Articles of Interest – November 9, 2012

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QUOTE(S) OF THE WEEK

“Can you imagine what I would do if I could do all I can?” – Sun Tzu

 

“If everyone is thinking alike, then somebody isn’t thinking.” – George S. Patton

 

“While design is not always “free,” design-mindedness is not a cost item–and EXCELLENCE in design applies at least as much to the “low end” as to the luxury end of the market.” – Tom Peters

 

20 Quotes to Inspire the Entrepreneur
Under30CEO

 

VIDEO OF THE WEEK

Gary Hamel on Building Innovation Capability
Blog: Innovation Excellence

 

The Sky is NOT the Limit
Blog: Innovation Excellence

 

This is the Future of Learning
Blog: Sam Chaltain, Democracy. Learning. Voice.

 

 

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US President Obama Recognizes GEW in 2012 Proclamation
Global Entrepreneurship Week

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

Global Entrepreneurship Week On the Horizon
Entrepreneurship.org

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ARTICLES OF INTEREST

USC Unveils New Brain and Creativity Institute
Annenberg TV News

Innovation 1000 Study | 2012
Booz & Company

Is Diversity the Secret Key to America’s Economic Renewal?
Forbes

Neuroscientist Molly Crockett: how to spot ‘neurobollocks’
Wired UK

Science of Creativity Moves Into the Body
Blog: Tracking Wonder, Psychology Today

Is YouTube Making Us Smarter?
Technology on GOOD

Anticonventional Thinking And Implementation
DesignTAXI.com

Role Models in Science & Engineering Achievement: Fazlur R. Khan — Bangladeshi structural engineer and architect

USA Science and Engineering Festival: The Blog

Women Who Changed the World Through Science & Engineering: Liu Yang — Astronaut
USA Science and Engineering Festival: The Blog

Role Models in Science & Engineering Achievement: Garrett Morgan — African American inventor
USA Science and Engineering Festival: The Blog

Role Models in Science & Engineering Achievement: Lewis Howard Latimer — Inventor
USA Science and Engineering Festival: The Blog

Role Models in Science & Engineering Achievement: Helen Murray Free – Chemist
USA Science and Engineering Festival: The Blog

Startup Weekends Nurture Innovation
The Creativity Post

News: How Getting Rejected Fuels Creativity
The Creativity Post

Parsimonious Innovation
Blog: Innovation Excellence

The Awesome Power of Knowledge Networks
Blog: Innovation Excellence

Shaping Innovation – two sides of the equation
Blog: Innovation Excellence

Building Your Innovation Language and Culture
Blog: Innovation Excellence

Serendipitous Predictable Innovation
Blog: Innovation Excellence

What Do the Election Results Mean for I.P.?
Freakonomics Blog

The Hows and Whys of Gamification: 4 Questions for Kevin Werbach
Blog: Daniel Pink

A Genius Inside Us All
Blog: The Superhuman Mind, Psychology Today

Is Creativity THE 21st Century Skill?
ARTSblog, Americans for the Arts

Oliver Sacks Trains His Gaze on Himself With His Newest Book, ‘Hallucinations’
New York Magazine

Intel Corporation Uses Social Innovation to Empower and Educate Girls
Social Enterprise

The Beatles’ Surprising Contribution To Brain Science
St. Louis Public Radio

Here’s A Brain Teaser Designed To Spur Innovation: When Was The Last Time You Saw A Green Car?

Forbes

Creating and Sustaining the Innovative Edge
INSEAD Knowledge

Huggies MomInspired: A Social Innovation Program That Awards Mumpreneurs
Social Enterprise

Designing For More Than Just Looks: Inside Public Interest Design
Co.Exist: Fast Company

Wait A Minute Makers: Before Agencies Can “Make Things” They Need To Create “Makeable Ideas”
Co.Create: Fast Company

Connecticut Governor Launches “Innovation Ecosystem”
The New England Council

The Hunt for Innovation: 10 Strategic Insights
Forbes

Ivo Lukas: Marissa Mayer Proves Women Really Can Have It All
The Huffington Post

Solving The Other Jobs Crisis: Creating An Innovation Culture
Forbes

Milwaukee – the City of Creativity
Stark Insider

5 Outside-The-Box Ideas To Change U.S. Cities For The Better
Co.Exist: Fast Company

The Art of Telling Science Stories
WGBH News

John M. Eger: ‘Art for the Public Good’ Theme of Fine Art Deans Annual Conference

The Huffington Post

Should Science Majors Pay Less for College Than Art Majors?
The Atlantic

The Needlessly Inscrutable Geography of Scientific Funding
Jobs & Economy – The Atlantic Cities

75 Mysteries Of Science, Gorgeously Illustrated
Co.Design: Fast Company

For Innovation, Knowledge is a Poor Substitute for Experimentation

Forbes

How Apple, Samsung, And Google Take Different Approaches To Innovation
Business Insider

Closing Tech Innovation Divide and the Wealth Gap

The Huffington Post

Why Fiction Writers Should Learn Math
The New Yorker

The Most Important Education Technology in 200 Years
MIT Technology Review

The disruption of education: How technology is helping students teach themselves

Gigaom.com

Is Your Region Innovative, Productive, Creative, or Just Populated?
Jobs & Economy – The Atlantic Cities

The Science Life
Science News

 

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