • When Pop-Up Books Taught Popular Science buff.ly/2CuqEMc

  • Italy’s Oldest Instrument Hints at Sounds of Prehistoric Rome buff.ly/2OBpxl9

  • The 10 Best Books on Productivity, According to People Who Get Things Done buff.ly/2NQfxiT

  • Why Doesn’t Ancient Fiction Talk About Feelings? buff.ly/2q1Zntd

  • The Enduring Appeal of Oscar the Grouch buff.ly/2S39AT9

  • How quantum physics can make encryption stronger buff.ly/2CVn0Mv

  • Why I study the most dangerous animal on earth -- mosquitoes buff.ly/2Curbhp

  • 8 TED Talks on what you need to know about medicine buff.ly/2CV87tO

  • The Best Colors Named After People buff.ly/2ysMsEk

  • How Can We Make Design Better for the Color-Blind? buff.ly/2pUs9vM

  • Celebrity designers, context collapse, and rethinking how I teach design history buff.ly/2QYcPd5

  • How to Turn Creative Tension Into an Inspired Creative Product buff.ly/2OACdss

  • Typographica: Our Favorite Typefaces of 2017 buff.ly/2CTASGX

  • Stephen Hawking’s Final Book and Scientific Paper Just Got Published: Brief Answers to the Big Questions and “Information Paradox” buff.ly/2QYVDEa

  • Life Advice: Don’t Find Your Passion. Study suggests meaningful work can be something you grow into, not something you discover buff.ly/2RXvneN

  • Being Good at Prioritizing Is More Important Than Working Hard buff.ly/2S02Ox9

  • To Achieve More, Focus on Your Principles buff.ly/2Ey8X1f

  • A cartography of consciousness – researchers map where subjective feelings are located in the body buff.ly/2QZE4ns

  • Dear Creative Leaders: Will Creative Teams Exist in 2028? buff.ly/2EwNKol

  • Inside 75 Years of Lippincott's Iconic Designs, From Campbell's Soup Can to Coca-Cola's Ribbon buff.ly/2RXlttD

  • After 50 Years, The Iconic Mexico 68 Olympics Design Is Still Revered — And Disputed buff.ly/2CSfKkG

  • Computer Stories: A.I. Is Beginning to Assist Novelists buff.ly/2RZpAVX

  • Mysterious cosmic radio signal spotted unusually close to Earth buff.ly/2EwTEWk

  • Moons can have moons and they are called moonmoons buff.ly/2EEETke

  • From Print to Digital: Designing an Immersive ePub buff.ly/2RSPj2t

  • Rhythm in Web Typography buff.ly/2AcEqBR

  • Winners of VR Awards 2018 announced buff.ly/2NQ5x9c

  • 'The body lights up': stroke survivors find their footing through dance buff.ly/2pYbjfH

  • Mathematical ideas are some of the most transformative and beautiful in history. So why do they get so little attention? buff.ly/2RZvkyW

  • Relics of power: why humans cannot resist the magical potency of charismatic objects buff.ly/2EvbtVY

  • How immersive technologies have sparked a theatrical revolution buff.ly/2Eor1dU

  • How Immersive Theater Is Bringing Intimacy Back to Entertainment. Instead of passively observing the story, audiences at these shows are swept up in human interactions buff.ly/2J4TMez

  • Rembrandt masterpiece The Night Watch to be restored under world's gaze buff.ly/2pXj05N

  • Why the practice of craft delivers a meaningful life buff.ly/2EqLH4T

  • Your next doctor’s appointment might be with an AI buff.ly/2RTtaB8

  • Palm’s progress: The rise, fall—and rebirth—of a legendary brand buff.ly/2AeGsRY

  • Paul Allen, 1953-2018: Microsoft’s cofounder and so much more buff.ly/2QTN1yP

  • DNA-based molecular computing will pave the way for programmable pills buff.ly/2NMLgBv

  • How acting as Carrie Fisher’s puppet made a career for Rogue One’s Princess Leia buff.ly/2NMrXZ8

  • How Paul Allen Saved the American Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence buff.ly/2CRPQ0v

  • 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


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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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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Preparation: The Week's Links

ALL THE LINKS POSTED ON SOCIAL NETWORKS:


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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Voices: The Week's Links

ALL THE LINKS POSTED ON SOCIAL NETWORKS:

  • Donna Strickland is the third woman ever to win a physics Nobel Prize buff.ly/2PbIozq

  • Designing the Invisible. Your one stop guide to designing for voice based interfaces. buff.ly/2y6ZAz2

  • From Designer to Founder: Two Entrepreneurs Share Lessons From Building their Businesses buff.ly/2PcNImu

  • Adobe's Scott Belsky on Thriving in the Messy Middle of Entrepreneurship buff.ly/2O2KNAd

  • This man has helped shape Google search almost from the start buff.ly/2OyYGp1

  • Here’s the key to building good habits (and breaking bad ones) buff.ly/2yeD5rM

  • This is how competition affects your brain, motivation, and productivity buff.ly/2yaP2yN

  • How the “Most Human Human” passed the Turing Test buff.ly/2yceJz7

  • Distant dwarf planet called ‘The Goblin’ could point to Planet X buff.ly/2Os72Px

  • Self-driving truck technology is taking longer to develop than expected buff.ly/2y7kjm4

  • The 2018 Nobel science prizes buff.ly/2O6YAG1

  • From idea to typeface: How are fonts designed? buff.ly/2Ro6V5V

  • Jeff Goodby’s 5 Vandalism Rules for Advertising Professionals buff.ly/2O1jp5I

  • How to be Strategic buff.ly/2NlfL1n

  • MIT, Google, Cisco and USPTO create Prior Art Archive for better patents buff.ly/2OxiMQC

  • Announcing Fast Company’s 2019 World Changing Ideas awards buff.ly/2RsPVLP

  • Microsoft open sources MS-DOS again, this time on GitHub buff.ly/2y3aDsV

  • The surprisingly dark history of the color pink buff.ly/2Rgej39

  • SNL's 10 Best Ad Parodies, as Selected by Some of Advertising's Top Creatives buff.ly/2NgJVme

  • The 7 TED Talks every designer should watch | Inside Design buff.ly/2NUdQ99

  • Netflix Is Planning a Choose-Your-Own-Adventure ‘Black Mirror’ buff.ly/2y84P1c

  • We may not have found aliens yet because we’ve barely begun looking buff.ly/2P5DB2R

  • Three robot advances that’ll be needed for DARPA’s new underground challenge buff.ly/2P3oPJE

  • The first “social network” of brains lets three people transmit thoughts to each other’s heads buff.ly/2NRmmpj

  • When to Stick with Something — and When to Quit buff.ly/2IuVUfk

  • Frances H Arnold, George P Smith and Gregory P Winter win Nobel prize in chemistry buff.ly/2QqUqFr

  • What eight Google products looked like when they were brand-new buff.ly/2OeTcQh

  • The Lie Generator: Inside The Black Mirror World of Polygraph Job Screenings buff.ly/2RfSMrp

  • A giant crawling brain: the jaw-dropping world of termites buff.ly/2QDyZSs

  • How to Stop Sabotaging Your Sleep buff.ly/2xNjDmz

  • We thought the Incas couldn’t write. These knots change everything buff.ly/2y0zz4h

  • The almighty tussle over whether we should talk to aliens or not buff.ly/2xQtnvM

  • Why You Should Stop Caring What Other People Think buff.ly/2t0cxYM

  • There are too many video games. What now? As the games industry gets more and more crowded, we look at what small teams are doing to stand out buff.ly/2xWNY1k

  • See Mailchimp’s weird new branding fastcompany.com/90241616/see-m…

  • I Went To XOXO Fest, Logged Off And Found The Good Internet Still Exists buff.ly/2IixPIt

  • With Instagram Cofounders Out, It’s Facebook All the Way Down buff.ly/2zGC2Dc

  • Grit: Bringing Passion Back buff.ly/2QLEA9w

  • IQ and Society buff.ly/2Qdmvkl

  • Beautiful Minds: The Next Generation buff.ly/2PsJZAK

  • Misty Copeland says Instagram is getting more people to watch ballet: ‘It gives them a view into my world’ buff.ly/2Rd6NGe

  • At This Theater, All of the Directors Will Be Women buff.ly/2zFmnDW

  • I Am a Librarian, I Am a Tech Whisperer buff.ly/2R7tr2W

  • The say of the land. Is language produced by the mind? Romantic theory has it otherwise: words emerge from the cosmos, expressing its soul buff.ly/2y3ovDo

  • The Annoying Habits of Highly Effective People buff.ly/2NbSq1K

  • A sweet look at some of the small things that make our lives beautiful buff.ly/2kwlLbs

  • Can you teach a computer to be funny? buff.ly/2ExExqj

  • The to-do list method for people with crazy lives and short attention spans buff.ly/2wg4qto

  • Facing a tough decision? Borrow from psychology, business and the military to see past your blind spots buff.ly/2N95UeT

  • Methane isn’t just cow farts; it’s also cow burps (and other weird facts you didn’t know about this potent greenhouse gas) buff.ly/2N64AJr

  • ◉ The simple genius of a good graphic - smartercreativity.com/blog/2018/10/1…

  • 8 TED Talks about deep time buff.ly/2NMAjoi

  • The future museum buff.ly/2y22s0a

  • How To Tell When You Are Being A Bore - The Book of Life buff.ly/2OnnOPq

  • Are data nerds the new creatives? buff.ly/2xXoIIw

  • Being funny can make you money. Just ask Apple, IBM, and Taco Bell buff.ly/2zE04yy

  • Looking Back at 20 Years of Google Doodles buff.ly/2N7JfQ0

  • 3 Tips to Help You Prototype a Service buff.ly/2DCJl2A

  • Leading others to think innovatively together: Creative leadership buff.ly/2OoxWaI

  • Why Design Thinking Works buff.ly/2R9vlAf

  • Kids’ Brainpower Tied to Exercise, Sleep and Limited Screen Time. At least 60 minutes of physical activity a day, nine to 11 hours of sleep a night, and no more than two hours a day of recreational screen time were tied to higher mental test scores. buff.ly/2NNuEyy

  • The Queen: Aretha Franklin buff.ly/2xIkyF0

  • How Dictionary.com’s Twitter account got so cleverly woke buff.ly/2xXKrQo

  • Instagram’s Founders Have Always Had Impeccable Timing buff.ly/2R7ZTCc

  • ◉ One Small Step for the Web… Tim Berners-Lee launches Solid - smartercreativity.com/blog/2018/9/29…

  • Darpa Goes Underground for Its Most Daring Robot Extravaganza Yet buff.ly/2xXy8n3

  • It may be ‘data journalism,’ but Julia Angwin’s new site the Markup is nothing like FiveThirtyEight buff.ly/2R8AmZK

  • Mind-reading devices can now access your thoughts and dreams using AI buff.ly/2DCxqld

  • Designer Confessions: The Most Embarrassing Moments Edition buff.ly/2oqJOKY

  • What I Wish I Knew at Every Age buff.ly/2JDvckT

  • Be Frugal with Everything Except Your Bed, Your Chair, Your Space, and Your Team buff.ly/2NEc77B

  • 3 Surprising Secrets to Maintaining Your Focus buff.ly/2OiabOz

  • Is the grass really greener? A creative's take buff.ly/2R3Lg2X

  • Google Images will now display creator and copyright metadata buff.ly/2DBQfFs

  • Quantum mechanics may contradict itself when applied to big objects buff.ly/2DCg2gv

  • Where in the world are kids most optimistic about the future? buff.ly/2DxJR1T

  • Exclusive: WhatsApp Cofounder Brian Acton Gives The Inside Story On #DeleteFacebook And Why He Left $850 Million Behind buff.ly/2Dugde0

  • Billboards — yes, billboards — are having a heyday in a digital world buff.ly/2xL35ee

  • 4 Ways AI Will Help Overwhelmed Designers Refocus Their Energy on Creativity buff.ly/2R1v7uD

  • Facebook global creative director Andrew Keller on why creative ideas need to build communities buff.ly/2DzhNeB

  • The future of design – UX Collective buff.ly/2Ifdrrz

  • Discovery of Galileo’s long-lost letter shows he edited his heretical ideas to fool the Inquisition buff.ly/2OGlosd


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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