Articles of Interest – January 11, 2013

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“Nothing is inevitable until it happens.” – A. J. P. Taylor


“What was given to us by the past is adapted to the possibilities of the future.” – Carl Jung


“We must not say every mistake is a foolish one.” – Cicero


“Next time someone complains that you have made a mistake, tell him that may be a good thing. Because without imperfection, neither you nor I would exist.” – Stephen Hawking


“To be alive at all involves some risk.” – Harold MacMillan


“Our fears are an amazing gift of the imagination … a way of glimpsing what might be the future when there’s still time to influence how that future will play out.” – Karen Thompson Walker


Innovation Quotes of the Week – Jan. 6, 2013
Blog: Innovation Excellence




David Kelley of IDEO talks “design thinking” on 60 Minutes
TED Blog


A crash course in creativity: Tina Seelig at TEDxStanford
You Tube


New York City’s Next Great Poet
The Creativity Post




NCN Webinar | Meet NCN’s New ED!
National Creativity Network
January 17


Global Grand Challenges Summit Announced
National Academy of Engineering
March 12 – 13


RISD President John Maeda to Deliver a Keynote Address at AEP National Forum
Arts Education Partnership
April 4 – 5


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


CreativeMornings | a monthly breakfast lecture series



In Brief …


27 Science Fictions That Became Science Facts In 2012
Blog: MyScienceAcademy


Five Questions to Ask about the Common Core*
Blog: Yong Zhao


The Science of Creativity in 2013: Looking Back to Look Forward
Moments of Genius | Big Think


National STEM Video Game Challenge
Joan Ganz Cooney Center


Local Doctor Blends Medicine And Music
WAMU 88.5 – American University Radio


Google Wins an Antitrust Battle
The New York Times


Online Learning, En Masse
Video – The New York Times


12 States Get Failing Grades on Public School Policies From Advocacy Group

The New York Times


Toontastic Jr. and the Brave New World of Online Creative Co-Play
Joan Ganz Cooney Center


The Top 10 Challenges for Brain Science in 2013


Your Brain On Big Bird: Sesame Street Helps to Reveal Patterns of Neural Development
Science Daily


Does the “school cliff” matter more than the fiscal cliff?
Blog: Daniel Pink


In Defense of Equal Tuition for All Majors
Commentary – The Chronicle of Higher Education


Don’t Let Idiots Squash Your Great Ideas
Next Generation Consulting


Myths About Our Right and Left Brains
Blog: Am I My Genes? – Psychology Today


Lawrence Lessig: Online Artists Share Work—Tyrants Would Prefer They Share a Cell


Key Takeaways From PSFK’s Future Of Work Report


Overcoming Artist’s Block (Part 2)


More Creativity, Less Standardization: Why You Should Support National Opt Out Day
Education on GOOD


Mobile Apps Drive Rapid Changes in Search Technology
The New York Times


Five innovation predictions for 2013
The Washington Post


Jon Kolko: Now Hiring: The Most Liberal Art
The Huffington Post


Top 100 Innovation Articles of 2012
Blog: Innovation Excellence


Role Models in Science & Engineering Achievement: Jane Goodall – Primatologist and Conservationist
USA Science and Engineering Festival: The Blog


Innovating the Toyota, and YouTube, Way
Harvard Business Review


Design Trends for 2013
The Meme


Social Entrepreneurship: A Fundamental Game Changer


5 Trends Entrepreneurs Will See in 2013


Never Mind E-Books: Why Print Books Are Here to Stay


A Visit to the New Museum of Math in Manhattan
The New Yorker


As the Battle for the Online Art World Sharpens, How the Players Are Adapting


Melinda Gates: Without Teachers, the Classroom Is Just a Room
The Huffington Post


Innovation – what’s that?
Blog: Innovation Excellence


Could Better Designed Schools Increase Student’s Performance?


Humanities Aren’t a Science. Stop Treating Them Like One.
The Creativity Post


7 Seven Characteristics Of Innovative Companies


NIH Scientists Identify Molecule That Restores Memory In Mice With Alzheimer’s
Blog: InventorSpot


How Free Online Courses Are Changing the Traditional Liberal Arts Education
PBS NewsHour


Innovation pessimism: Has the ideas machine broken down?
The Economist

30 Ways To Promote Creativity in Your Classroom
Blog: Innovation Excellence


Closing the Disconnect on Innovation
Blog: Innovation Excellence


Funding Innovative Science
Science Magazine


Sum Times: Math for Urban Walls
Design on GOOD


Michelle Rhee, Education and the Inputs-Outcomes Trap
Governing Magazine


America’s Next Manufacturing Boom In One Word: Plastics
Fast Company


A $1 Billion Project To Remake The Disney World Experience, Using RFID
Co.Design: Fast Company


To Increase Innovation, Take the Sting Out of Failure
Harvard Business Review


Iowa View: STEM classes are incubators for Iowa’s future innovators
The Des Moines Register


U.S. Immigration Policy Is Killing Entrepreneurship. Here’s What to Do About It


America in Need of National and Local Bandwidth Initiatives
Voices – AllThingsD


Entrepreneur Manifesto – Another Look


Management Is (Still) Not Leadership
Harvard Business Review


Top 5 Companies for Open Innovation – Jan 2013


Why The Next Social Media Frontier Is The Past
Fast Company


Women Who Changed the World Through Science & Engineering: Rita Levi-Montalcini — Renowned Italian-American Biologist and Neurologist
USA Science and Engineering Festival: The Blog


Four reasons your version of better might not be enough
Seth’s Blog


Create Now, Critique Later
Blog: Hollywood on the Couch, Psychology Today


Our Minds Wander At Least 30% Of the Time
Blog: Brain Wise, Psychology Today


E-book ‘buyers’ have few rights
Minneapolis Star-Tribune


Canadians back government support for arts in Heritage poll
Arts & Entertainment – CBC News


Mount Mary math professor in need of 50,000 business cards
BizTimes Daily


Where U.S. R&D Dollars Go
MIT Technology Review


17 Hot Industries to Watch in 2013
Small Business Trends


‘STEM To STEAM’ Uses Art To Teach Science Skills
Daily Astorian: Northwest


CES’s Biggest Miss: Marketing That Just Doesn’t Get Women
Special: CES – Advertising Age


Data King Nate Silver Isn’t Sold on Evaluating Teachers With Test Scores
Education on GOOD


Role Models in Science & Engineering Achievement: Farouk El-Baz — Geologist
USA Science and Engineering Festival: The Blog


Who goes first?
Seth’s Blog


7 Ways to Make it Safe for Others to Innovate
Blog: Innovation Excellence


Does Math Make Research “Better”?
Freakonomics Blog


Today’s Smile
Blog: The Flip Side, Psychology Today


Reworking Your Business Plan? Consider These Tips


A Pixar Animator’s Epic Quest To Create 365 Superheroes
Co.Design: Fast Company


5 Nonprofit Innovators to Watch in 2013
Outlook 2013, The Chronicle of Philanthropy


The Creativity Post


The First Mover Effect in Open/Business Model Innovation
Blog: Innovation Excellence


If Scientists Had Super Powers…
Blog: The Prince of Evolution, Psychology Today


Is This the First Videogame About Battling Old Age?
Game|Life |


Innovation, Consumer Reports, and the Prius: Why George Will Was Wrong


Who Will Be The Next Iron Chef Of Innovation?


2013: A Brain Wave Symphony?
Science with Moxie, Scientific American Blog Network


Modern parenting may hinder brain development, research suggests
Science Daily


The Fabulous Five
Blog: Innovation Excellence


Insanely Simple – Don’t Think Simplicity Is Easy!
Blog: Innovation Excellence


For a Glimpse Of The Future, Try To Read A 3.5-Inch Floppy Disk
Fast Company


Citizen Science, Citizen Policy
The Scicurious Brain, Scientific American Blog Network


Western neuroscience study reveals new link between basic math skills and PSAT math success
Science Codex


Twitter’s Biz Stone And Ev Williams And Charlie Rose: The Long And Short Of Creative Conversations
Fast Company


Innovation Methods Based On Bad Neuroscience
Business Insider


The Rise of Post-Familialism: Humanity’s Future?
New Geography


Big Education Ideas in 2013
Edutopia News


Essential Creative Advice From Joss Whedon, Carrie Brownstein, Jim Stengel And 13 Others
Co.Create: Fast Company


17 Innovation Essays For Jump-Starting Your 2013
Co.Design: Fast Company


Innovation: Where Can We Go From Here? A Lot Of Places, Actually


Mr. Rogers’ Lessons For A New Generation
Fast Company


Technology 2012: A Year of Innovation and Confrontation
Sci-Tech Today


Photos Of The Year 2012
Fast Company


Best of Edutopia: Staff Picks for 2012


Game Theory: A Playwright on the Art of Video Games
The New York Times


Natural Setting and Tech Break Boost Creativity
Scientific American Podcast


Pioneering Literacy in the Digital Wild West: Empowering Parents and Educators
Joan Ganz Cooney Center


Kids Online: A new research agenda for understanding social networking forums
Joan Ganz Cooney Center


Makers on the Move in Libraries and Museums
UpNext: The IMLS Blog

Connections – The Role of Art-Making and the Arts in the Research University
PND | Foundation Center


For Legacy Media Companies, a Lucrative Year
The New York Times


At Disney Parks, a Bracelet Meant to Build Loyalty (and Sales)
The New York Times


Are you Capturing the Value of Your Innovation?
Blog: Innovation Excellence


Matching Innovation Possibilities with Needs
Blog: Innovation Excellence


McKinsey Innovation Report – what stands out
Blog: Innovation Excellence


Engineering Incantations
Blog: Innovation Excellence


5 Ways to Quickly Improve Your Emotional Intelligence
Blog: Communication Success, Psychology Today


Saved by Art And Truth
Blog: Beyond Blame, Psychology Today


Spencer Hickman: Vinyl sales are on the increase
BBC News – Today


Inside The Library of Congress’s Mission To Organize 170 Billion Tweets
Fast Company


Who Made That Universal Product Code?
The New York Times


Exclusive: Disney looks for cost savings, ponders layoffs – sources
WTAQ, Reuters




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