Articles of Interest – November 2, 2012

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QUOTE(S) OF THE WEEK

“Your assignment: Become a Sacred Cow Finder, not a Sacred Cow Minder.” – Jim McHugh (from Innovation Excellence)

“I cannot teach anybody anything, I can only make them think.” – Socrates

“There are no days in life so memorable as those which vibrated to some stroke of the imagination.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

“Live out of your imagination, not your history.” – Stephen Covey

“If you lose, don’t lose the lesson.” – Dahli Lama

Innovation Quotes of the Week – Oct. 28, 2012
Blog: Innovation Excellence

 

 

VIDEO OF THE WEEK

Creativity & Innovation (Video)
The Creativity Post

 

 

FEATURED EVENTS

NCN Webinar Archives
National Creativity Network

Global Entrepreneurship Week
Kaufmann Foundation
November 12 – 18

Also
Global Entrepreneurship Week Catalyzes Startup Communities Worldwide, New Kauffman Sketchbook Video Illustrates
Kauffman Foundation

State of Creativity Forum
Creative Oklahoma
November 13

The National Innovation Summit and Showcase jointly announces its call-for-innovations with TechConnect World 2013 in Washington D.C.
PR Newswire – The Sacramento Bee
May 12 – 16

 

ARTICLES OF INTEREST

What Next?
Blog: Innovation Excellence

Found On The Creative Finder, This Week’s Inspiration Starters
DesignTAXI.com

The end of should
Seth’s Blog

101 Tips on How to Become More Creative
The Creativity Post

At What Age Will Your Creativity Peak?
The Creativity Post

Making an Impact- Scientists and Engineers in Congress: Dan Lipinski
USA Science and Engineering Festival: The Blog

To innovate, scientists and engineers find inspiration in the arts
SmartPlanet

In The Works: Structuring Cross-Sector Partnerships To Achieve Impact
The Catalyst, Living Cities

An art class at a science high school includes math and poetry
GothamSchools

Is the Cost of Innovation Falling?
Harvard Business Review

“Carbon playground” converts atoms into fun
UW-Madison News

The Role of Talent In Education and Business
Blog: Finding the Next Einstein, Psychology Today

Does Your Team Have Enough Women To Solve Creative Problems?
The Creativity Post

I.B.M. Reports Nanotube Chip Breakthrough
The New York Times

Key to American Innovation? Incorporating Art and Design into Education
Technology on GOOD

State ‘innovation hubs’ target growth
Yale Daily News

Given Tablets but No Teachers, Ethiopian Children Teach Themselves
MIT Technology Review

On Learning Resilience and Equanimity
Blog: The Tao of Innovation, Psychology Today

Winning the War for Innovation – New Thought Paper
Blog: Innovation Excellence

The Intrapreneur’s Playbook
Fast Company

Post-election push seen for innovation ecosystem
EE Times

Hurricane Sandy, A Drenching Reminder That Tough Times Inspire Remarkable Innovation
Fast Company

Booz & Company 2012 Global Innovation Study
Blog: Innovation Excellence

Father of the birth-control pill talks science, art and the life of the intellectual
UW-Madison News

MIT show argues for art as an inquiry into the world
CultureLab: New Scientist
Through January 6

Take the Innovation Self-Test
Blog: Innovation Excellence

The Adult-Free School?
Blog: Sam Chaltain, Democracy. Learning. Voice

Role Models in Science & Engineering Achievement: Gregorio Zara
USA Science and Engineering Festival: The Blog

Best Ideas Are Never Very Creative
DesignTAXI.com

Wary of Future, Professionals Leave China in Record Numbers
The New York Times

Is Tuition by Major a Good Idea?
Freakonomics Blog

Also
More STEM Majors Won’t Solve Higher Education’s Problems
Blog: The Conversation – The Chronicle of Higher Education

This Revolution Is Not Being Televised
Blog: Sam Chaltain, Democracy. Learning. Voice.

Op-Ed: Immigrants as Entrepreneurs
The New York Times

Entrepreneurial women needed to create growth and jobs
Phys.org

Kal Penn To Host Discovery’s Competition The Big Brain Theory
Blog: CinemaBlend

The Four Essential Personality Traits Of Every Entrepreneur
Forbes

Modern lessons from an ancient master: the seven keys to creativity
TheAge.com (Australia)

Noam Chomsky on Where Artificial Intelligence Went Wrong
The Atlantic

Former computer engineer finds art a better way to express himself
NewsWorks

Shanghai Will Be China’s Next Cultural Hub
Business Insider

Graphic Design Archive Documents 500 Most Influential Designs
DesignTAXI.com

Innovation and the Base Rate
Blog: Innovation Excellence

Supporting the “R” in R&D
Blog: Innovation Excellence

Does Creativity Have An Expiration Date?
The Creative Mind

For math-phobic, numbers pose threat of pain, study says
The Chart – CNN.com Blogs

I know what you should do
Seth’s Blog

‘Smart’ Controller Lets Users Make Music With Hand Gestures [Video]
PSFK

Top 20 Innovation Articles – October 2012
Blog: Innovation Excellence

The Gift of Music
Blog: Finding Your Voice, Psychology Today

Literature Is Not Data: Against Digital Humanities
Los Angeles Review of Books

Movie Studio as Brand Manager: Lucasfilm Bulks Up Disney’s Bench
Underwire | Wired.com
Also
Disney to acquire Lucasfilm for $4.05 billion
The Los Angeles Times

Business creativity and brainstorming articles
Innovation Tools

Disney Buying Lucasfilm for $4 Billion
The New York Times

 

Also
With Lucasfilm Deal, Disney Spends Big to Land a Lucrative Franchise
The New York Times

Disney Buying Lucasfilm, Continuing Quest To Own All Your Heroes
Co.Create: Fast Company

The scientific quest to find the lost Da Vinci
Humans Invent

Social Innovation and the Question of E-Waste
Social Enterprise, Just Means

Role Models in Science & Engineering Achievement: Carlos Juan Finlay
USA Science and Engineering Festival: The Blog

Innovation is Fun!
Blog: Innovation Excellence

The New 6Ps of Radical Innovation for Large Companies – Perspective
Blog: Innovation Excellence

The best 82-minute movie on mastery I’ve ever seen
Blog: Daniel Pink

Rethinking the Computer at 80
The New York Times

Women Who Changed the World Through Science & Engineering: Ada Byron
USA Science and Engineering Festival: The Blog

How Memphis Mayor Innovation Delivery Team Actually Innovates
Blog: Innovation Excellence

The Artist Next Door
Innovator of the Year 2012 Art, The Wall Street Journal

Also
Magazine Honors Philanthropic Innovators in Education, Arts
Blog: Philanthropy Today, The Chronicle of Philanthropy

How Food Replaced Art as High Culture
The New York Times

Skimping on Research Funds
The Scientist Magazine®

5 Rules for Driving Innovation
iMediaConnection Blog

How Treating Your Employees Like Turtles Can Smother Innovation
Fast Company

Jonah Lehrer Wasn’t the Only Journalist Shaping His Conclusions
New York Magazine

Windows 8 inspires computer makers to creativity
Business & Technology | The Seattle Times

Women Who Changed the World Through Science: Stephanie Kwolek
USA Science and Engineering Festival: The Blog

Cleaning Your Open Innovation House
Blog: Innovation Excellence

The Most Valuable Commodity
Blog: Innovation Excellence

Do book publishers deserve special treatment? Antitrust experts say no
PaidContent.com

The World Is Not Enough: Google and the Future of Augmented Reality
The Atlantic

 

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